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Shobal

Shobal [N] [H] [S]

pilgrim.

  • The second son of Seir the Horite; one of the Horite "dukes" ( Genesis 36:20 ).

  • One of the sons of Caleb, and a descendant of Hur ( 1 Chronicles 2:50 1 Chronicles 2:52 ; 1 Chronicles 4:1 1 Chronicles 4:2 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    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 Information

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

  • Shobal [N] [E] [S]

    path; ear of corn
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

    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.

    SHOBAL

    sho'-bal (shobhal, "overflowing"; Sobal, with variants):

    (1) An Edomite name mentioned in connection with Lotan, Zibeon and Anah, as that of a "son" of Seir (Genesis 36:20), the father of a clan (Genesis 36:23), and a Horite "duke" ('alluph) (Genesis 36:29; 1 Chronicles 1:38,40).

    (2) A Calebite, the father (possibly of the inhabitants) of Kiriath-jearim (1 Chronicles 2:50,52).

    (3) A Judahite, perhaps to be identified with (2) above (1 Chronicles 4:1).


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