Iob, Son of Issachar
Jashub (son of Issachar)
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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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jashub jaśhəb [Heb. yāšûḇ, yāšîḇ in 1 Chronicles, but Q yāšûḇ—‘may he return’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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JA´SHUB (jaʹshub; “he returns”).1. The third son of Issachar and founder of the family of the Jashubites (Num. 26:24; 1 Chron. 7:1). He is called Iob (Gen. 46:13; “Job,” KJV), perhaps by contraction, corruption, or substitution, before 1871 b.c.2. One of the sons of Bani, a layman in the time of Ezra
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