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Amram (priest)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Amram, Son of Bani
Amram, Descendant of Bani (עַמְרָם‎, amram). A member of the family of Bani in the postexilic Jewish community. Amram was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:34).
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 (priest)
2. One of the Bani, who in the days of Ezra had taken a foreign wife (Ezr. 10:34; 1 Esd. 9:34).
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
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.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Amram
AM´RAM (amʹram; “high people”).1. The first named of the sons of Kohath, a Levite. He married his father’s sister Jochebed, and by her became the father of Miriam, Aaron, and Moses (Ex. 6:18, 20; Num. 26:59). He died at 137, probably before the Exodus.2. One of the sons of Bani, who, after the return
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