|1. Descendant of Noah. Son of Yoktan and brother of Almodad, Shelef, Chatzarmaveth, Yerach, Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah, Oval, Avimael, Sheba, Ophir and Yovav.|
2. The area of land surrounded by the river Pishon, one of the four rivers emanating from Paradise (Eden). It is sometimes identified with northern India, or an area on the Persian Gulf (possibly Bahrein), or a town near the Caspian Sea. Ishmael's descendants lived in the area from Havilah to Shur (Genesis 25:18), which may indicate that the location of Havilah in this passage would have been somewhere in the Sinai area, stretching into north-west Arabia. The name Havilah may refer to more than one place in the Bible; indeed, some modern scholars have suggested that apart from the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, Havilah might be purely mythical in origin.
3. Descendant of Noah. Son of Cush and brother of S'bha, Sabhta, Raamah, Sabhteka and Nimrod.
|1. Situated 30 km (20 miles) south-west of Jerusalem. Abraham bought the Cave of Machpelah there, which became the burial place of all three patriarchs and their wives, with the exception of Rachel who was buried on the road to Ephrath (Bethlehem). The twelve spies sent out by Moses to the land of Canaan pronounced Hebron to be populated by giants (Anakim): it was thus an important Canaanite settlement before the Israelite conquest of Canaan under Joshua.|
2. Descendant of Jacob. Son of Kehath and brother of Amram, Yitzhar and Uzziel.
|High Altars of Baal, Bamoth Baal|
|The mountain or mountainous area where, according to the book of Deuteronomy, Moses received the Ten Commandments: thus, presumably, identical with Sinai. Opinions differ as to its location: the traditional site of Mount Sinai is Jebel Musa (also known as Jebel Katerina) in the south of the Sinai peninsula, but other views place it further north in the Sinai peninsula or in the Aravah (east of Sinai, towards Moab). Also referred to as Mount Hor. Aaron is said to have died on Mount Hor after the Israelites camped there (Numbers 20:22, 26; Numbers 21:4; Numbers 33:38-39; Numbers 34:7-8). Not to be confused with the Mount Hor in Lebanon.|