Keturah (Ki-tyoor´uh)

A wife or concubine of Abraham, after the death of Sarah, who bore him six sons: Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah (Gen 25:1-6; 1Chr 1:32-33). This genealogy links these six tribes and their descendants, who settled to the south and east of the Hebrews, with the descendants of Abraham. It also marks the partial fulfillment of God’s promise to Abraham that his offspring would be like “the stars of the sky” (Gen 15:5).

Gen 25:1-6

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1Chr 1:32-33

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Gen 15:5

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