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Ahiezer (son of Ammishaddai)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ahiezer, Son of Ammishaddai
Ahiezer, Son of Ammishaddai (אֲחִיעֶזֶר‎, achi'ezer). Chief of the tribe of Dan and assistant to Moses during Israel’s desert wanderings (Num 1:12; 2:25; 7:71; 7:66; 10:25).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ahiezer (Person)
AHIEZER (PERSON) [Heb ʾăḥı̂ʿezer (אֲחִיעֶזֶר‎)]. 1. The son of Ammishaddai and leader of the tribe of Dan, who assisted Moses in taking a census of Israel (Num 1:12; 2:25). As tribal representative, Ahiezer contributed offerings on the 10th day of the tabernacle dedication (Num 7:66, 71) and commanded
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ahiezer
Ahiezer. 1. Ammishaddai’s son, a leader of Dan’s tribe when the Israelites were roaming in the Sinai wilderness after their escape from Egypt. As leader he presented his tribe’s offering at the consecration of the tabernacle (Nm 1:12; 2:25; 7:66, 71; 10:25).2. Shemaah’s son, a leader of the warriors
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ahiezer (son of Ammishaddai)
1. A son of Ammishaddai, a Danite prince, who acted as representative of his tribe on several occasions (see Nu. 1:12; 2:25; 7:66, 71; 10:25).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ahiezer
AHIEZER1. Ammishaddai’s son, a leader of Dan’s tribe when the Israelites were roaming in the Sinai wilderness after their escape from Egypt. As leader he presented his tribe’s offering at the consecration of the tabernacle (Nm 1:12; 2:25; 7:66, 71; 10:25).2. Shemaah’s son, a leader of the warriors
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ahiezer
Ahiezer (ay´hi-ee´zuhr; Heb., “my brother is help”).1 A leader of the tribe of Dan (Num. 10:25), identified as Ammishaddai’s son (1:12). He camped on the north side of the site of the tribe of Dan (2:25), made offerings there (7:66, 71), and led the rear guard (10:25), all to assist Moses.2 In 1 Chron.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ahiezer
AHIEZER1. A representative of Danites who assisted Moses in the census. The son of Ammishaddai (Num 1:12; 2:25), he was also captain of the rear guard for the march (Num 10:25).2. From Gibeath, he came to David’s aid at Ziklag. He was a leader of the Benjamite bowmen (1 Chr 12:3).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ahiezer
Ahiezer (Heb. ʾăḥɩ̂ʿezer)1. The son of Ammishaddai. He was a representative from the tribe of Dan during the wilderness wanderings, assisting Moses in the census of the Israelites (Num. 1:12; 2:25) and offering a sacrifice at the dedication of the altar (7:66–72).2. A kinsman of Saul, a chief of
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ahi-ezer
Ahi-e´zer (brother of help).1. Son of Ammishaddai, hereditary chieftain of the tribe of Dan. Num. 1:12; 2:25; 7:66. (b.c. 1490.)2. The Benjamite chief of a body of archers in the time of David. 1 Chron. 12:3. (b.c. 1050.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ahiezer
AHIE´ZER (a-hī-ēʹzēr; “brother of help,” i.e., “helpful”).1. The son of Ammishaddai and the head of the tribe of Dan when the people were numbered at Sinai (Num. 1:12), about 1438 b.c. He made an offering for the service of the Tabernacle, like the other leaders (Num. 7:66).2. The chief of the Benjamite
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ahiezer
Ahiezerbrother of help; i.e., “helpful.” (1.) The chief of the tribe of Dan at the time of the Exodus (Num. 1:12; 2:25; 10:25).(2.) The chief of the Benjamite slingers that repaired to David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:3).
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Ammishaddai Father
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