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Iob
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Iob, Son of Issachar
Iob, Son of Issachar (יוֹב‎, yov). Also rendered as “Yob.” The third son of Issachar (Gen 46:13).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Iob (Person)
IOB (PERSON) [Heb yôb (יֹוב)]. The third son of Issachar (Gen 46:13). In the list of the people who went down to Egypt (Gen 46:8–27), Jacob’s sons and grandsons are listed by families, according to their mothers. Iob was the grandson of Jacob and Leah by their fifth son, Issachar. In the genealogical
Jashub (Person)
JASHUB (PERSON) [Heb yāšûb (יָשׁוּב)]. The name of 2 individuals in the Hebrew Bible. Noth categorized “Jasub” as a “wish name” which means “may be (Yaweh) turn (to us again)” (IPN, 199).1. One of the 4 sons of Issachar (Num 26:24; 1 Chr 7:1 [K yšyb, Q yāšûb]). Noth also stated that the section
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Iob
Iob. Alternate name for Jashub, Issachar’s son, in Genesis 46:13.See Jashub #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Iob
Iob yōb [Heb. yôḇ]; AV JOB. Third son of Issachar (Gen. 46:13). In parallel passages (Nu. 26:24; 1 Ch. 7:1) the name is Jashub (Heb. yāšûḇ), which the versions in Genesis also support as the correct form.
Jashub
1. In Nu. 26:24; 1 Ch. 7:1, a son of Issachar. Gen. 46:13 has incorrectly Iob (cf. LXX Iosoub).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Iob
IOB* Alternate name for Jashub, Issachar’s son, in Genesis 46:13. See Jashub #1.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Iob
Iob (Heb. yôḇ)A son of Issachar (Gen. 46:13). The name should probably read “Jashub” (1), as in the parallel accounts (Num. 26:24; 1 Chr. 7:1); LXX Gk. Iasoub suggests that the letter shin was omitted from the Hebrew through scribal error.
Jashub
Jashub (Heb. yāšûḇ) (also IOB)1. The third son of Issachar (Num. 26:24; 1 Chr. 7:1 K yāšɩ̂ḇ); eponymous ancestor of the Jashubites. The name appears as Iob (yōḇ) at Gen. 46:13.2. A returned exile who divorced his foreign wife (Ezra 10:29).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Iob
Iob [yōb] (Heb. yôḇ).† A son of Issachar (Gen. 46:13; KJV “Job”). The JB and NIV read “Jashub,” following the form of the name in the parallel accounts (Num. 26:24; 1 Chr. 7:1).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Iob
IOB (yob). The third named of the sons of Issachar (Gen. 46:13; “Job,” KJV), called Jashub (Num. 26:24; 1 Chron. 7:1). See Jashub.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
IOB
IOB<yob> ([יוֹב‎, yobh]; the King James Version Job): Third son of Issachar (Gen 46:13). In parallel passages (Nu 26:24; 1 Ch 7:1) the name is Jashub ([יָשׁוּב‎, yashubh]), which the versions in Gen also support as the correct form.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Jashub
Jashub [Jay-shuhb](Hebrew origin: He will return)(Numbers 26:24). 17th century b.c. Jashub—called Job in the book of Genesis (Genesis 46:13)—was the third son of Issachar and one of the seventy Israelites who immigrated to Egypt. His brothers were Tola, Pua—called Phuvah in the book of Genesis, and
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Iob
IOB (Īʹ ōb) Personal name of uncertain meaning but of different Hebrew spelling than the biblical sufferer Job, a difference not made in KJV. Son of Issachar, according to Gen. 46:13; but a copyist apparently omitted one Hebrew letter, the name appearing as Jashub in Samaritan Pentateuch and some Greek
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Iob
Iob i’ohb (יוֹבH3410 [not in NIV]). Variant of Jashub (Gen. 46:13 RSV and other versions, following MT).
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