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Sheba

Sheba [N] [E] [H]

(on oath ), the son of Bichri, a Benjamite, ( 2 Samuel 20:1-22 ) the last chief of the Absalom insurrection. The occasion seized by Sheba was the emulation between the northern and southern tribes on Davids return. ( 2 Samuel 20:1 2 Samuel 20:2 ) Sheba traversed the whole of Palestine apparently rousing the population, Joab following in full pursuit to the fortress Abel Beth-maachah, where Sheba was beheaded. ( 2 Samuel 20:3-22 )


[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 'Sheba'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.