Shinab (Shi´nab; Heb., “[the god] Sin is my father”)

The king of Admah, one of the five monarchs in a coalition against the eastern alliance of four other kings (Gen 14:2). Defeated initially, the alliance of five kings was rescued by Abram (Gen 14:13-16).

Gen 14:2

2these kings made war with King Bera of Sodom, King Birsha of Gomorrah, King Shinab of Admah, King Shemeber of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (that is, Zoar).

Gen 14:13-16

13Then one who had escaped came and told Abram the Hebrew, who was living by the oaks of Mamre the Amorite, brother of Eshcol and of Aner; these were allies of ... View more

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