Jobab

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Jobab ” means a desert

  1. The last in order of the sons of Joktan. (Genesis 10:29; 1 Chronicles 1:23)
  2. One of the "kings" of Edom. (Genesis 3:34; 1 Chronicles 1:44; 45)
  3. King of Madon; one of the northern chieftains who attempted to oppose Joshua's conquest and were routed by him at Meron. (Joshua 11:1) only.
  4. Head of a Benjamite house. (1 Chronicles 8:9)
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