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Hobab

(hō`băb): see JethroJethro
, Midianite priest of the peninsula of Sinai who was the companion and father-in-law of Moses. He is also called Reuel, Raguel, and Hobab.
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In 1995, Mohammad Hobab's family bought a small deli sandwich restaurant in Fresno, Calif.
During three days of investigation on the HOBAB 3 cruise in 2014, we discovered the Tangyin hydrothermal field (Figure 1; 25[degrees]4'N, 122[degrees]34,E, and 1206 m water depth).
Samples and data were collected in 2014 during the HOBAB 2 and 3 cruises of the R/V KEXUE from hydrothermal plume water columns in the middle (18 stations) and southern (7 stations) Okinawa Trough (Figure 1).
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When Moses' father-in-law--the priest of Midian unhelpfully called Jethro, Reuel, or Hobab (JRH, for short) at various times--joins the migration for a short while, JRH takes one look at the long lines awaiting judgment from Moses day and night and tells his son-in-law he's crazy if he doesn't hire some help ASAP (Exodus 18).
Furthermore, later on, Hobab, variously identified as Jethro (Reuel) or more probably as his son, is invited by Moses to join the people; he initially refuses and his final decision is not stated in the text (Num.
(4.) Jethro has several names in the Bible, such as Reuel, Jether and Hobab.
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