Jokshan

Jokshan
   Snarer, the second son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:2, 3; 1 Chr. 1:32).

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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  • Genesis 25 — 1 Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name was Keturah. 2 And she bare him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. 3 And Jokshan begat Sheba, and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Asshurim, and Letushim, and Leummim …   The King James version of the Bible

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  • Sheba — or both. Biblical traditionSheba is mentioned several times in the Bible. For instance, in the Table of Nations (Genesis 10:7), Sheba, along with Dedan, is listed as a descendant of Noah s son Ham (as sons of Raamah son of Cush). In Genesis 25:3 …   Wikipedia

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  • Joktan — or Yoktan (Hebrew: יָקְטָן, Modern Yoqtan Tiberian Yoqṭān Arabic: قحطان‎ ; literally, little ) was the second of the two sons of Eber (Gen. 10:25; 1 Chr. 1:19) mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. His name means small or smallness . In… …   Wikipedia

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