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Nebaioth (ne-bâ'yoth), Isaiah 60:7, or Nebajoth = heights, R. V., "Nebaioth," Genesis 25:13, the first-born, 1 Chronicles 1:29, son of Ishmael, whose descendants are supposed to have settled in Arabia, and to have been the Nabatheans of Greek and Roman history. They were a pastoral people, Isaiah 60:7. whence the beautiful figure of the prophet above cited respecting the gathering of the Gentile nations to the sceptre of the Messiah. Petra was their chief city.


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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Nebaioth'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/rpd/n/nebaioth.html. 1893.

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