And these are
the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to their generations: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebajoth; and Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam,
1 Chronicles 1:
their generations: The firstborn of Ishmael, Nebaioth; then Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam,
Easton's Bible Dictionary
One of Ishmael's twelve sons, and head of an Arab tribe (Genesis 25:13 ).
A son of Simeon (1 Chronicles 4:25 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Son of Ishmael (Genesis 25:13). Progenitor probably of a tribe dwelling in the part of Arabia yielding balsam and perfumes.
2. Son of Simeon; named as his brother Mishma from the Ishmaelite Mibsam (1 Chronicles 4:25.)
Holman Bible Dictionary
(mihb' ssam) Personal name meaning, “fragrant.” 1. Arab tribe descended from a son of Ishmael (Genesis 25:13 ; 1 Chronicles 1:29 ). 2 . Descendant of Simeon (1 Chronicles 4:25 ).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
MIBSAM. 1. A son of Ishmael ( Genesis 25:13 = 1 Chronicles 1:29 ). 2. A Simeonite ( 1 Chronicles 4:25 ).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Son of Ishmael. Genesis 25:13 ; 1 Chronicles 1:29 .
2. A descendant of Simeon. 1 Chronicles 4:25 .
A son of Ishmael and brother of Mibsam. (Genesis 25:14 ; 1 Chronicles 1:30 ) ...
A son of Simeon, (1 Chronicles 4:25 ) brother of Mibsam
Mibsam - Mibsam
Mishma - Son of Mibsam, a descendant of Simeon
Mibsam - Son of Simeon; named as his brother Mishma from the Ishmaelite Mibsam (1 Chronicles 4:25
Mishma - Inclusion of the names Mibsam and Mishma in the geneologies of both Ishmael and Simeon suggest the incorporation of Arabs into that tribe as Simeon expanded southward (compare 1 Chronicles 4:38-43 )
Twelve - Mibsam: sweet odour