Obal

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Obal

(ō`băl), in the Bible, son of Joktan.
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Above left, Encino's Joktan Wright, 10, wins a candy contest.
The northern tribes of the Hejaz regarded Ishmael, son of Abraham and half-brother to Isaac, as their ancestor; the southern tribes of the peninsula considered themselves the descendants of Joktan, younger son of Eber, and a great grandson of Shem.