Looking to help your church and family stay connected to the Word while social distancing?
Check out our free church library, church online resources, and family resources.
Mishma (son of Ishmael)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Lexham Bible Dictionary
The most advanced Bible Dictionary
The most advanced Bible dictionary as a part of Biblia Plus, which includes everything you need to take your Bible study to the next level. For less than $1 a week, you'll get devotionals, Bible study guides, thematic studies, and much more!
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
MISHMA (PERSON) [Heb mišmāʿ (מִשְׁמָע)]. 1. A son of Ishmael, and brother of Mibsam (Gen 25:13; 1 Chr 1:29). 2. A son of Mibsam son of Shallum, son of Shaul, son of Simeon (1 Chr 4:25). One may conclude from the fact that Mishma and Mibsam occur together both in Genesis 25 and 1 Chronicles 4 that 1
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mishma. 1. Son of Ishmael, Abraham’s grandson, and the father of an Arabian tribe (Gn 25:14; 1 Chr 1:30).2. Mibsam’s son from Simeon’s tribe (1 Chr 4:25, 26). His omission in Genesis 25 and inclusion in the 1 Chronicles genealogy may indicate either that he was born after Jacob moved his family to Egypt
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
MISHMA1. Son of Ishmael, Abraham’s grandson, and the father of an Arabian tribe (Gn 25:14; 1 Chr 1:30).2. Mibsam’s son from Simeon’s tribe (1 Chr 4:25–26). His omission in Genesis 25 and inclusion in the 1 Chronicles genealogy may indicate either that he was born after Jacob moved his family to Egypt
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mishma (Heb. mišmāʿ)1. A son of Ishmael; eponymous ancestor of an Arabian people (Gen. 25:14; 1 Chr. 1:30).2. A Simeonite, the son of Mibsam (1 Chr. 4:25–26). The presence of Mibsam and Mishma at both 1 Chr. 1:29–30 and 4:25 may suggest some prior relation between a Simeonite clan and what may originally
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary