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Azzan
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Azzan
Azzan (עַזָּן‎, azzan). A descendant of Issachar and the father of Paltiel, who was one of the leaders selected to divide the land between the tribes of Israel (Num 34:26).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Azzan (Person)
AZZAN (PERSON) [Heb ʿazzān (עַזָּן)]. The father of the leader of the tribe of Issachar, Paltiel (Num 34:26). The name is derived from the root ʿwz, meaning “strength” (EncMiqr 6: 132), and Johnson (IDB 1: 327) has translated Azzan as “the deity has shown strength.” In LXX, this name appears as oza,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Azzan
Azzan. Paltiel’s father and a member of Issachar’s tribe. Paltiel was appointed to help Eleazar and Joshua in apportioning the Promised Land (Nm 34:26).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Azzan
Azzan azʹən [Heb. ‘azzan—‘strong’]. Father of Paltiel of the tribe of Issachar (Nu. 34:26).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Azzan
AZZAN Paltiel’s father and a member of Issachar’s tribe. Paltiel was appointed to help Eleazar and Joshua in apportioning the Promised Land (Nm 34:26).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Azzan
AZZAN. The father of Paltiel, a prince of the tribe of Issachar who was one of the commissioners selected to divide the land among the tribes (Num 34:26).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Azzan
Azzan (Heb. ʿazzān)The father of Paltiel, a chief of the tribe of Issachar (Num. 34:26).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Azzan
Azzan [ăzˊən] (Heb. ˓azzan “strength”). The father of Paltiel, a chief of the tribe of Issachar (Num. 34:26).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Azzan
Az´zan (very strong), the father of Paltiel prince of the tribe of Issachar, who represented his tribe in the division of the promised land. Num. 34:26.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Azzan
AZ´ZAN (azʹzan). The father of Paltiel, leader of the tribe of Issachar, and commissioner from that tribe in the dividing of Canaan (Num. 34:26), c. 1370 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Azzan
AZZAN [AZ an] — the father of Paltiel, of the tribe of Issachar. Paltiel helped Eleazar and Joshua divide the land among the tribes (Num. 34:26).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AZZAN
AZZAN<az’-an> עַזָּן‎ [̀azzan], “strong” or “thorn”: Father of Paltiel of the tribe of Issachar. One of the commissioners selected to divide the land between the tribes (Numbers 34:26).
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Relatives
Paltiel Son