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Definition of the noun laban

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  1. Hungarian choreographer who developed Labanotation (1879-1958)


Who is Laban?

Laban is the son of Bethuel, brother of Rebekah as described in the Book of Genesis. As such he is brother-in-law to Isaac and both father-in-law and uncle to Jacob. Laban and his family were described as dwelling in Paddan Aram, in Mesopotamia.


Laban was a 1980s Synthpop duo consisting of Lecia Jønsson and Ivan Pedersen. Both members were born in Denmark and originally sang in Danish, before moving onto English language releases. They went on to limited international success with the releases of two albums, as well as singles such as "Love In Siberia" and "Caught By Surprise".

  • members:
  • genres: Synthpop, New Wave, Italo disco
  • albums: "Hvor ska' vi sove i nat?", "Caught by Surprise", "Laban's Bedste", "Roulette", "De Største Narrestreger", "Greatest Hits"


  1. Laban is a fictional character from the 2012 film Asad.
  2. Laban: The fictional representation of Laban, the son of Bethuel and the brother of Rebekah.
  3. Laban is a fictional character from the manga and anime franchise Berserk.
  4. Laban is a fictional character from the 1924 film Moon of Israel.
  5. Laban is a fictional character from the 2014 film Hallå hallå.

There are other characters with in their name, like Rudolf von Laban.


Laban a.k.a. Laban, Virginia: Laban is an unincorporated community in Mathews County, in the U. S. state of Virginia.


  1. Laban was the name of a person in the first part of The Book of Mormon, a scripture of the Latter Day Saint movement. Although he only makes a brief appearance in the narrative, his brass plates would play an important role amongst the Nephites, who are the book's main protagonists.
  2. Laban a.k.a. The Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino is a political party in the Philippines founded in 1988.

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Google previewInterpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture, Volume 22 (2016) (2017)

by Daniel C. Peterson

Laban is the nabal, the fool who stands in the way of God's wisdom being transmitted through the ages. Hence, the wise man must kill the fool in order for wisdom to thrive.24 And this is no ordinary death. The very head of the fool is removed ...

Google previewThe Religious Thought of Hasidism (1999)

Text and Commentary by Norman Lamm

Laban refers to the scholar (talmid hakham, lit., "disciple of the wise") who is a " Jewish devil,"211 who studies only in...

Google previewLebanon (2012)

A History, 600 - 2011 by William Harris

The Arabic laban refers to sour milk and ...

Google previewBiblical Exegesis in the Apostolic Period (1999)

by Richard N. Longenecker

"Lebanon" stands for the Communal Council: Laban means white; the Council dressed in white. 1 10. Determination of the extent of allegorical interpretation depends largely on how one defines "allegorical exegesis," and how one relates it to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fermented Fresh Milk Products: An International Inventory of Fermented Milk, Cream, Buttermilk, Whey, and Related Products (1992)

by Joseph A. Kurmann, Jeremija L. Rasic, Manfred Kroger

Laban Zeer 185 Manufacture: For household manufacture, fresh milk is poured into a 6-liter earthenware pot (called matared). Before a newly made matared is used, the pores in the walls are closed by soaking the inside of the pot with ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible (1863)

Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History by Sir William Smith

LABAN (p7, Aa/3cu>; Josepji. AcsjSayos: Laban), son of Bethuel, grandson of Nahor and Milcah, grand-nephew of Abraham, ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

LABAN, la'ban: The person named Laban (Tffb , labhan; AaBdv, Labdn, possibly connected with the V meaning "to be white," from which in Heb the adj. meaning "white" has just this form) is first introduced to the ...

Google previewTyndale Bible Dictionary (2001)

by Walter A. Elwell, Philip Wesley Comfort

LABAN (Person) Bethuel's son (Gn 24: 24, 29), ...

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Small photo of KUNDASANG, MALAYSIA - SEPT 27TH, 2017 :Mountain porter carrying a heavy backpack to Laban Rata of the majestic Mount Kinabalu in Kundasang, Sabah Borneo,Malaysia.Small photo of KUNDASANG, MALAYSIA - SEPT 27TH, 2017 :Mountain porter carrying a heavy backpack to Laban Rata of the majestic Mount Kinabalu in Kundasang, Sabah Borneo,Malaysia.Small photo of laban or labneh - homemade yogurt cheese with mint on marble texture background. Selective focusSmall photo of Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia 2 Jan 2016: Mountain Kinabalu porter rest on the trail while transporting huge luggage to Laban Rata.Small photo of Panar Laban House mount kinabaluSmall photo of Kibbeh bil laban - arabian yogurt soup with stuffed bulgur cutletson dark background. Selective focusSmall photo of Majestic view Peaks of Mountain Kinabalu with clear sky seen from Laban Rata. More...

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Laban Meaning

Video shows what Laban means. The brother of Rebekah and uncle of Jacob and Esau.. of biblical origin.. Laban Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of L1A1B3A1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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