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Genesis 25:13 -

And these are the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to their generations: the firstborn of Ishmael, Nebajoth;— "Heights;" the Nabathaeans , a people of Northern Arabia, possessed of abundant flocks ( Isaiah 9:7 ), and, according to Diodorus, living by merchandise and rapine (Gesenius). From Petraea they subsequently extended as far as Babylon (Keil)— and Kedar ,—"Black Skin;" the Cedrei of Pliny (Gesenius, Keil, Rosen-mailer); characterized as good bowmen ( Isaiah 21:17 ), and dwelling between Arabia Petraea and Babylon— and Adbeel ,—"Miracle of God" (Gesenius); of whom nothing is known— and Mibsam ,—"Sweet Odor" (Gesenius); equally uncertain.

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