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Lehabim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Lehabim
Lehabim (לְהָבִים‎, lehavim). The descendants of Egypt, son of Ham (Gen 10:13; 1 Chr 1:11).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Lehabim
LEHABIM [Heb lĕhābı̂m (לְהָבִים)]. Var. LUBIM. Descendants of Egypt according to the Table of Nations (Gen 10:13; cf. 1 Chr 1:11) who, according to the genealogies, is a son of Ham and grandson of Noah. While not direct, Semitic kinsmen of Israel, their association with Israel’s powerful Egyptian neighbor
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Lehabim
Lehabim. One of several peoples associated with Egypt (Gn 10:13; 1 Chr 1:11). The Lehabim are either an unidentified people near Egypt or, as many scholars hold, probably correctly, identical with the Lubim (Libyans). The latter are often seen in the Bible as fighting in alliance with Egypt (Jer 46:9
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lehabim
Lehabim lə-hāʹbim [Heb. lehāḇîm; Gk. Labieim]; NEB LEHABITES. Descendants of the Egyptians (Mizraim), according to Gen. 10:13; 1 Ch. 1:11. They are not identifiable, but because of morphological similarity, some scholars have suggested emending the name to Lubim, i.e., Libyans. See Libya.J. McKenna
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Lehabim, Lehabites
LEHABIM*, LEHABITES One of several peoples associated with Egypt (Gn 10:13; 1 Chr 1:11). The Lehabim are either an unidentified people near Egypt or—as many scholars hold, probably correctly—identical with the Lubim (Libyans). The latter are often seen in the Bible as fighting in alliance with Egypt
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Lehabim
LEHABIM. The third son of Mizraim (Gen 10:13; 1 Chr 1:11). Scholars have differed as to the correct spelling of the word, some preferring to see it as a misspelling for Lûbı̂m (2 Chr 12:3); others believe the spelling to be Lu˒bim. The LXX transcribes the word Labiēim which would reflect Lûbı̂m. However,
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Lehabim
LEHABIM. The third son of Mizraim (Gn. 10:13; 1 Ch. 1:11). The name (Heb. lehāḇîm) is unknown apart from these references, but many scholars would equate it with lûḇîm of 2 Ch. 12:3, etc. (*Lubim), which is generally identified as referring to the Libyans. In support of this is the lxx reading
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Lehabim
Lehabim (Heb. lĕhāḇɩ̂m)A people among the sons of Ham, named as offspring of Egypt (Gen. 10:13; 1 Chr. 1:11). They are generally identified with the Libyans (perhaps an alternative spelling of Heb. lûḇɩ̂m).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Lehabim
Lehabim [lə hāˊbĭm] (Heb. lehāḇîm). A people among the sons of Ham, named as offspring of Egypt (Heb. miṣrayim) (Gen. 10:13; 1 Chr. 1:11). They are generally identified with the Libyians (Lubim). See Libya.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Lehabim
LEHABIM An otherwise unknown people, described as the descendants of Egypt, the grandson of Noah (Gen 10:13; 1 Chr 1:11).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Lehabim
Le´habim (fiery, flaming), occurring only in Gen. 10:13, the name of a Mizraite people or tribe. There can be no doubt that they are the same as the Rebu or Lebu of the Egyptian inscriptions, and that from them Libya and the Libyans derived their name. These primitive Libyans appear to have inhabited
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Lehabim
LEHA´BIM (le-haʹbim). A people reckoned among the Midianite stock (Gen. 10:13; 1 Chron 1:11). The Lehabim are undoubtedly the fair-haired, blue-eyed Libyans, who as far back as the nineteenth and twentieth dynasties had been incorporated into the Egyptian army. At one time they occupied much the same
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