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(pl. Sebaim ; in Authorized Version incorrectly rendered Sabeans) heads the list of the sons of Cush. Besides the mention of Seba in the lists of the pens of Cush, (Genesis 10:7; 1 Chronicles 1:9) there are but three notices of the nation– (Psalms 72:10; Isaiah 43:3; 45:14) These passages seem to show that Seba […]

-1. Son of Cush Ge 10:7; 1Ch 1:9 -2. A region in Ethiopia Ps 72:10; Isa 43:3

(1.) One of the sons of Cush (Gen. 10:7). (2.) The name of a country and nation (Isa. 43:3; 45:14) mentioned along with Egypt and Ethiopia, and therefore probably in north-eastern Africa. The ancient name of Meroe. The kings of Sheba and Seba are mentioned together in Ps. 72:10.