Sheba

Sheba (Shee´buh)

1 A town included in Simeon’s inheritance, along with Beer-sheba and Moladah (Josh 19:2). 2 A Benjaminite, the son of Bichri, who led a revolt against David after Absalom’s rebellion was put down. Hoping to seize northern Israel, he was pursued by Joab and his army and was decapitated at the instigation of a “wise woman” of the town of Abel-beth-maacah (2Sam 20). 3 A man of the tribe of Gad (1Chr 5:13). 4 The Hebrew spelling of Saba, the South Arabic name of an area of great wealth (Isa 60:6; Jer 6:20; Ezek 27:22-25).

Josh 19:2

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2Sam 20

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1Chr 5:13

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Isa 60:6

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Jer 6:20

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Ezek 27:22-25

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