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Ardites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ardites
Ardites (אַרְדִּי‎, ardiy). The clan or family named after Ard, the descendant of Benjamin (Num 26:40; compare Gen 46:21).
Ard, Son of Benjamin
Ard, Descendant of Benjamin (אַרְדְּ‎, ard). The eponymous ancestor of the Ardites. Ard is listed as a son of Benjamin according to Gen 46:21, but a descendant of Bela according to Num 26:40. The use of “son” in the Genesis genealogy probably indicates that Ard is a descendant of Benjamin, rather than
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ard (Person)
ARD (PERSON) [Heb ʾārd (אָרְדּ)]. Var. ADDAR. ARDITES. One of Benjamin’s ten sons, according to the Benjaminite genealogy of Gen 46:21, and head of the Ardites (Num 26:40). The variant form of the name, i.e., “Addar,” is easily explained as a transposition of the Hebrew consonants reš and dalet. The
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ard
Ard, Ardite. One of the eight sons of Bela (Nm 26:40), Benjamin’s firstborn son (1 Chr 8:1). Ard is called Benjamin’s son in the Hebrew sense, meaning descendant (Gn 46:21). He was the founder of the Ardite family, a subclan of Benjamin’s tribe. The Ard/Addar transposition in 1 Chronicles 8:3 is probably
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ard
Ard ärd [Heb. ’ard—‘humpbacked’] (Gen. 46:21; Nu. 26:40). A descendant of Benjamin. Nu. 26:38–40 mentions five sons of Benjamin, together with Ard and Naaman, the sons of Bela, Benjamin’s oldest son, counting all seven as ancestors of Benjaminite families. In 1 Ch. 8:1–3 Addar and Naaman are mentioned,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ard
ARD, ARDITE One of the nine sons of Bela (Nm 26:40), Benjamin’s firstborn son (1 Chr 8:1). Ard is called Benjamin’s son in the Hebrew sense, meaning descendant (Gn 46:21). He was the founder of the Ardite family, a subclan of Benjamin’s tribe. The Ard/Addar transposition in 1 Chronicles 8:3 is probably
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ard
ARD, ARDITE. One of the descendants of Benjamin who founded a clan in Egypt (Gen 46:21; Num 26:40).Ard is alternately Addar (q.v.; 1 Chr 8:3).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ard
Ard (Heb. ʾard) (also ADDAR)A descendant of Benjamin and the son of Bela, listed among ancestral clan leaders who accompanied Jacob to Egypt (Gen. 46:21; Num. 26:40). At 1 Chr. 8:3 he is called Addar.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ard
Ard [ärd] (Heb. ˒ard “humpbacked”). A descendant of Benjamin, listed among those ancestral clan leaders who accompanied Jacob to Egypt (Gen. 46:21; Num. 26:40); at 1 Chr. 8:3 he is called Addar. He was the son of Bela.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ardites
Ard´ites, the descendants of Ard or Addar, the grandson of Benjamin. Num. 26:40.
Ard
Ard (one that descends), the son of Bela and grandson of Benjamin. Gen. 46:21; Num. 26:40. In 1 Chron. 8:3 he is called Addar.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ardite
ARD´ITE (ardʹīt). A descendant of Ard, or Addar, the grandson of Benjamin (Num. 26:40).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ard
Arddescent, a grandson of Benjamin (Num. 26:38–40). In 1 Chr. 8:3 he is called Addar. His descendants are mentioned in Num. 26:40.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ard
ARD [ard] — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A son of Benjamin (Gen. 46:21).2. A son of Bela and a grandson of Benjamin (Num. 26:40), also called Addar (1 Chr. 8:3).