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Achbor (father of Elnathan)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Achbor, Father of Elnathan
Achbor, Father of Elnathan (עַכְבּוֹר‎, akhbor). Father of an official in Jehoiakim’s court (Jer 26:22; 36:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Achbor (Person)
ACHBOR (PERSON) [Heb ʿakbôr (עַכְבֹּור‎)]. 1. Father of Baal-hanan, a king of the Edomites prior to Israel’s monarchy (Gen 36:38–39; 1 Chr 1:49). Achbor’s name occurs in parallel lists of Edomite kings, the dates and duration of whose reigns are uncertain (Gen 36:31–39 = 1 Chr 1:43–51).2. The son of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Achbor
Achbor. 1. Father of the Edomite king Baalhanan, before the establishment of Israel’s monarchy (Gn 36:38, 39; 1 Chr 1:49).2. Michaiah’s son, courtier of King Josiah of the southern kingdom of Judah. Josiah sent Achbor in a delegation to ask Huldah the prophetess about the newly found Book of the Law
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Acbor
ACBOR1. Father of the Edomite king Baal-hanan before the establishment of Israel’s monarchy (Gn 36:38–39; 1 Chr 1:49).2. Micaiah’s son, courtier of King Josiah of the southern kingdom of Judah. Josiah sent Acbor in a delegation to ask Huldah the prophetess about the newly found Book of the Law (2 Kgs
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Achbor
Achbor (ak´bohr; Heb., “mouse”).1 The father of the Edomite king Baal-hanan (Gen. 36:38).2 The son of Micaiah; he was one of those sent by Josiah to inquire of Hulda the prophetess concerning the significance of the book of the law discovered in the temple (2 Kings 22:12–14). He is possibly the same
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Achbor
ACHBOR1. The father of Baal-hanan, a king of Edom (Gen. 36:38–; 1 Chr. 1:49).2. An officer in the government of Josiah who was deputized to examine the book of the law (2 Kgs 22:12, 14; Jer 26:22; 36:12). He is called Abdon in 2 Chr 34:20.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Achbor
Achbor (Heb. ʿaḵbôr) (also ABDON)1. The father of the Edomite king Baal-hanan (Gen. 36:38–39 = 1 Chr. 1:49).2. The son of Micaiah; a court official of King Josiah sent to consult the prophetess Huldah (2 Kgs. 22:12, 14). At 2 Chr. 34:20 he is called Abdon (4) the son of Micah. According to Jer. 26:22;
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Achbor
ACHBOR A court official of King Josiah. In about 622 b.c., he was sent to the prophetess Huldah to consult with her about the book of the Law found in the Temple (2 Kgs 22:12, 14; in 2 Chr 34:20 he is known as Abdon).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Achbor
Ach´bor (mouse).1. Father of Baalhanan king of Edom. Gen. 36:38, 39; 1 Chron. 1:49.2. Son of Michaiah, a contemporary of Josiah, 2 Kings 22:12, 14; Jer. 26:22; 36:12, called Abdon in 2 Chron. 34:20. (b.c. 623.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Achbor
ACH´BOR (akʹbor; “mouse”), or Acbor (NIV).1. The father of Baal-hanan, the seventh Edomite king, mentioned in Gen. 36:38–39.2. The son of Micaiah and one of the courtiers whom Josiah sent to Huldah to inquire about the course to be pursued respecting the newly discovered book of the law (2 Kings 22:12,
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Elnathan Son