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Tema (son of Ishmael)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Tema, Son of Ishmael
Tema, Son of Ishmael (תֵּימָא‎, teima'). 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).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Tema (Person)
TEMA (PERSON) [Heb têmāʾ (תֵּימָא)]. One of the sons of Ishmael (Gen 25:15). As with many of the names in this chapter, the name “Tema” has Arabian elements, and is certainly to be connected with the prominent oasis city of Teima. See TEMA (PLACE).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tema
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
Tema
Tema tēʹmə [Heb. têmāʾ, tēmāʾ]; NEB also TEMAN. Son of Ishmael, and a locality in Arabia named for a tribe descended from him (Gen. 25:15; 1 Ch. 1:30). Tema was one of the north Arabian regions against which Jeremiah prophesied (Jer. 25:23). Its desert setting is seen in Job 6:19, which alludes
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Tema (Person)
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
Tema, Temah
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
Tema
TEMA. The name (Heb. tēmā’) of the son and descendants of Ishmael (Gn. 25:15; 1 Ch. 1:30) and of the district they inhabited (Jb. 6:19). It is mentioned, with Dedan and Buz, as a remote place (Je. 25:23) and as an oasis in the desert on a main trade route through Arabia (Is. 21:14). Aramaic stelae
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Tema
Tema (Heb. têmāʾ) (PERSON)A son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chr. 1:30), eponymous ancestor of an Arabian tribe and associated with an oasis city in northwest Arabia (Isa. 21:14; Jer. 25:23).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Tema
Tema [tēˊmə] (Heb. têmā˒). A son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chr. 1:30). The name also designates his descendants (who constituted an Arabian tribe) and their home in northwest Arabia (modern Teimā; Isa. 21:14; Jer. 25:23). This oasis, ca. 360 km. (220 mi.) eastsoutheast of modern Aqaba, was
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Tema
Te´ma (a desert), the ninth son of Ishmael, Gen. 25:15; 1 Chron. 1:30; whence the tribe called after him, mentioned in Job 6:19; Jer. 25:23, and also the land occupied by this tribe. Isa. 21:13–14. (b.c. after 1850.) The name is identified with Teymá, a small town on the confines of Syria.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Tema
TE´MA (tēʹma). The ninth son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:15; 1 Chron. 1:30); from whom came the tribe called after him, mentioned in Job 6:19; Jer. 25:23; also the land occupied by this tribe (Isa. 21:14). It denotes Taima in Arabia midway between Damascus and Mecca.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Tema
Temasouth; 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
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Dumah Brother
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Basemath Sister
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