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Holman Bible Dictionary

Shobal

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(sshoh' bal) Personal name probably meaning, “lion.” 1. Son of Seir and ruler in Edom (Genesis 36:20 ,Genesis 36:20,36:23 ,Genesis 36:23,36:29 ). 2 . Son of Caleb and founder of Kirjath-jearim (1 Chronicles 2:50 ), listed under sons of Judah (1 Chronicles 4:1 ), possibly an indication of “son of” denoting belonging to a tribe.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Shobal'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/s/shobal.html. 1991.

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