Tema (son of Ishmael)
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The ninth son of Ishmael. The father of the tribe that settled in the place that became known as Tema (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:30).
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Tema. Ninth son of Ishmael who became chief of a powerful nomadic tribe in the north Arabian wilderness (Gn 25:15; 1 Chr 1:30; Jer 25:23). The descendants of Tema were primarily caravan traders who controlled access to important routes across the desert (Jb 6:19). Tema was also associated with the territory
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
TEMA (Person) Ninth son of Ishmael who became chief of a powerful nomadic tribe in the north Arabian wilderness (Gn 25:15; 1 Chr 1:30; Jer 25:23). The descendants of Tema were primarily caravan traders who controlled access to important routes across the desert (Jb 6:19). Tema was also associated with
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Excavations at the tell of New Testament Jericho. J.L. KelsoTEMA, TEMAH. The ninth son of Ishmael who was subsequently regarded as one of the 12 princes of Ishmael and whose name identified the village and encampment of his descendants (Gen 25:15; 1 Chr 1:30). The residence of the clan is to be identified
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Tema—south; desert, one of the sons of Ishmael, and father of a tribe so called (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chr. 1:30; Job 6:19; Isa. 21:14; Jer. 25:23) which settled at a place to which he gave his name, some 250 miles south-east of Edom, on the route between Damascus and Mecca, in the northern part of the Arabian