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Naphish (person)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Naphish, Son of Ishmael
Naphish, Son of Ishmael (נָפִישׁ‎, naphish). A prince of one of the tribes of the Ishmaelites (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Naphish (Person)
NAPHISH (PERSON) [Heb nāpı̂š (נָפִישׁ)]. A son of Ishmael (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31) and, like all the sons of Ishmael, an Arab tribe (1 Chr 5:19). See ISHMAELITES. According to 1 Chr 5:19, Naphish inhabited N Transjordan (or an adjacent region) in the Persian period. See JETUR; NODAB. Two or three centuries
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Naphish
Naphish. Eleventh of Ishmael’s 12 sons (Gn 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31) and the founder of a tribe that later went to war against the tribes of Israel living east of the Jordan (1 Chr 5:19, kjv Nephish).
Nephish
Nephish. kjv spelling of Naphish, Ishmael’s son (1 Chr 5:19).See Naphish.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Naphish
Naphish nāʹfish [Heb nāp̱îš] (Gen. 25:15; 1 Ch. 1:31; 5:19); AV, NEB, also NEPHISH; NEPHISIM nə-fiʹsim [Heb K nep̱îsîm, Q nep̱ûsîm; Gk Apoc. Naphisi] (Ezr. 2:50; 1 Esd. 5:31); AV, NEB, NEPHUSIM, Apoc. NAPHISI; NEPHUSHESIM nə-foo̅ʹshə-sim [Heb K nep̱ûšesîm, Q nep̱îšesîm] (Neh.
Nephish
Nephish nēʹfish; NEPHISIM nə-fīʹsim; NEPHISHESIM nə-fishʹə-sim. See Naphish.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Naphish
NAPHISH Eleventh of Ishmael’s 12 sons (Gn 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31) and the founder of a tribe that later went to war against the tribes of Israel living east of the Jordan (1 Chr 5:19).
Nephish
NEPHISH* kjv spelling of Naphish, Ishmael’s son (1 Chr 5:19). See Naphish.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Naphish
NAPHISH. The eleventh son of Ishmael (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31) and founder of a clan with which the Israelite tribes E of the Jordan made war and subdued. Also spelled Nephish in 1 Chr 5:19 (KJV). This clan is not mentioned in later records, nor is positive identification possible.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Naphish
NAPHISH. The eleventh son of Ishmael (Gn. 25:15; 1 Ch. 1:31). His descendants have not been definitely identified, but may be the ‘Naphish’ of 1 Ch. 5:19; ‘the sons of Nephisim’ of Ezr. 2:50; and the ‘Nephushesim’ of Ne. 7:52.J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Naphish
Naphish (Heb. nāp̱ɩ̂š)A son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chr. 1:31); ancestor of an Arabian tribe attacked by a coalition of Reubenites, Gadites, and the Transjordanian half-tribe of Manasseh (5:19).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Naphish
Naphish [nāÙfĭsh] (Heb. āp̱îš). A son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15). His descendants were an Arabian tribe that fought the Reubenites and Gadites (1 Chr. 5:19; KJV “Nephish”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Naphish
NAPHISH The eleventh son of Ishmael (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:31). His descendants lived in the Transjordan (1 Chr 5:19).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Naphish
Na´phish (refreshment), the last but one of the sons of Ishmael. Gen. 25:15; 1 Chron. 1:31.
Nephish
Ne´phish (refreshed), an inaccurate variation (found in 1 Chron. 5:19 only) of the name Naphish.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Naphish
NA´PHISH (nāʹfish). The eleventh son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chron. 1:31). The tribe descended from Nodab was subdued by the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, when “they made war against the Hagrites, Jetur, Naphish, and Nodab” (1 Chron. 5:19). The tribe is not found again in
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