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Jobab

Jobab [N] [E] [H]

(a desert ).

  1. The last in order of the sons of Joktan. ( Genesis 10:29 ; 1 Chronicles 1:23 )
  2. One of the "kings" of Edom. ( Genesis 3:34 ; 1 Chronicles 1:44 ; 45 )
  3. King of Madon; one of the northern chieftains who attempted to oppose Joshuas conquest and were routed by him at Meron. ( Joshua 11:1 ) only.
  4. Head of a Benjamite house. ( 1 Chronicles 8:9 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jobab'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.