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Shebam

Shebam [N] [H]

(fragrance ), one of the towns in the pastoral district on the east of Jordan; demanded by and finally ceded to the tribes of Reuben and Gad. ( Numbers 32:3 ) It is probably the same as SHIBMAH, ( Numbers 32:38 ) and SIBMAH. ( Joshua 13:13 ; Isaiah 16:8 Isaiah 16:9 ; Jeremiah 48:32 )


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

Bibliography Information

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