noble, probably a tribe descended from one of the sons of Ishmael, with whom the trans-Jordanic tribes made war (1Ch 5:19).
The name of a tribe mentioned in 1Ch 5:19, along with Naphish and Jetur, as among the foes encountered and subdued by the Reubenites. A comparison with various readings of Septuagint shows that the vowels of the word are uncertain. An Identification with the Nabat
A tribe on the east of the Jordan conquered by the two and a half tribes. 1Ch 5:19.
(nobility), the name of an Arab tribe mentioned only in
in the account of the war of the Reubenites against the Hagarites. vs. 9-22. It is probable that Nodab, their ancestor, was the son of Ishmael, being mentioned with two of his other sons in the passage above cited, and was therefore a grandson of Abraham.