descendants of Seba ( Genesis 10:7 ); Africans ( Isaiah 43:3 ). They were "men of stature," and engaged in merchandise ( Isaiah 45:14 ). Their conversion to the Lord was predicted ( Psalms 72:10 ). This word, in Ezekiel 23:42 , should be read, as in the margin of the Authorized Version, and in the Revised Version, "drunkards." Another tribe, apparently given to war, is mentioned in Job 1:15 .
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
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Sabeans". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".