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Aner (brother of Mamre)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Aner
Aner (עָנֵר‎, aner). An Amorite chief from Hebron who helped Abraham pursue four invading kings (Gen 14:13, 24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Aner (Person)
ANER (PERSON) [Heb ʿānēr (עָנֵר)]. A brother of Mamre and of Eshkol (Gen 14:13), all three of whom are described as Abram’s allies (Gen 14:24). The latter verse belongs to the passage vv 17, 21–24 about the contest in generosity between the king of Sodom and Abram, which contradicts v 10 (that the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Aner (Person)
Aner (Person). Amorite ally of Abram and brother of Mamre and Eshcol (Gn 14:13). With his brothers, Aner helped Abram defeat a confederation of four kings who had plundered Sodom and Gomorrah and had captured Abram’s nephew Lot (Gn 14:14–16, 21–24).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Aner
Aner āʹnər [Heb. ‘ānēr; Sam ‘anrām—‘spout, waterfall’; Gk. Aunan]. One of the three “confederates” of Abraham in his pursuit after the four kings (Gen. 14:13, 24). Of the two other names, Mamre is the name of the sacred grove or tree and synonymous with Hebron, and Eshcol is the name of a valley
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Aner (Person)
ANER (Person) Amorite ally of Abram and brother of Mamre and Eshcol (Gn 14:13). With his brothers, Aner helped Abram defeat a confederation of four kings who had plundered Sodom and Gomorrah and had captured Abram’s nephew Lot (Gn 14:14–16, 21–24).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Aner
ANER1. One of three Amorite brothers who were allies of Abram in the story of Gen 14.2. A city of refuge located in the half tribe of Manasseh (1 Chr 6:70).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Aner
Aner (Heb. ʿānēr) (PERSON)An Amorite who, with his brothers Mamre and Eshkol, aided Abraham in his battle against the four eastern kings (Gen. 14:13, 24). Like the names of the brothers, Aner may be a geographical designation.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Aner (Person)
ANER [āˊnər] (Heb. ˓ānēr) (PERSON). An Amorite who, with his brothers Mamre and Eshkol, aided Abraham in his battle against the four eastern kings (Gen. 14:13, 24). Like the names of the brothers, Aner may be a geographical designation (cf. Aner (Place) below; cf. also 1 Chr. 6:70 [MT 55]).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Aner
ANER An Amorite who, with his brothers Mamre and Eshkol, helped Abraham in his swift battle against the four kings of the East who had sacked Sodom and Gomorrah and captured Lot and his family (Gen 14:13, 24).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Aner
A´ner (boy), a city of Manasseh, west of Jordan, with “suburbs,” given to the Kohathites. 1 Chron. 6:70.
Aner
A´ner, one of the three Amorite chiefs of Hebron who aided Abraham in the pursuit after the four invading kings. Gen. 14:13, 24.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Aner
A´NER (aʹnẽr).1. A Canaanite chief near Hebron who, with Eschol and Mamre, was confederate with Abraham. He joined in pursuit of Chedorlaomer and shared in the spoil, not following the example of Abraham (Gen. 14:13, 24), about 2060 b.c.2. A Levitical city assigned to the Kohathites and situated in
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Aner
Anera boy. (1.) A Canaanitish chief who joined his forces with those of Abraham in pursuit of Chedorlaomer (Gen. 14:13, 24).(2.) A city of Manasseh given to the Levites of Kohath’s family (1 Chr. 6:70).
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