Jobab

Jobab
   Dweller in the desert.
   1) One of the sons of Joktan, and founder of an Arabian tribe (Gen. 10:29).
   2) King of Edom, succeeded Bela (Gen. 36:33, 34).
   3) A Canaanitish king (Josh. 11:1) who joined the confederacy against Joshua.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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