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Nebaioth

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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  • Ishmael's eldest son (Genesis 25:13 ), and the prince of an Israelitish tribe (16). He had a sister, Mahalath, who was one of Esau's wives (Genesis 28:9; 36:3 ).

  • The name of the Ishmaelite tribe descended from the above (Genesis 25:13,18 ). The "rams of Nebaioth" (Isaiah 60:7 ) are the gifts which these wandering tribes of the desert would consecrate to God.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Nebaioth'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​n/nebaioth.html. 1897.
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