Character Study on Almodad

Character Study on Almodad

Genesis 10: And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,
1 Chronicles 1: And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Almodad
Immeasurable, the first named of the sons of Joktan (Genesis 10:26 ), the founder of an Arabian tribe.
Hitchcock's Bible Names - Almodad
Measure of God
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Almodad
First of Joktan's descendents (Genesis 10:26; 1 Chronicles 1:20). His name is preserved in El-Mudad, famous in Arab history, reputed father of Ishmael's Arab wife, Mir-at-ez-Zeman, and chief of Jarhum, a Joktanite tribe that passed from Yemen to the vicinity of Mekkeh. The Αl is the Arabic article.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Almodad
(al moh' dad) Personal name meaning, “God is a friend.” Grandson of Eber and ancestor of Arabian tribes (Genesis 10:25-26 ).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Almodad
Son of Joktan, a descendant of Shem. Genesis 10:26 ; 1 Chronicles 1:20 .

Sentence search

Elmodam - ELMODAM or Almodad
Elmadam - Almodad (cf
Diklah - Thus Almodad equates to the Arabic Elmudad; Sheleph equates to Es-Sulaf in the Yemen; Hazarmaveth equates to Hadramaut on the S
Joktan - The Scripture list of his descendants confirms this; almost all the names are certainly connected with this locality: "Almodad (El-Mudad), Sheleph (Sulaf or Silfan), Hazarmaveth" (Hadramaut), etc