Character Study on Shinab

Character Study on Shinab

Genesis 14: That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Shinab
Cooling, the king of Adamah, in the valley of Siddim, who with his confederates was conquered by Chedorlaomer (Genesis 14:2 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary - Shinab
(sshi' nab) Akkadian name meaning, “Sin (a god) is father.” King of Admah who joined coalition against Chedorlaomer (Genesis 14:2 ) leading eventually to Abraham's rescue of Lot.



Morrish Bible Dictionary - Shinab
King of Admah in the days of Abraham. Genesis 14:2 .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Shinab
King of Admah; one of the five kings attacked by Chedorlaomer.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Shinab
Father of changing

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Abraham - of Persia, Susiana), the chief sovereign, with Amrephar of Shinar (Babylon), Arioch of Ellasar (the Chaldean Larissa, or Larsa, half way between Ur, or Mugheir, and Erech, or Warka, in Lower Babylonia), and Tidal, king of nations, attacked Bera of Sodom, Birsha of Gomorrah, Shinab of Admah, and Shemeber of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela or Zoar, because after twelve bears of subordination they "rebelled" (Genesis 14)