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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Cub
Cub (כּוּב‎, kuv). Another name for Libya. The people of Cub are mentioned with other nations as part of an alliance with Egypt (Ezek 30:5).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Cub
Cub. Name of a place, identified as Libya (rsv margin), in Ezekiel 30:5.See Libya, Libyans.
Chub
Chub. kjv spelling of Cub, a place in Ezekiel 30:5 identified as Libya (rsv margin).See Libya, Libyans.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Cub
CUB* Name of a place, identified as Libya (rsv mg), in Ezekiel 30:5. See Libya, Libyans.
Chub
CHUB* kjv spelling of Kub, a place in Ezekiel 30:5 identified as Libya. See Kub.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Chub
CHUB. A place or nation in alliance with Egypt and mentioned along with Ethiopia, Libya and Lydia (Ezk 30:5). The ASV transliterates a corrected Heb. reading by “Cub,” while the RSV translates the corrected reading as “Libya” (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Cub
Cub (Heb. kûḇ)An unidentified people mentioned in the prophecy against Egypt (Ezek. 30:5 NRSV mg), possibly the Libyans (LXX Libyes; cf. Heb. lûḇ) in Cyrenaica.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Cub
Cub [kŭḇ] (Heb. kûḇ). An unidentified people mentioned in the prophecy against Egypt (Ezek. 30:5; so RSV mg., JB; KJV “Chub”), possibly the Libyans. (LXX Libyes; cf. Heb. lûḇ; so BH RSV, NIV “Libya”), in Cyrenaica.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chub
Chub, the name of a people in alliance with Egypt in the time of Nebuchadnezzar, Ezek. 30:5, and probably of northern Africa.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Chub
CHUB (kûb; only Ezek. 30:5, KJV). A nation in alliance with Egypt, and probably near it. Some read Lub (or, NIV, “Libya”), a singular form of Lubı̂m (Libyans), which elsewhere occurs only in the plural. Some propose Nūb (Nubia), as the Arab. version has Noobeh. But these emendations are only conjectures.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Chub
Chubthe name of a people in alliance with Egypt in the time of Nebuchadnezzar. The word is found only in Ezek. 30:5. They were probably a people of Northern Africa, or of the lands near Egypt in the south.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Chub
CHUB [kub] — a people who allied with Egypt against the Babylonians in the time of Nebuchadnezzar (Ezek 30:5). Many scholars believe Chub is a textual error and should be read as in the Septuagint, Lub, that is, Libya (NIV, NRSV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CUB
CUB<kub> ([כּוּב‎, kubh]; the King James Version Chub): The word occurs only in Ezekiel 30:5. There it is almost certainly a corruption, and we should read, as in Septuagint, “Lub,” i.e. Libya. Libya, in the earlier part of the same verse (the King James Version), is a mistr of “Put,” thus correctly
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Chub
Chub, a country mentioned in Ezek. 30:5 in connection with Egypt and Cush, and conjectured to be Nubia.