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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Tema
Tema (תֵּמָא‎, tema'; or תֵּימָא‎, teima'). An oasis city located on the northwestern border of the Arabian Desert.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Tema (Place)
TEMA (PLACE) [Heb têmāʾ (תֵּימָא‎); tēmāʾ (תֵּמָא)]. A city in N Arabia (Isa 21:14; Jer 25:23; Job 6:19). It was apparently associated with a “son of Ishmael” (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:30).A. Name and IdentificationB. Location and Topographical DescriptionC. History of ExplorationD. Tema in the 1st
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tema
Tema. Ninth son of Ishmael who became chief of a powerful nomadic tribe in the north Arabian wilderness (Gn 25:15; 1 Chr 1:30; Jer 25:23). The descendants of Tema were primarily caravan traders who controlled access to important routes across the desert (Jb 6:19). Tema was also associated with the territory
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tema
Tema tēʹmə [Heb. têmāʾ, tēmāʾ]; NEB also TEMAN. Son of Ishmael, and a locality in Arabia named for a tribe descended from him (Gen. 25:15; 1 Ch. 1:30). Tema was one of the north Arabian regions against which Jeremiah prophesied (Jer. 25:23). Its desert setting is seen in Job 6:19, which alludes
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Tema (Place)
TEMA (Place) Town generally identified with Teima’, an oasis located 200 miles (321.8 kilometers) north of Medina and 40 miles (64.4 kilometers) south of Dumah. Teima’ was located on an ancient caravan route that connected the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Aqaba. In prophetic literature Tema is mentioned
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Tema
Tema (tee´muh).1 The ninth-named son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chron. 1:3). He is probably to be regarded as the ancestor of the tribe or people called Tema who are mentioned in Jer. 23:25, and so he would also be associated with 2.2 A location in northern Arabia, known for caravan traffic (Job 6:19)
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Tema
TEMA. The name (Heb. tēmā’) of the son and descendants of Ishmael (Gn. 25:15; 1 Ch. 1:30) and of the district they inhabited (Jb. 6:19). It is mentioned, with Dedan and Buz, as a remote place (Je. 25:23) and as an oasis in the desert on a main trade route through Arabia (Is. 21:14). Aramaic stelae
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Tema
Tema (Heb. têmāʾ) (PLACE)A city in north Arabia (Isa. 21:14; Jer. 25:23) associated with a son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chr. 1:30). Tema (TayMâʾ; modern Teimā, 360 km. [220 mi.] ESE of Aqaba) was an important commercial center located at the convergence of three important trade routes (Job 6:19).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Tema
Tema [tēˊmə] (Heb. têmā˒). A son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chr. 1:30). The name also designates his descendants (who constituted an Arabian tribe) and their home in northwest Arabia (modern Teimā; Isa. 21:14; Jer. 25:23). This oasis, ca. 360 km. (220 mi.) eastsoutheast of modern Aqaba, was
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Tema
TEMA A region in northern Arabia (Isa 21:14; Jer 25:23; Job 6:19). It was the home of the descendants of Ishmael (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:30).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Tema
TE´MA (tēʹma). The ninth son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chron. 1:30); from whom came the tribe called after him, mentioned in Job 6:19; Jer. 25:23; also the land occupied by this tribe (Isa. 21:14). It denotes Taima in Arabia midway between Damascus and Mecca.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Tema
Temasouth; desert, one of the sons of Ishmael, and father of a tribe so called (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chr. 1:30; Job 6:19; Isa. 21:14; Jer. 25:23) which settled at a place to which he gave his name, some 250 miles south-east of Edom, on the route between Damascus and Mecca, in the northern part of the Arabian
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