Abiezrites (Judges)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Abiezer, Descendant of Manasseh
Abiezer, Descendant of Manasseh (אֲבִיעֶזֶר‎, avi'ezer). A Manassite whose descendants received land west of the Jordan (Josh 17:2; 1 Chr 7:18). Gideon the judge belonged to the clan whose name derived from Abiezer (e.g., Judg 6:11, 34).
Abiezrites (אֲבִיעֶזְרִי‎, avi'ezriy). The descendants of Abiezer of the tribe of Manasseh (Judg 6:11, 24, 34; 8:32).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Abiezer (Person)
ABIEZER (PERSON) [Heb ʾăbı̂ʿezer (אֲבִיעֶזֶר)]. ABIEZRITE. Var. IEZER; IEZERITE. The name of two individuals in the Hebrew Bible. Although Abiezer may mean “father of help,” or “my father is help,” ʾab (father) is here a relational noun used as a theophoric (or divine name) element and the subject of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Abiezrite. Member of Abiezer’s family (Jgs 6:11, 24, 34; 8:32).See Abiezer #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Abiezer (descendant of Manasseh)
1. Also IEZER ī-ēʹzər [Heb. ’î‘ezer], IEZERITE ī-ēʹzə-rīt [Heb. ’î‘ezrî] (Nu. 26:30); AV, NEB, JEEZER; JEEZERITE. A descendant of Joseph the son of Jacob, and head of one of the families of Manasseh that settled W of the Jordan (Nu. 26:30; Josh. 17:1–6; 1 Ch. 7:14–19). As he was great-uncle to
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ABIEZRITE* Member of Abiezer’s family (Jgs 6:11, 24, 34; 8:32). See Abiezer #1.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Abiezer (ay´bi-ee´zuhr; Heb., “my father is help”).1 A son of Manasseh who received an inheritance in Canaan (Josh. 17:2); his descendants were the Abiezerites, to which Gideon belonged (Judg. 6:11). The name also occurs as Iezer (Num. 26:30).2 A Benjaminite from Anathoth; one of the group of David’s
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Abiezer (Heb. ʾăḇɩ̂ʿezer) (also IEZER)1. A descendant of Manasseh (1 Chr. 7:18). At Num. 26:30 an abbreviated form of his name occurs (Iezer). The Abiezrites were given a district in the tribal territory of Manasseh W of the Jordan (Josh. 17:2) which included the city of Ophrah. Gideon was an Abiezrite
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
ABI´EZRITE (a-biʹez-rīt; “father of the Ezrite”). A patronymic designation of the descendants of Abiezer (Judg. 6:11, 24; 8:32).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
ABIEZRITE [a bih EZ rite] (belonging to Abiezer) — a person who belonged to the family of Abiezer (Judg. 6:11, 24; 8:32).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ABIEZRITE<ab-i-ez’-rit>, <a-bi-ez’-rit>: The Gentile adjective of ABIEZER, which see.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Abiezer [Ay-bih-ee-zuhr](Hebrew origin: Father of help)(Joshua 17:2). Unspecified date. Abiezer, a descendant of Manasseh, was the ancestor of the clan of the Jeezerites to whom land was assigned, during the days of Joshua. The clan fought with Gideon against the Midianites (Judges 6:34). Abiezer was
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