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Nebaioth
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Nebaioth, Son of Ishmael
Nebaioth, Son of Ishmael (נְבָיֹוֹת‎, nevayowoth). The eldest son of Ishmael, whose descendants occupied Nebaioth, east of the Jordan (Gen 25:13; 28:9; 36:3; 1 Chr 1:29).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nebaioth (Person)
NEBAIOTH (PERSON) [Heb nĕbāyôt (נְבָיֹות‎), nĕbāyōt (נְבָיֹת)]. A son of Ishmael (Gen 25:13; 28:9; 36:3; 1 Chr 1:29) and, as is the case with all the sons of Ishmael (with the possible exception of KEDEMAH), an Arab tribe (Isa 60:7). The tribe is mentioned in several Assyrian inscriptions from the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Nebaioth, Negajoth
Nebaioth, Negajoth. Firstborn of Ishmael’s 12 sons (Gn 25:13; 1 Chr 1:29) whose sister, Mahalath (also called Basemath, cf. Gn 36:3) later married Esau (Gn 28:9). The identification of Nebaioth’s descendants is uncertain, though possibly they are the ancestors of the Nabataean Arabian tribe who possessed
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nebaioth
Nebaioth nə-bāʹyoth, nə-bīʹyoth [Heb neḇāyōṯ, neḇāyôṯ; Gk Nabaiōth]; AV also NEBAJOTH. The first-born son of Ishmael, and the chief of an Arabic tribe named after him (Gen. 25:13; 28:9; 36:3; 1 Ch. 1:29). The tribes of Nebaioth and his brother Kedar were apparently renowned for sheep-raising
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Nebaioth
NEBAIOTH Firstborn of Ishmael’s 12 sons (Gn 25:13; 1 Chr 1:29) whose sister, Mahalath (also called Basemath, cf. Gn 36:3) later married Esau (Gn 28:9). The identification of Nebaioth’s descendants is uncertain, though possibly they are the ancestors of the Nabatean Arabian tribe who possessed the land
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Nebaioth
Nebaioth (ni-bay´oth), the firstborn son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:13; 1 Chron. 1:29) and Esau’s brother-in-law (Gen. 28:9; 36:3). As a tribe Nebaioth’s descendants were famous for their herds of sheep (Isa. 60:7), and it is possible that they are to be identified with the Nabaiati mentioned in the records
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Nebaioth
NEBAIOTH, NEBAJOTH. The eldest son of Ishmael and brother of Kedar (Gen 25:13; 1 Chr 1:29) and ancestor of a pastoral tribe named after him (Isa 60:7). Esau, Isaac’s eldest son, married Nebajoth’s sister (Gen 28:9; 36:3). On the problem concerning her name see Bashemath 2; Mahalath 1. It is doubtful
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Nebaioth
NEBAIOTH. The eldest son of Ishmael (Gn. 25:13; 28:9; 36:3; 1 Ch. 1:29). His descendants, an Arabian tribe mentioned in conjunction with Kedar in Is. 60:7 (the two are also named together in Assyr. records), are possibly to be identified with the later *Nabataeans (see JSS 18, 1973, pp.1–16).J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Nebaioth
Nebaioth (Heb. nĕḇāyôṯ, nĕḇāyōṯ)The first son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:13; 28:9; 36:3; 1 Chr. 1:29). Isaiah (Isa. 60:7) names him as eponymous ancestor of a people paired with the north Arabian descendants of Kedar. Assyrian documents name them, along with Kedar, among northern Arabs that were defeated
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Nebaioth
Nebaioth [nə bāˊ yŏth] (Heb. neḇāyôṯ, neḇāyōṯ). The oldest son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:13), noted as the brother of Mahalath (28:9) and Basemath (36:3). He was apparently the eponymous ancestor of an Arab tribe (cf. Isa. 60:7), mentioned in extrabiblical sources as the Nabaiati defeated by
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Nebaioth
NEBAIOTH The firstborn son of Ishmael (Gen 25:13; 1 Chr 1:29) and the founder of an Arabian tribe (Isa 60:7). His sister Mahalath married Esau (Gen 28:9; 36:3). Some have identified the descendant of Nebaioth with the Nabateans, but most modern historians reject that view.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Nebaioth Nebajoth
Neba´ioth, Neba´joth (heights), the “first-born of Ishmael,” Gen. 25:13; 1 Chron. 1:29 (b.c. about 1850), and father of a pastoral tribe named after him, the “rams of Nebaioth” being mentioned by the prophet Isaiah, Isa. 60:7, with the flocks of Kedar. From the days of Jerome this people had been identified
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Relatives
Ishmael Father
Hadad Brother
Mishma Brother
Mibsam Brother
Kedar Brother
Dumah Brother
Tema Brother
Massa Brother
Jetur Brother
Naphish Brother
Adbeel Brother
Kedemah Brother
Basemath Sister
Mahalath Sister
Jacob Cousin
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