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Anah (son of Seir)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Anah, Son of Seir
Anah, Son of Seir (עֲנָה‎, anah). 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.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Anah (Person)
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
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
Anah (son of Seir)
2. The fourth son of Seir, one of the Edomite chiefs (Gen. 36:20, 25, 29; 1 Ch. 1:38, 41).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Anah
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)
Anah
Anah (ay´nuh).1 One of the eight sons of Seir the Horite; he was a leader of the Horites, ancient inhabitants of the area of Edom (Gen. 36:20; 1 Chron. 1:38). See also Horites; Seir.2 A nephew of 1 above, the son of Zibeon and the father of Oholibamah, who became one of Esau’s wives (Gen. 36:2). He
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Anah
ANAH. Son of Zibeon and father of Aholibamah, the wife of Esau (Gen 36:2, 24). In 1 Chr 1:38–41 Anah is identified as a brother of Zibeon. This may be a different person, or the name may be loosely used to refer to a family group.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Anah
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
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
Anah
A´nah (one who answers), the son of Zibeon and father of Aholibamah, one of Esau’s wives. Gen. 36:2, 14, 25. He is supposed to have discovered the “hot springs” (not “mules,” as in the Authorized Version) in the desert as he fed the asses of Zibeon his father. (b.c. 1797.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Anah
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
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Ezer Brother
Dishan Brother
Dishan Brother
Shobal Brother
Zibeon Brother
Lotan Brother
Timna Sister
Dishan Son
Amalek Nephew
Hori Nephew
Anah Nephew
Aiah Nephew
Hemam Nephew
Onam Nephew
Hemdan Nephew
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Ebal Nephew
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