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Jetur
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jetur, Son of Ishmael
Jetur, Son of Ishmael (יְטוּר‎, yetur). A prince of one of the twelve Ishmaelite tribes (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jetur (Person)
JETUR (PERSON) [Heb yĕṭûr (יְטוּר)]. The tenth son of Ishmael (Gen 25:15: 1 Chr 1:31). With the exception of Kedemah, all sons of Ishmael were Arab tribes of the 7th through 5th centuries b.c. See also ISHMAELITES. As a tribe, Jetur is mentioned in 1 Chr 5:19. See also ITURAEA for the history of this
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jetur
Jetur. Tribe descended from Ishmael (Gn 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31); the Israelite tribes who settled east of the Jordan had to fight them (1 Chr 5:19). Called Itureans, they survived into NT times, giving their name to Ituraea, an area northeast of Galilee (Lk 3:1).See Ituraea.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jetur
Jetur jēʹtər [Heb. yeṭûr-meaning uncertain]. A “son” of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15 par 1 Ch. 1:31); against this clan the two and one-half tribes warred (1 Ch. 5:18f.). They are the Ituraeans of NT times. See Ituraea.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jetur
JETUR, JETURITES Son of Ishmael and his descendants (Gn 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31); the Israelite tribes who settled east of the Jordan had to fight them (1 Chr 5:19). Also called Itureans, they survived into NT times, giving their name to Iturea, an area northeast of Galilee (Lk 3:1). See Ituraea, Iturea, Itureans.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jetur
JETUR. One of the sons of Ishmael, founder of a tribe (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31; 5:19). See Ituraea.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jetur
Jetur (Heb. yĕṭûr)A son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15 = 1 Chr. 1:31). He was eponymous ancestor of the Ituraeans, one of the peoples against whom the Transjordanian tribes of Israel made war (1 Chr. 5:19; cf. LXX).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jetur
Jetur [jētər] (Heb. yeṭûr). A son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15 par. 1 Chr. 1:31); eponymous ancestor of the Ituraeans. His descendants were among the peoples against whom the Transjordanian tribes of Israel made war (5:19).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jetur
JE´TUR (jeʹtur). One of the twelve sons of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chron. 1:31). His name stands also for his descendants, the Ituraeans (5:19), living E of the northern Jordan (Luke 3:1).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jetur
JETUR [JEE tuhr] — a son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15). His tribe warred against the tribes of Reuben and Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh (1 Chr. 5:19).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JETUR
JETUR<je’-tur> ([יְטוּר‎, yeTur], meaning uncertain): a “son” of Ishmael (Gen 25:15 parallel 1 Ch 1:31); against this clan the two and a half tribes warred (1 Ch 5:18 f); they are the Itureans of New Testament times.See ITURAEA.
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Mibsam Brother
Nebaioth Brother
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Dumah Brother
Tema Brother
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Naphish Brother
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Kedemah Brother
Basemath Sister
Mahalath Sister
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Abraham Grandfather
Isaac Uncle
Esau Cousin
Hagar Grandmother
Midian Uncle
Reuel Nephew
Shuah Uncle
Jokshan Uncle
Zimran Uncle
Medan Uncle
Ishbak Uncle
Dedan Cousin
Ephah Cousin
Epher Cousin
Sheba Cousin
Enoch Cousin
Abida Cousin
Eldaah Cousin