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).
2It had for its inheritance Beer-sheba, Sheba, Moladah,
The Rebellion of Sheba
1Now a scoundrel named Sheba son of Bichri, a Benjaminite, happened to be there. He sounded the trumpet and cried out,
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13And their kindred according to their clans: Michael, Meshullam, Sheba, Jorai, Jacan, Zia, and Eber, seven.
6A multitude of camels shall cover you,
the young camels of Midian and Ephah;
all those from Sheba shall come.
They shall bring gold and frankincense,
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20Of what use to me is frankincense that comes from Sheba,
or sweet cane from a distant land?
Your burnt offerings are not acceptable,
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22The merchants of Sheba and Raamah traded with you; they exchanged for your wares the best of all kinds of spices, and all precious stones, and gold.23Haran, C ... View more