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Amram (father of Moses)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Amram, Son of Kohath
Amram, Son of Kohath (עַמְרָם‎, amram). Father of Moses, Aaron, and Miriam (Exod 6:18–20; Num 26:58–59; 1 Chr 6:18; 23:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Amram (Person)
AMRAM (PERSON) [Heb ʿamrām (עַמְרָם)]. Var. AMBRAM (LXX). The name of two men in the OT.1. A second-generation Levite, the son of Kohath, and the father of Moses, Aaron, and Miriam (1 Chr 5:24–29—Eng. 6:2–3). Amram is a biblical figure without a narrative; he appears only in late genealogical lists.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Amram
Amram. 1. Kohath’s son, a member of Levi’s tribe. Amram married Jochebed and had three famous children: Aaron, Moses, and Miriam (Ex 6:16–20; Nm 26:58, 59). During the Israelites’ wilderness journey, the responsibility of the Amramites was to care for the ark and the table, lampstand, altars, and other
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Amram (father of Moses)
1. Father of Aaron, Moses, and Miriam (Ex. 6:20; Nu. 26:59; 1 Ch. 6:3; 23:13); and a son of Kohath the son of Levi (Ex. 6:18; Nu. 3:19; etc.). Perhaps he was not literally the son of Kohath, but rather his descendant, since there were ten generations from Joseph to Joshua (1 Ch. 7:20–27), while only
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Amram
AMRAM1. Kohath’s son, a member of Levi’s tribe. Amram married Jochebed and had three famous children: Aaron, Moses, and Miriam (Ex 6:16–20; Nm 26:58–59). During the Israelites’ wilderness journey, the responsibility of the Amramites was to care for the ark and the table, lampstand, altars, and other
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Amram
Amram (am´ram).1 The grandson of Levi, son of Kohath. He married Jochebed, and they became the parents of Aaron, Moses, and Miriam (Exod. 6:16–20; Num. 26:58–59). Amram is said to have lived 137 years. He is to be regarded as ancestor of the Amramites (Num. 3:27; 1 Chron. 26:23).2 A son of Bani (Ezra
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Amram
AMRAM1. Grandson of Levi, son of Kohath, and the father of Moses and Aaron (Ex 6:18, 20; Num 26:59).2. A son of Bani, who had married a foreign wife and was required by Ezra to put her away (Ezr 10:34).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Amram
AMRAM (Heb. ‘amrām, ‘people exalted’). 1. The husband of Jochebed, and father of Moses, Aaron and Miriam (Ex. 6:20; Nu. 26:59; 1 Ch. 6:3; 23:13). He was a ‘son’ (i.e. probably descendant, cf. 1 Ch. 7:20–27) of Kohath (Ex. 6:18; Nu. 3:19), and so of Levi. 2. An Amram is mentioned in Ezr. 10:34 as having
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Amram
Amram (Heb. ʿamrām)1. The grandson of Levi (Exod. 6:16–18) and son (or “descendant”) of Kohath; husband of Jochebed, his father’s sister (Exod. 6:20; 1 Chr. 6:2–3 [MT 5:28–29]). Amram’s clan, the Amramites, included his three famous children: Moses, Miriam, and Aaron (Num. 26:59). As part of the tribe
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Amram
AMRAM (Hebrew, “the kinsman”) The father of Moses, Aaron, and Miriam (Exod 6:20; Num 26:59). He was a descendant of Levi and Kohath, and the husband of Jochebed (Exod 6:16–18; 1 Chr 6:1–3). His clan, the Amramites, belonged to the Levitical clan of the Kohathites, which had the task of transporting the
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Amram
Am´ram (an exalted people).1. A Levite of the family of the Kohathites, and father of Moses. Ex. 6:18, 20. (b.c. 1571.)2. A son of Dishon and descendant of Seir, 1 Chron. 1:41; properly “Hamram” = Hemdan in Gen. 36:26.3. One of the sons of Bani in the time of Ezra, who had married a foreign wife.
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Relatives
Kohath Father
Levi Father-In-Law
Uzziel Brother
Izhar Brother
Hebron Brother
Amminadab Brother
Jochebed Wife
Moses Son
Aaron Son
Miriam Daughter
Zipporah Daughter-In-Law
Elisheba Daughter-In-Law
Moses Cousin
Aaron Cousin
Eleazar Grandson
Levi Grandfather
Ithamar Grandson
Korah Nephew
Nadab Grandson
Abihu Grandson
Miriam Cousin
Jochebed Aunt
Merari Uncle
Gershon Uncle
Gershom Grandson
Kish Cousin
Mishael Nephew
Elizaphan Nephew
Shimei Cousin
Mahli Cousin
Libni Cousin
Eliezer Grandson
Mushi Cousin
Micah Nephew
Shelomith Nephew
Shebuel Relative
Zichri Nephew
Amariah Nephew
Nepheg Nephew
Jeriah Nephew
Jahaziel Nephew
Isshiah Nephew
Jekameam Nephew
Sithri Nephew