Character Study on Sabta

Character Study on Sabta

Genesis 10: And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtecha: and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan.
1 Chronicles 1: And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabta, and Raamah, and Sabtecha. And the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan.

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Sabta, Sabtah
SABTA, SABTAH . In the genealogical list of Genesis 10:7 a son of Cush, named between Havilah and other Arabian districts. It was probably a region on or near the east coast of Arabia, but in spite of several conjectures it has not been identified with any historical tribe or country. The relationship with Cush is to be accounted for on the ground that the Cushites were held to have extended across the Red Sea from Nubia north-eastward over the great peninsula.

J. F. McCurdy.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Sabta(h)
(ssab' tuh) Son of Cush and apparently the ancestor of citizens of Sabota, capital of Hadramaut about 270 miles north of Aden. Others identify it with an Ethiopian ruler about 700 B.C. Josephus identified it with Astaboras, modern Abare.



Morrish Bible Dictionary - Sabta, Sabtah
Third son of Cush. Genesis 10:7 ; 1 Chronicles 1:9 . Where he was located is not known.

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