- a son of Abraham and Keturah. Gen. 25:1–4.
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Later on he is slain in battle, fighting in the ranks of Midian.
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Did you keep your sheep in Midian, where Moses did, that you know he had a beard.The Captain of the Janizaries
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- a son of Abraham (Genesis 25:1–2)
- a nomadic nation claiming descent from him
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