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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Ebal; Obal

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ē´bal ( עיבל , ‛ēbhāl , "bare") or (עובל , ‛ōbhāl ):

(1) A people and region of Joktanite, Arabia. See Dillmann, Genesis , and Glaser, Skizze , II, 426. The latter form of the name is that given in Genesis 10:28 , the former in 1 Chronicles 1:22 and in the Sam text of Genesis 10:28 .

(2) A son of Shobal, son of Seir, the Horite (Genesis 36:23 ; 1 Chronicles 1:40 ).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Ebal; Obal'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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