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Obal

o'-bal (inconvenience of old age, stripped bare)
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Easton's Bible Dictionary

stripped, The eight son of Joktan ( Genesis 10:28 ); called also Ebal ( 1 Chronicles 1:22 ).

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Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names

inconvenience of old age

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Smith's Bible Dictionary

(stripped bare) Son of Joktan, and, like the rest of family, apparently the founder of an Arab tribe. ( Genesis 10:28 ) In ( 1 Chronicles 1:22 ) the name is written EBAL.

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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

o'-bal.

(FROM EBAL)

e'-bal ('ebhal, "bare") or ('obhal):

(1) A people and region of Joktanite, Arabia. See Dillmann, Genesis, and Glaser, Skizze, II, 426. The latter form of the name is that given in Genesis 10:28, the former in 1 Chronicles 1:22 and in the Sam text of Genesis 10:28.

(2) A son of Shobal, son of Seir, the Horite (Genesis 36:23 ; 1 Chronicles 1:40).



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