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Shobal

Shobal [N] [E] [H]

(flowing ).

  1. Second son of Seir the Horite, ( Genesis 36:20 ; 1 Chronicles 1:38 ) and one of the "dukes" of the Horites ( Genesis 36:29 )
  2. Son of Caleb the son of Hur and founder or prince of Kirjath-jearim. ( 1 Chronicles 2:50 1 Chronicles 2:52 ) (B.C. about 1445.)
  3. In ( 1 Chronicles 4:1 1 Chronicles 4:2 ) Shobal appears with Hur among the sons of Judah. He is possibly the same as the preceding.

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