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Sabtah
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Sabtah, Son of Cush
Sabtah, Son of Cush (סַבְתָּה‎, savtah). Also spelled Sabta (סַבְתָּא‎, savta'). The third son of Cush and a descendant of Ham (Gen 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Sabtah (Person)
SABTAH (PERSON) [Heb sabtâ (סַבְתָּה‎); sabtāʾ (סַבְתָּא‎); śabtāʾ (שַׂבְתָּא)]. A son of Cush (Gen 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9) and hence the name of a tribe or place located somewhere in South (in Gen 10:7 several mss) Arabia or Ethiopia. The attempts to identify the biblical name either with the Ethiopian harbor
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Sabtah, Sabta
Sabtah, Sabta. One of Cush’s five sons and a descendant of Noah through Ham’s line (Gn 10:7); alternately spelled Sabta in 1 Chronicles 1:9. Sabtah presumably settled along the southern coast of Arabia, where several cities bear his name.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Sabta; Sabtah
Sabta; Sabtah sabʹtə [Heb. saḇtâ (Gen. 10:7) and saḇtâʾ (1 Ch. 1:9)]. The third son of Cush, and ancestor of a tribe of Cushites; also the name of a place occupied by that tribe. Since the location of Cush is uncertain, it may not be positively assumed that Sabta is located either in Arabia (e.g.,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Sabta, Sabtah
SABTA*, SABTAH One of Cush’s five sons and a descendant of Noah through Ham’s line (Gn 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9). Sabtah presumably settled along the southern coast of Arabia, where several cities bear his name.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Sabta
Sabta (sab´tuh; also Sabtah), a son of Cush (1 Chron. 1:9; Gen. 10:7) and a tribe in southwestern Arabia of uncertain location.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Sabta, Sabtah
SABTA, SABTAH. The descendants of this third son of Cush probably lived on the SW coast of Arabia along the Red Sea (Gen 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Sabta, Sabtah
SABTA, SABTAH. The third son of Cush (Gn. 10:7, saḇtâ; 1 Ch. 1:9, saḇtā’) whose name also applied to his descendants. From the fact that among the other descendants of *Cush there are names later associated with S Arabia, it is probable that Sabta refers to a tribe in this area.Bibliography. J.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Sabta
Sabta (Heb. saḇtāʾ), SABTAH (saḇtâ)A son of Cush (Gen. 10:7; 1 Chr. 1:9); eponymous ancestor of a south Arabian people. The name may be preserved in modern Sabota, a city in Ḥaḍramaut, or Ḏū s-Saphtha, a city near the Persian Gulf mentioned by Ptolemy (Geog. 6.7.38).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Sabta, Sabtah
SABTA [săbˊtə] (Heb. saḇtā˒), SABTAH (saḇtâ). A son of Cush (Gen. 10:7; 1 Chr. 1:9). The name may be preserved in either modern Sabota, a city in Hadramaut in southern Arabia, or Saphtha, a city near the Persian Gulf mentioned by Ptolemy.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Sabtah
Sab´tah (striking), Gen. 10:7, or Sab´ta, 1 Chron. 1:9, the third in order of the sons of Cush. (b.c. 2218.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Sabta
SAB´TA (sabʹta; meaning unknown). The third son of Cush and grandson of Ham (1 Chron. 1:9).
See also
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Nimrod Brother
Havilah Brother
Seba Brother
Raamah Brother
Sabteca Brother
Ham Grandfather
Canaan Uncle
Heth Cousin
Sheba Nephew
Dedan Nephew
Put Uncle
Sidon Cousin