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Ahira
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ahira, Son of Enan
Ahira, Son of Enan (אֲחִירַע‎, achira'). Contemporary of Moses and chief of the tribe of Naphtali who made the tribal offering when the tabernacle was finished (Num 1:15; 2:29; 7:78–83; 10:27).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ahira (Person)
AHIRA (PERSON) [Heb ʾăḥı̂raʿ (אֲחִירַע)]. The son of Enan and leader of the tribe of Naphtali, who assisted Moses in taking a census of Israel (Num 1:15; 2:29). As tribal leader, Ahira contributed offerings on the 12th day of the tabernacle dedication (Num 7:78, 83), and took charge of the military
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ahira
Ahira. Enan’s son and the leader of Naphtali’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 1:15; 2:29; 7:78, 83; 10:27).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ahira
Ahira ə-hīʹrə [Heb. aḥîra‘]. A leader of Naphtali contemporary with Moses, who assisted in the census (Nu. 1:15).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ahira
AHIRA Enan’s son and the leader of Naphtali’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 1:15; 2:29; 7:78, 83; 10:27).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ahira
Ahira (uh-hi´ruh), the son of Enan of the tribe of Naphtali (Num. 1:15). Ahira is mentioned four additional times in Numbers as one of Moses’s assistants. He helped take the census (2:29), made offerings (7:78, 83), and formed part of the rear guard (10:27) when the tribe moved from Sinai.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ahira
AHIRA. A prince of the tribe of Naphtali and son of Enan. He helped Moses with the census during the wilderness wanderings (Num 1:15; 2:29; 7:78; 10:27).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ahira
Ahira (Heb. ʾăḥɩ̂raʿ)The son of Enan of the tribe of Naphtali, assigned to assist Moses in the census (Num. 1:15). Num. 7:78–83 describes his offering on behalf of the tribe.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ahira
Ahira [ə hīˊrə] (Heb. ˒aḥîra˓ “brother is a friend”). The son of Enan of the tribe of Naphtali, assigned to assist Moses in the census (Num. 1:15). At 7:78–82 his offering on behalf of his tribe is described.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ahira
Ahi´ra (brother of evil, i.e., unlucky), chief of the tribe of Naphtali. Num. 1:15; 2:29; 7:78, 83; 10:27.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ahira
AHI´RA (a-hīʹra). The son of Enan and the leader of the tribe of Naphtali (Num. 2:29). He was appointed as “head man” of his tribe to assist Moses in numbering the people (1:15) and made his contribution to the sacred service on the twelfth day of offering (7:78, 83; 10:27), c. 1440 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ahira
Ahirabrother of evil = unlucky, or my brother is friend, chief of the tribe of Naphtali at the Exodus (Num. 1:15; 2:29).
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