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Mibsam

MIBSAM (mĭb’săm, Heb. mivsām, sweet odor, related to balsam)

One of the twelve Ishmaelite patriarchs, corresponding to the twelve sons of Jacob (Gen.25.13).A grandson or great-grandson of Simeon, perhaps named after the preceding (1Chr.4.25).


MIBSAM mĭb’ săm (מִבְשָֽׂם). 1. A son of Ishmael, and the name of a tribe descended from him (Gen 25:13; 1 Chron 1:29).

2. A Simeonite (1 Chron 4:25).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(mibhsam, "perfume"(?)):

(1) A son of Ishmael (Ge 25:13; 1Ch 1:29).

(2) A Simeonite (1Ch 4:25).