Joktan

Joktan [N] [H] [S]

little, the second of the two sons of Eber ( Genesis 10:25 ; 1 Chronicles 1:19 ). There is an Arab tradition that Joktan (Arab. Kahtan) was the progenitor of all the purest tribes of Central and Southern Arabia.

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Joktan". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Joktan [N] [E] [S]

small dispute; contention; disgust
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Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Joktan'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Joktan [N] [E] [H]

(small ), son of Eber, ( Genesis 10:25 ; 1 Chronicles 1:19 ) and the father of the Joktanite Arabs. ( Genesis 10:30 ) (B.C. about 2200.)


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

JOKTAN

jok'-tan (yoqTan, meaning unknown):

"Son" of Eber, and "father" of 13 tribes (Genesis 10:25,26,29; 1 Chronicles 1:19,20,23).


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'JOKTAN'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.