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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Asshurim
Asshurim (אַשּׁוּרִים‎, ashshurim). A descendant or group of descendants of Abraham through his second wife, Keturah (Gen 25:3).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Asshurim
ASSHURIM [Heb ʾaššûrı̂m (אַשּׁוּרִים)]. A clan name mentioned in the genealogy of ABRAHAM by his wife KETURAH in Gen 25:3. Asshurim is listed as one of the 3 sons of Abraham’s grandson DEDAN, the son of JOKSHAN. These 3 sons are not found in the matching, but abbreviated, genealogical clan list in
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Asshurim
Asshurim. Descendants of Abraham and his second wife, Keturah, through Dedan (Gn 25:3). The Asshurim probably settled in Arabia.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Asshurim
Asshurim ə-sh̄moʹrim [Heb. ‘āššûrîm]. An obscure Arabian tribe descended from Abraham and Keturah through Dedan (Gen. 25:3).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Asshurim, Asshurites
ASSHURIM*, ASSHURITES Descendants of Abraham and his second wife, Keturah, through Dedan (Gn 25:3). The Asshurim probably settled in Arabia.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Asshurim
ASSHURIM. Found only in Gen 25:3. A son of Dedan, or his descendants, traced back to Abraham and Keturah.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Asshurim
Asshurim (Heb. ʾāššûrɩ̂m)A tribe descended from Jokshan and ultimately from Abraham and Keturah, about which little more is known (Gen. 25:3). While some commentators suppose them to be related to the Assyrians (perhaps on the basis of Gen. 25:18), they are probably an Arabian clan.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Asshurim
Asshurim [ăshˊər ĭm] (Heb. ˒āššûrûm. A tribe descended from Jokshan and ultimately from Abraham and Keturah, about which little more is known (Gen. 25:3; JB, NIV “Asshurites”). While some commentators suppose them to be related to the Assyrians (perhaps on the basis of v. 18), they are
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Asshurim
Asshu´rim (steps), a tribe descended from Dedan, the grandson of Abraham. Gen. 25:3. Knobel considers them the same with the Asshur of Ezek. 27:23, and connected with southern Arabia.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Asshurim
ASSHURIM [a SHOO rim] — a son of Dedan or an obscure tribe that traced its family tree to him (Gen. 25:3).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ASSHURIM
ASSHURIM<a-shoo’-rim> ( אַשׁוּרַים‎ [’ashshurim]): Mentioned among the sons of Dedan, son of Jokshah, son of Abraham by Keturah (Genesis 25:3).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Asshurim
Asshurim [Ash-u-rim](Hebrew origin: Uncertain meaning)(Genesis 25:3). Unspecified date. Asshurim, son of Dedan, was a descendant of Abraham and Keturah, the woman whom Abraham married, after Sarah died. Asshurim’s brothers were Letushim and Leummim.