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|NASB||Genesis 25:18 They settled from Havilah to Shur which is east of Egypt as one goes toward Assyria; he settled in defiance of all his relatives.|
|Genesis 25:18 Ishmael's sons (descendants) settled from Havilah to Shur which is east of Egypt as one goes toward Assyria; he settled opposite (east) of all his relatives.|
|Bible Question: Which land was it that God gave to Ishmael brother of Isaac?|
Bible Answer: Hello. I'm not sure if the Nation that God promised to Ishmael is ever actually named, but we do read in Genesis where Ishmael's descendants settled.
"Ishmael's descendants were scattered across the country from Havilah to Shur, which is east of Egypt in the direction of Asshur. The clans descended from Ishmael camped close to one another."
Upon resreach of the names of the lands where the Ishmaelites settled, it seems to be loosely agreed that this land is in the area of modern day Saudi Arabia, though could be slightly north of it. No one is actually positive for sure where the lands are specifically located, but Saudi Arabia is a great guess. (In accordance with Easton's Bible Dictionary)