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Meaning: dweller in the desert

This was the name of three biblical men.

  1. one of the sons of Joktan, and founder of an Arabian tribe (Genesis 10:29)


  2. King Jobab of Edom, who succeeded Bela (Genesis 36:33-34).


  3. King Jobab of the city Madon in Canaan (Joshua 11:1) who joined the confederacy against Joshua