a lifting up, gift, one of the sons of Ishmael, the founder of an Arabian tribe ( Genesis 25:14 ); a nomad tribe inhabiting the Arabian desert toward Babylonia.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Massa". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".