Anah (son of Seir)
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A son of Seir the Horite and the father of Dishon (Gen 36:20; 36:29; 1 Chr 1:38; 1:41). The relationship between this Anah and Anah, Son of Zibeon, also mentioned in Gen 36, is uncertain. For more details, see this article: Anah, Son of Zibeon.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
ANAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿănâ (עֲנָה)]. One of the sons of Zibeon, and the father of Esau’s wife Oholibamah (Gen 36:2, 14, 18, 25; 1 Chr 1:40). MT Gen 36:2, 14 bat (“daughter”) is to be corrected to ben (“son”) according to Gen 36:24; 1 Chr 1:38, 40. According to the tribal system of the Edomites, Anah was
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Anah. 1. Son of Zibeon the Hivite and father of Oholibamah. Oholibamah was one of Esau’s wives (Gn 36:2, 18).2. Fourth son of Seir the Horite. Anah was a chief among the Horites who also had a daughter named Oholibamah (Gn 36:20, 25, 29: 1 Chr 1:38, 41).3. Son of another Zibeon, who found hot springs
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ANAH1. Son of Zibeon the Hivite and father of Oholibamah. Oholibamah was one of Esau’s wives (Gn 36:2, 18).2. Fourth son of Seir the Horite. Anah was a chief among the Horites who also had a daughter named Oholibamah (Gn 36:20, 25; 1 Chr 1:38, 41).3. Son of Zibeon who found hot springs in the wasteland
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
ANAH. 1. rsv, following Samaritan lxx, and Syr. Pesh., reads ‘son’ (av, with Heb., ‘daughter’) of Zibeon, the Hivite, and father of Oholibamah, one of Esau’s Canaanite wives (Gn. 36:2, also vv. 14, 18, 24–25; 1 Ch. 1:40). If in Gn. 36 Hivite and Horite (Hurrian) may be equated, Anah found the hot springs
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Anah (Heb. ʿănâ)1. The son of Zibeon the Horite; father of Oholibamah the wife of Esau (Gen. 36:2, 14, 18; 1 Chr. 1:40). According to Gen. 36:24 he discovered the hot springs in the wilderness.2. The fourth son of Seir the Horite (Gen. 36:20, 29; 1 Chr. 1:38, 41). Textual difficulties make the relationship
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
A´NAH (aʹnāh; “answer”). The son of Zibeon and grandson of Seir. His daughter Oholibamah is the second named of Esau’s wives (Gen. 36:2, 14, 25). An Anah is mentioned in 36:20 as one of the sons of Seir and head of an Edomite tribe. Both passages probably refer to the same person, the word sons being