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ishbak in Easton's Bible Dictionary

leaving, one of Abraham's sons by Keturah (Gen. 25:2).

ishbak in Smith's Bible Dictionary

(left behind), a son of Abraham and Keturah, #Ge 25:2; 1Ch 1:32| and the progenitor of a tribe of northern Arabia. (B.C. after 1856.)

ishbak in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

ISH'BAK (leaving behind), a son of Abraham by Keturah. Gen 25:2; 1 Chr 1:32. From him sprang the northern Arabians.

ishbak in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

("leaving behind".) Son of Abraham and Keturah (Genesis 25:2; 1 Chronicles 1:32). From him sprang the N. Arabians. There is a valley "Sabak" related to the name. The Keturahites extended from the borders of Israel to the Persian gulf. Ishbak, as his name implies, left behind his brethren, having gone forth first. His dwelling was probably far away toward the Persian gulf, and also reaching into the peninsula.