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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
lū´bim ( לוּבים , lūbhı̄m ): A people mentioned in the Old Testament ( 2 Chronicles 12:3; 2 Chronicles 16:8; Daniel 11:43; Nahum 3:9 ). In all these cases the word is translated in the King James Version "Libyans"; in the Revised Version (British and American) only in Daniel 11:43 . The people so named had their seat in North Africa, West of Egypt (compare Acts 2:10 , "the parts of Libya about Cyrene"). See LIBYA . On three different occasions the Libyans invaded Egypt, and at length, in the 10th century BC, succeeded in founding an Egyptian dynasty under SHISHAK (which see).
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Lubim'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/l/lubim.html. 1915.