is reckoned with Javan and Meshech among the sons of Japheth. ( Genesis 10:2 ; 1 Chronicles 1:5 ) The three are again associated in the enumeration of the sources of the wealth of Tyre. ( Ezekiel 27:13 ) Tubal and Javan, ( Isaiah 68:19 ) Meshech and Tubal, ( Ezekiel 32:26 ; Ezekiel 38:2 Ezekiel 38:3 ; 39:1 ) are nations of the north. ( Ezekiel 38:15 ; 39:2 ) Josephus identified the descendants of Tubal with the Iberians, that is, the inhabitants of a tract of country between the Caspian and Euxine Seas, which nearly corresponded to the modern Georgia.
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Tubal'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".