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keturah


keturah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Keturah 
  incense,  the  wife  of  Abraham,  whom  he  married  probably  after 
  Sarah's  death  (Gen.  25:1-6),  by  whom  he  had  six  sons,  whom  he 
  sent  away  into  the  east  country.  Her  nationality  is  unknown.  She 
  is  styled  "Abraham's  concubine"  (1  Chr.  1:32).  Through  the 
  offshoots  of  the  Keturah  line  Abraham  became  the  "father  of  many 
  nations." 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Keturah,  that  makes  the  incense  to  fume