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Tubal (place)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Tubal
Tubal (תֻּבַל‎, tuval). A nation of people descended from Japheth (Isa 66:19; Ezek 27:13; Ezek 38:2–3; Ezek 39:1).
Tubal, Son of Japheth
Tubal, Son of Japheth (תֻּבַל‎, tuval). A descendant of Japheth (Gen 10:2; 1 Chr 1:5).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Tubal (Person)
TUBAL (PERSON) [Heb tūbal (תֻּבַל)]. One of the seven sons of Japheth, Noah’s son, according to the Table of Nations (Gen 10:2) and the parallel genealogy in 1 Chr 1:5. Descendants of Tubal and his siblings (Gomer, Magog, Madai, Yavan, Meshech, and Tiras) are located to the N of Israel, in Greece, Asia
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tubal
Tubal. Fifth of the listed sons of Japheth in the table of nations (Gn 10:2; 1 Chr 1:5). Tubal later gains significance in the prophetic writings of Isaiah and Ezekiel as one of the nations which would be judged for threatening God’s people (Is 66:19; Ez 27:13; 32:26; 38:2, 3; 39:1). Tubal is typically
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tubal
Tubal toöʹbəl [Heb. tuḇal; Gk. thobel]. One of the sons of Japheth, son of Noah (Gen. 10:2 par 1 Ch. 1:5). Tubal represents a region in central Asia Minor called Tabal in Assyrian sources, where it is associated with Muški, biblical Meshech (cf. Ezk. 27:13; 32:26; 38:2f.; 39:1). Tabal and Muški constituted
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Tubal
TUBAL Fifth of the listed sons of Japheth in the table of nations (Gn 10:2; 1 Chr 1:5). Tubal later gained significance in the prophetic writings of Isaiah and Ezekiel as one of the nations that would be judged for threatening God’s people (Is 66:19; Ez 27:13; 32:26; 38:2–3; 39:1). Tubal is typically
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Tubal
Tubal (too´buhl), one of the sons of Japheth (Gen. 10:2; 1 Chron. 1:5) and the nation that viewed him as their eponymous ancestor. Geographically, the “descendants of Japheth” seem to be linked in the Bible to Asia Minor and adjacent European lands. This location is confirmed by Assyrian records that
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Tubal
TUBAL. The fifth son of Japheth (Gen 10:2; 1 Chr 1:5). The country traded with Tyre in slaves and brass (Ezk 27:13). At one time Gog ruled Tubal (Ezk 38:2–3) and Meshech (39:1). Isa 66:19 declared it shall hear of the grace of Yahweh. It is the Tabali of the Assyrian inscriptions. The country was located
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Tubal
Tubal (Heb. tuḇal)A son of Japheth listed in the Table of Nations (Gen. 10:2; 1 Chr. 1:5) and the nation purportedly descended from him. Tubal was located somewhere in eastern Asia Minor, perhaps Cilicia. It is linked with Javan (Ionia; Isa. 66:19; Ezek. 27:13) and Meshech (Phrygia; Isa. 66:19 LXX;
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Tubal
Tubal [tōōˊbəl] (Heb. tuḇāl, tûḇāl). One of Japheth’s sons (Gen. 10:2; 1 Chr. 1:5). The name also designates a people regarded as his descendants (Ezek. 33:26), very likely the Tibarenoi (Akk. Tabal) who dwelled southeast of the Black Sea. Except at Isa. 66:19, Tubal is always mentioned together
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Tubal
TUBAL One of the seven sons of Japheth and a grandson of Noah (Gen 10:2; 1 Chr 1:5). The name was used as a geographical designation for a people who inhabited the Black Sea region and who traded in slaves and bronze with Tyre (Ezek 27:13; cf. Isa 66:19). In Ezek 38:2–3 and 39:1, Gog is named the “chief
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Tubal
Tu´bal is reckoned with Javan and Meshech among the sons of Japheth. Gen. 10:2; 1 Chron. 1:5. The three are again associated in the enumeration of the sources of the wealth of Tyre. Ezek. 27:13. Tubal and Javan, Isa. 66:19, Meshech and Tubal, Ezek. 32:26; 38:2–3; 39:1, are nations of the north. Ezek.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Tubal
TU´BAL (tūʹbal; meaning uncertain). One of the seven sons of Japheth (Gen. 10:2; 1 Chron. 1:5). He is thought to have been the founder of the Tiberani, said by the scholiasts to have been a Scythian tribe. Tubal and Meshech, the Tabali and Mushki of the Assyrian monuments, were the representatives of