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Sabeans (4 Occurrences)

Job 1:15 and the Sabeans attacked, and took them away. Yes, they have killed the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you." (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS NIV)

Isaiah 45:14 Thus says Yahweh: "The labor of Egypt, and the merchandise of Ethiopia, and the Sabeans, men of stature, shall come over to you, and they shall be yours. They will go after you. They shall come over in chains; and they will bow down to you. They will make supplication to you:'Surely God is in you; and there is none else. There is no other god. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS NIV)

Ezekiel 23:42 And a voice of a multitude being at ease was with her: and with the men of the common sort were brought Sabeans from the wilderness, which put bracelets upon their hands, and beautiful crowns upon their heads. (KJV DBY WBS YLT NIV)

Joel 3:8 And I will sell your sons and your daughters into the hand of the children of Judah, and they shall sell them to the Sabeans, to a people far off: for the LORD hath spoken it. (KJV DBY WBS NAS NIV)

Sabeans (4 Occurrences)
... Job 1:15. Multi-Version Concordance Sabeans (4 Occurrences). Job 1:15 and
the Sabeans attacked, and took them away. Yes, they have ...
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Sheba (36 Occurrences)
... the Persian Gulf. (2.) Hebrews id. A son of Joktan (Genesis 10:28), probably
the founder of the Sabeans. (3.) Hebrews id. A son ...
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Uz (8 Occurrences)
... 2:11), the Shuhites (Job 2:11), the Naamathites (Job 2:11), the Buzites (Job
32:2), and open to the inroads of the Chaldeans (Job 1:17), and the Sabeans (Job ...
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... 3. Semitic Sabeans and Their Commerce: It is the Semitic Sabeans, however, who are
the best known, and the two genealogies attributed to them (Joktan-Eber and ...
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Sabe'ans (2 Occurrences)
Sabe'ans. << Sabeans, Sabe'ans. Sabi >>. Multi-Version Concordance Sabe'ans
(2 Occurrences). ... << Sabeans, Sabe'ans. Sabi >>. Reference Bible.
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Cush (31 Occurrences)
... etc.). It stands also associated with Elam (Isaiah 11:11), with Persia (Ezek.
38:5), and with the Sabeans (Isaiah 45:14). From these ...
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Raid (15 Occurrences)
... Job 1:15 and the Sabeans fell upon them , and took them away: yea, they have slain
the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell ...
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Robbery (18 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Practised by the Ishmaelites (Genesis 16:12), the Chaldeans
and Sabeans (Job 1:15, 17), and the men of Shechem (Judges 9:25. ...
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Beauteous (15 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 23:42 And the voice of a multitude at ease 'is' with her, And unto men of
the common people are brought in Sabeans from the wilderness, And they put ...
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Hitchcock's Bible Names

captivity; conversion; old age

Smith's Bible Dictionary


ATS Bible Dictionary

This word represents two distinct people, who, in accordance with the original Hebrew, might have been more properly called Sebaeans and Shebaeans.

1. The first denotes the inhabitants of the country called SEBA. This appears to have been the great island, or rather peninsula of Meroe, in northern Ethiopia, or Nubia, formed between the Nile and the Astaboras, now Atbara. Upon this peninsula lay a city of the like name, the ruins of which are still visible a few mile north of the modern Shendy. Meroe was a city of priests, whose origin is lost in the highest antiquity. The monarch was chosen by the priests from among themselves; and the government was being theocratic, being managed by the priest according to the oracle of Jupiter Ammon. This was the Seba of the Hebrews, according to Josephus, who mentions at the same time that it was conquered by Cambyses, and received from him the name Meroe, after his sister. With this representation accord the notices of Seba and its inhabitants in Scripture. In Genesis 10:7, their ancestor is said to be a son of Cush, the progenitor of the Ethiopians. In Isaiah 43:3 and Psalm 72:10, Seba is mentioned as a distant and wealthy country; in the former passage, it is connected with Egypt and Ethiopia; and Meroe was one of the most important commercial cities of interior Africa. These Sabeans are described by Herodotus as men of uncommon size. Compare Isaiah 45:14. A branch of this family, it is thought, located themselves near the head of the Persian Gulf; and the Sabeans mentioned in Job 1:15 were probably Cushites. See CUSH and RAAMAH.

2. The inhabitants of the country called SHEBA. The Sheba of Scripture appears to be the Saba of Strabo, situated towards the southern part of Arabia, at a short distance from the coast of the Red Sea, the capital of which was Mariaba, or Mareb. This region, called also Yemen, was probably settled by Sheba the son of Joktan, of the race of Shem, Genesis 10:28 1 Chronicles 1:22.

The queen of Sheba, who visited Solomon, 1 Kings 10:1-29 2 Chronicles 9:1-31 Matthew 12:42, and made him presents of gold, ivory, and costly spices, was probably the mistress of this region; indeed, the Sabeans were celebrated, on account of their important commerce in these very products, among the Greeks also, Job 6:19 Isaiah 60:6 Jeremiah 6:20 Ezekiel 27:22 38:13 Psalm 72:10,15 Joel 3:8. The tradition of this visit of the queen of Sheba to Solomon has maintained itself among the Arabs, who call her Balkis, and affirm that she became the wife of Solomon.

Besides the Joktanite Sabaeans, two others of the same name are mentioned in the Bible. 1. A son of Jokshan, and grandson of Abraham and Keturah, Genesis 10:28 2. A grandson of Cush. It is possible that these descendants of the Ethiopian Sheba may have had their residence in Africa; but the question of these two Shebas is obscure and difficult to determine. The Sebaeans and Shebaeans are both mentioned in the same prophecy, Psalm 72:10, as coming to lay their offerings at the feet of Christ.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Descendants of Seba (Genesis 10:7); Africans (Isaiah 43:3). They were "men of stature," and engaged in merchandise (Isaiah 45:14). Their conversion to the Lord was predicted (Psalm 72:10). This word, in Ezek. 23:42, should be read, as in the margin of the Authorized Version, and in the Revised Version, "drunkards." Another tribe, apparently given to war, is mentioned in Job 1:15.

Strong's Hebrew
7614. Sheba -- a territory in SW Arabia, also the name of one or ...
... of Noah NASB Word Usage Sabeans (1), Sheba (22). Sheba, Sabeans. Of foreign
origin; Sheba, the name of three early progenitors of ...
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7615. Shebai -- descendant of Sheba
... Shebai. 7616 >>. descendant of Sheba. Transliteration: Shebai Phonetic Spelling:
(sheb-aw-ee') Short Definition: Sabeans. ... of Sheba NASB Word Usage Sabeans (1). ...
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5436. Sebaim -- inhab. of Seba
... Sebaim. 5437 >>. inhab. of Seba. Transliteration: Sebaim Phonetic Spelling:
(seb-aw-ee') Short Definition: Sabeans. ... of Seba NASB Word Usage Sabeans (1). Sabean. ...
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