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Arnan
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Arnan, Son of Rephaiah
Arnan, Son of Rephaiah (אַרְנָן‎, arnan). A descendant of David through Zerubbabel; identified as a son of Rephaiah (1 Chr 3:21).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Arnan (Person)
ARNAN (PERSON) [Heb ʾarnān (אַרְנָן)]. The fourth son of Hananiah the son of ZERUBBABEL and brother of Obadiah and Rephaiah, in 1 Chr 3:21, the genealogy which records the postexilic descent of the line of David. The RSV follows the Gk and Vg. The Heb, however, makes Arnan the son of Obadiah and father
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Arnan
Arnan. Rephaiah’s son and Obadiah’s father, a descendant of David through Zerubbabel (1 Chr 3:21).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Arnan
Arnan ärʹnən [Heb. ˊarnān; Gk. Orna]. A descendant of David (1 Ch. 3:21).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Arnan
ARNAN Rephaiah’s son and Obadiah’s father, a descendant of David through Zerubbabel (1 Chr 3:21).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Arnan
ARNAN. A remote descendant in the royal family of David through Zerubbabel (1 Chr 3:21).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Arnan
Arnan (Heb. ʾarnān)A descendant of Zerubbabel; son of Rephaiah (1 Chr. 3:21).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Arnan
Arnan [ärˊnən] (Heb. ˒arnān). A descendant of Zerubbabel, and son of Rephaiah (1 Chr. 3:21).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Arnan
Ar´nan. In the received Hebrew text “the sons of Arnan” are mentioned in the genealogy of Zerubbabel. 1 Chron. 3:21.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Arnan
AR´NAN (arʹnan; Heb. from Arab., “quick, lively”). Probably the great-grandson of Zerubbabel, in the line of David’s descendants (1 Chron. 3:21); perhaps the same as Joanan (Luke 3:27), an ancestor of Jesus.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Arnan
ARNAN [Ar nan] — a descendant of David through Zerubbabel and founder of a tribal family (1 Chr. 3:21).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ARNAN
ARNAN<ar’-nan> ( עַרַנָן‎ [̀arnan], “joyous”): A descendant of David and founder of a family (1 Chronicles 3:21). The Septuagint has Orna.
See also
Relatives
Rephaiah Father
Obadiah Son
Shecaniah Grandson
Jeshaiah Grandfather