Joktan

Joktan
   Little, the second of the two sons of Eber (Gen. 10:25; 1 Chr. 1:19). There is an Arab tradition that Joktan (Arab. Kahtan) was the progenitor of all the purest tribes of Central and Southern Arabia.

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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

  • Joktan — ist nach dem 1. Buch Mose (Kapitel 10, Vers 25) ein Sohn Ebers, Enkel Salahs und Ur Enkel Arpachsads. Sein Bruder war Peleg. Laut Altem Testament war er ein Nachkomme von Noahs Sohn Sem und der Urururgroßonkel Abrahams. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • JOKTAN — (Heb. יָקְטָן), younger son of Eber and brother of Peleg in the line of shem (Gen. 10:25; I Chron. 1:19). He fathered 13 sons or nations (Gen. 10:26–29; I Chron. 1:20–23), the names of most of which can be identified with Arabian tribes or place… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kahtan — Joktan ist nach dem 1. Buch Mose (Kapitel 10, Vers 25) ein Sohn Ebers, Enkel Salahs und Ur Enkel Arpachsads. Sein Bruder war Peleg. Laut Altem Testament war er ein Nachkomme von Noahs Sohn Sem und der Urururgroßonkel Abrahams. Inhaltsverzeichnis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Qahtan — Joktan ist nach dem 1. Buch Mose (Kapitel 10, Vers 25) ein Sohn Ebers, Enkel Salahs und Ur Enkel Arpachsads. Sein Bruder war Peleg. Laut Altem Testament war er ein Nachkomme von Noahs Sohn Sem und der Urururgroßonkel Abrahams. Inhaltsverzeichnis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Hadoram — is the son of Joktan mentioned in the Book of Genesis of the Hebrew Bible. Noah had three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth. One of Shem s sons was Arpachshad. One of Arpachshad s sons was Eber. Eber had two sons: Peleg and Joktan. Joktan had many… …   Wikipedia

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