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Seba (son of Cush)
A descendant of Ham.
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Seba (Person)
SEBA (PERSON) [Heb sĕbāʾ (סְבָא‎)]. SABEANS. The firstborn son of Cush (Gen 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9) and hence the name of a people or region located either in Ethiopia or in South Arabia. According to Ps 72:10 the kings of Sheba in Arabia (Arabōn) and of Seba came with presents, which is an indication of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Seba
Seba. Semitic people descended from Cush (Gn 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9; Is 43:3).See Sabeans.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Seba
SEBA Semitic people descended from Cush (Gn 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9; Is 43:3) and possibly to be identified with the people of Sheba. See Sheba (Person) #2.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Seba
SEBA. (seba) The Heb. spelling is seba’ (cf. Sheba 4).1. The first-named descendants of Cush, son of Ham, who settled in S Arabia before the time of Moses (Gen 10:7; 1 Chr 1:9).2. The name of a land, the Sudan or northern part of Ethiopia, including Meroë (Ps 72:10; Isa 43:3). The inhabitants (known
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Seba
SEBA. 1. Son of Cush, classed under Ham (Gn. 10:7; 1 Ch. 1:9). 2. Land and people in S Arabia, apparently closely related to the land and people of *Sheba; in fact seḇā’ (Seba) and šeḇā’ (Sheba) are commonly held to be simply the Old Arab. and Heb. forms of the one name of a people, i.e. the well-known
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Seba
Seba (Heb. sĕḇāʾ)A son of Cush (i.e., Ethiopia); eponymous ancestor of a land in Africa or south Arabia (Gen. 10:7; 1 Chr. 1:9; Ps. 72:10; Isa. 43:3). Seba may have been the home of the Sabeans (Isa. 45:14) or perhaps a colony of Arabian Sheba (2).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Seba
Seba [sēˊbə] (Heb. seḇā˒). A son of Cush (i.e., Ethiopia), perhaps eponymous ancestor of a land in Africa or western Arabia near Ethiopia (Gen. 10:7; 1 Chr. 1:9; Ps. 72:10; Isa. 43:3). Seba may have been the home of the Sabeans 2 (Isa. 45:14; cf.JB) or perhaps a colony of Arabian Sheba (Place)
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Seba
Se´ba (pl. Sebaim; in Authorized Version incorrectly rendered Sabeans) heads the list of the sons of Cush. Besides the mention of Seba in the lists of the sons of Cush, Gen. 10:7; 1 Chron. 1:9, there are but three notices of the nation—Ps. 72:10; Isa. 43:3; 45:14. These passages seem to show that Seba
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Seba
SE´BA (sēʹba).1. The oldest son of Cush and hence a country and people among the Cushites (Gen. 10:7; 1 Chron. 1:9).2. The name of a people (Ps. 72:10; Isa. 43:3). See Sabeans.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Seba
Seba(1.) One of the sons of Cush (Gen. 10:7).(2.) The name of a country and nation (Isa. 43:3; 45:14) mentioned along with Egypt and Ethiopia, and therefore probably in north-eastern Africa. The ancient name of Meroe. The kings of Sheba and Seba are mentioned together in Ps. 72:10.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Seba
SEBA [SEE buh] — the name of a man and a place in the Old Testament:1. The oldest son of Cush (Gen. 10:7). Seba was a grandson of Ham and a great-grandson of Noah.2. A country, probably in northeastern Africa, since it is mentioned along with Egypt and Ethiopia (Is. 43:3). Some scholars believe Seba
See also
Relatives
Cush Father
Nimrod Brother
Havilah Brother
Raamah Brother
Sabtah Brother
Sabteca Brother
Ham Grandfather
Canaan Uncle
Heth Cousin
Sheba Nephew
Dedan Nephew
Put Uncle
Sidon Cousin