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Hazarmaveth
A son of Joktan.
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hazarmaveth, Son of Joktan
Hazarmaveth, Son of Joktan (חֲצַרְמָוֶת‎, chatsarmaweth) Mentioned in the table of nations as a descendant of Shem (Gen 10:26; 1 Chr 1:20).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hazarmaveth (Person)
HAZARMAVETH (PERSON) [Heb ḥăṣarmāwet (חֲצַרְמָוֶת)]. A son of Joktan (Gen 10:26; 1 Chr 1:20) and hence the name of a S Arabian tribe (šʿbn/ḥḍrmwt: Ja 643,6) and of the country Ḥaḍramaut (ʾrḍ/ḥḍrmwt: YM 349,5) inhabited by it. The S Arabian genealogies, too, follow the biblical tradition in
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hazar-maveth
Hazar-maveth. Descendant of Shem through Joktan (Gn 10:26; 1 Chr 1:20) whose progeny lived in southern Arabia (Gn 10:30) in the Wadi Hadhramaut. Excavations there revealed a flourishing economy in the 5th century bc, based on frankincense trade. This trade, revived in the 2nd century bc, made the area
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hazarmaveth
Hazarmaveth hā-zar-māʹveth [Heb. aṣarmāweṯ—‘court of death’; Gk. Asarmōth]; NEB HAZARMOTH. A place founded by descendants of the Semite Joktan (Gen. 10:26; 1 Ch. 1:20). Its location along the southern coast of Arabia is still marked by the cognate name (Wâdī) Hadramaut, which is a region
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hazarmaveth
HAZARMAVETH Descendant of Shem through Joktan (Gn 10:26; 1 Chr 1:20) whose progeny lived in southern Arabia (Gn 10:30) in the Wadi Hadhramaut. Excavations there revealed a flourishing economy in the fifth century bc, based on frankincense trade. This trade, revived in the second century bc, made the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hazarmaveth
HAZARMAVETH. Found in the Table of Nations (Gen 10:26; 1 Chr 1:20). One of the sons of Joktan and ancestor of a tribe in S Arabia which gave its name to the Wadi Hadhramaut. By the 5th cen. b.c. this area supported a flourishing state with its capital at Shabwa, 220 miles NE of Aden. Hadhramaut was famed
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hazarmaveth
HAZARMAVETH (aṣarmāweṯ). The third son of *Joktan (Gn. 10:26; 1 Ch. 1:20), probably to be identified with the kingdom of Ḥaḍramaut in S *Arabia, written ḥḍrmt and later ḥḍrmwt in the native inscriptions. The latter form corresponds closely to the unvocalized Heb. ḥṣrmwt, Heb. often corresponding
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hazarmaveth
Hazarmaveth (Heb. ḥăṣarmāweṯ)A southeast Arabian tribal group and the territory in which they lived (modern Wadi Ḥaḍramaut) mentioned in the Table of Nations. They trace their genealogical descent from Shem (Gen. 10:26) through Joktan (1 Chr. 1:20). Although little of the early history of the
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hazarmaveth
Hazarmaveth [hāˊzər māˊvĭth] (Heb. aṣarmāweṯ “village of death [or Mot]”). † A son of Joktan and descendant of Shem (Gen. 10:26; 1 Chr. 1:20). Included in a series of place names in the Table of Nations, it has been identified with Hadramaut, a district in the southern Arabian peninsula corresponding
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Hazarmaveth
HAZARMAVETH An Arabian tribe that derived its name from Hazarmaveth, son of Joktan (Gen 10:26, 36; 1 Chr 1:20); the name was subsequently applied to a region in southern Arabia.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hazarmaveth
Hazarma´veth (court of death), the third in order of the sons of Joktan. Gen. 10:26. The name is preserved in the Arabic Hadramɛwt and Hadrumɛwt, the appellation of a province and an ancient people of southern Arabia. Its capital is Satham, a very ancient city, and its chief ports are Mirbát, Zafári,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hazarmaveth
HA´ZARMA´VETH (haʹzar-maʹveth; “village of death”). One of the sons of Joktan (Gen. 10:26; 1 Chron. 1:20), or a district of Arabia Felix that was settled by him.
See also
Relatives
Joktan Father
Hadoram Brother
Havilah Brother
Jobab Brother
Sheba Brother
Obal Brother
Uzal Brother
Diklah Brother
Jerah Brother
Sheleph Brother
Abimael Brother
Ophir Brother
Almodad Brother
Eber Grandfather
Peleg Uncle
Reu Cousin