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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

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1. Son of Raamah, Genesis 10:7 . His posterity is supposed to have settled near the head of the Persian Gulf. See CUSH and RAAMAH .

2. Son of Joktan, of the race of Shem, Genesis 10:28 . See SABEANS 2.

3. Son of Jokshan, and grandson of Abraham by Keturah, Genesis 25:3 . He is supposed to have settled in Arabia Deserta.

4. A turbulent Benjamite, who after the death of Absalom made a fruitless effort to excite a rebellion in Israel against David. Being pursued, and besieged in Abel-beth-maachah, near the southern part of Lebanon, he was beheaded by the people of the city, 2 Samuel 20:1-26 .


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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Sheba'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ats/s/sheba.html. 1859.

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