Character Study on Naphish

Character Study on Naphish

Genesis 25: Hadar, and Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah:
1 Chronicles 1: Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael.

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Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Naphish
("refreshment".) The last but one of Ishmael's sons (Genesis 25:15; Nephish, 1 Chronicles 1:31; 1 Chronicles 5:19-23). Reuben, Gad, and half Manasseh made war with Naphish's tribe and were conquerors.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Naphish
Refresher, one of the sons of Ishmael (Genesis 25:15 ; 1 Chronicles 1:31 ). He was the father of an Arab tribe.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Naphish
NAPHISH. A son of Ishmael ( Genesis 25:15 = 1 Chronicles 1:31 ). In all probability it is his descendants who are mentioned in Ezra 2:50 as ‘the children of Nephisim ’ (RV [Note: Revised Version.] ) or Nephusim (AV [Note: Authorized Version.] and RVm [Note: Revised Version margin.] ). In the parallel passage ( Nehemiah 7:52 ) the reading is Nephushesim (RV [Note: Revised Version.] ) or Nephishesim (AV [Note: Authorized Version.] and RVm [Note: Revised Version margin.] ). The reading in 1Es 5:31 is Nephisi .

Holman Bible Dictionary - Naphish
(nay' fihssh) Personal name meaning, “refreshed.” A son of Ishmael and ancestor of a northwest Arabian tribe of the same name (Genesis 25:15 ; 1 Chronicles 1:31 ). The tribe dwelt in Transjordan before being displaced by Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh (1 Chronicles 5:19 ).

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Naphish
The soul; he that rests
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Naphish
Son of Ishmael. Genesis 25:15 ; 1 Chronicles 1:31 . Called NEPHISH in 1 Chronicles 5:19 .

The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Naphish
Son of Ishmael, Genesis 25:15,—derived from Naphish, soul.

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Nephish - See Naphish
Nephish - Same as Naphish
Nephishesim, Nephisim - See Naphish
Nephish - (nee' fihssh) KJV alternate form of Naphish (1 Chronicles 5:19 )
Naphish - Son of Ishmael, Genesis 25:15,—derived from Naphish, soul
Nodab - The association of Nodab with Jetur and Naphish suggests its identification with Kedemah (Genesis 25:15 ; 1 Chronicles 1:31 )
Naphish - Naphish
Nodab - The name of a tribe mentioned in 1 Chronicles 5:19 , along with Naphish and Jetur, as among the foes encountered and subdued by the Reubenites
Twelve - Naphish: cheerful