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Jokshan
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jokshan, Son of Abraham
Jokshan, Son of Abraham (יָקְשָׁן‎, yoqshan). A son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen 25:2–3; 1 Chr 1:32).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jokshan (Person)
JOKSHAN (PERSON) [Heb yoqšān (יָקְשָׁן)]. A clan name in the genealogy of Abraham by his wife Keturah in Gen 25:2. Jokshan is the second of seven sons born to Keturah. He is described in 25:3 as the father of Sheba and Dedan. This designation is problematic because of two statements in the genealogies
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jokshan
Jokshan. Son of Abraham and Keturah, and the father of Sheba and Dedan (Gn 25:2, 3; 1 Chr 1:32).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jokshan
Jokshan jokʹshen [Heb. yoqšān, meaning unknown]. Son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:2f par 1 Ch. 1:32).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jokshan
JOKSHAN Son of Abraham and Keturah, and the father of Sheba and Dedan (Gn 25:2–3; 1 Chr 1:32).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jokshan
Jokshan (jok´shan), the second child of Abraham and his second wife, Keturah (Gen. 25:2; 1 Chron. 1:32), and the father of Sheba and Dedan (Gen. 25:3; 1 Chron. 1:32; but cf. Gen. 10:7, 28). According to Gen. 25:5–6, Jokshan received no inheritance; Abraham gave all he had to Isaac, sending the sons of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jokshan
JOKSHAN. A son of Abraham and Keturah, and the ancestor of the Sheba and Dedan tribes of Arabia (Gen 25:1–3; 1 Chr 1:32).The supposition that Jokshan is to be identified with Joktan (Gen 10:25; 1 Chr 1:20) is unsupported historically and philologically.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jokshan
JOKSHAN. A son of Abraham and Keturah, and father of Sheba and Dedan (Gn. 25:2–3; 1 Ch. 1:32). The name is sometimes assumed to be another form of *Joktan (Gn. 10:25–29; 1 Ch. 1:19–23), but bearers of these names are kept distinct in the genealogical lists.R. J. Way.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jokshan
Jokshan (Heb. yoqšān)A son of Abraham and Keturah; eponymous ancestor of various Arabian peoples (Gen. 25:2–3; 1 Chr. 1:32).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jokshan
Jokshan [jŏkˊshăn] (Heb. yoqšān). A son of Abraham and Keturah, and eponymous ancestor of various Arabian peoples (Gen. 25:2–3; 1 Chr. 1:32).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jokshan
Jok´shan (fowler), a son of Abraham and Keturah, Gen. 25:2, 3; 1 Chron. 1:32, whose sons were Sheba and Dedan.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jokshan
JOK´SHAN (jokʹshan). The second son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:2–3; 1 Chron. 1:32). His sons Sheba and Dedan are the ancestors of the Sabaeans and Dedanites that populated a part of Arabia Felix.
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Relatives
Abraham Father
Keturah Mother
Isaac Brother
Ishmael Brother
Midian Brother
Shuah Brother
Zimran Brother
Medan Brother
Ishbak Brother
Dedan Son
Sheba Son
Jacob Nephew
Isaac Cousin
Esau Nephew
Sarah Aunt
Lot Cousin
Terah Grandfather
Basemath Niece
Haran Uncle
Nahor Uncle
Mahalath Niece
Maacah Cousin
Hadad Nephew
Milcah Cousin
Mishma Nephew
Mibsam Nephew
Tahash Cousin
Nebaioth Nephew
Iscah Cousin
Kedar Nephew
Dumah Nephew
Tebah Cousin
Tema Nephew
Massa Nephew
Ephah Nephew
Epher Nephew
Buz Cousin
Jetur Nephew
Naphish Nephew
Adbeel Nephew
Kemuel Cousin
Kedemah Nephew
Enoch Nephew
Uz Cousin
Hazo Cousin
Pildash Cousin
Abida Nephew
Jidlaph Cousin
Eldaah Nephew