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Baal-hanan (king)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hanan, Son of Achbor
Baal-Hanan, Son of Achbor (בַּ֫עַל חָנָן‎, ba'al chanan). Described as the son of Achbor and as a king of Edom (Gen 36:38–39; 1 Chr 1:49–50).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hanan (Person)
BAAL-HANAN (PERSON) [Heb baʿal ḥānān (בַּעַל חָנָן)]. This name, meaning “Baal has shown mercy” (IPN 187), belongs to 2 persons in the OT (see below). Outside the OT, the name occurs for the ruler of Arwad at the time of Ashurbanipal (Phoenician *Baʿalḥanōn, in Akkadian transcription Ba-ʾ-al-ḫa-nu-nu,
Hadad (Person)
HADAD (PERSON) [Heb hădad (הֲדַד‎); ḥădad (חֲדַד)]. Var. HADAR. In addition to being the name of one of the sons of Ishmael (Heb ḥădad), Hadad (Heb hădad) is also the personal name of three rulers of Edom, only two of which are attested in the Edomite King List (Gen 36:31–39). Opinions vary as far
Hadar (Person)
HADAR (PERSON) [Heb hădar (הֲדַר)]. Var. HADAD. A masculine name found in the OT.1. The eighth ruler listed on the Edomite King List (Gen 36:39). In the 1 Chr 1:50–51 parallel the MT reads hădad. See HADAD (PERSON).2. The Syriac version and the Bomberg (Venice) edition (1524–25), followed by the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baal-hanan
Baal-hanan. 1. Achbor’s son, a king of Edom (Gn 36:38, 39; 1 Chr 1:49, 50).2. Official appointed by King David to be in charge of the royal olive groves and orchards of sycamore figs in the lowlands bordering Philistine territory (1 Chr 27:28). He came from Geder, a town in the area.
Hadad
Hadad. 1. Eighth of the 12 sons of Ishmael, and thus a grandson of Abraham (Gn 25:15; 1 Chr 1:30). The kjv reads “Hadar” in Genesis 25:15 and “Hadad” in 1 Chronicles 1:30, whereas rsv and asv read “Hadad” in both passages.2. Edomite ruler, son of Bedad, who reigned before the Hebrew captivity in Egypt,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hanan
BAAL-HANAN1. Acbor’s son, a king of Edom (Gn 36:38–39; 1 Chr 1:49–50).2. Official appointed by King David to be in charge of the royal olive groves and orchards of sycamore-figs in the lowlands bordering Philistine territory (1 Chr 27:28). He came from Geder, a town in the area.
Hadad
HADAD1. Eighth of the 12 sons of Ishmael, and thus a grandson of Abraham (Gn 25:15; 1 Chr 1:30). The kjv reads “Hadar” in Genesis 25:15 and “Hadad” in 1 Chronicles 1:30, whereas rsv and nlt read “Hadad” in both passages.2. Edomite ruler, son of Bedad, who reigned before the Hebrew captivity in Egypt
Hadar
HADAR*1. kjv spelling of Hadad, Ishmael’s son, in Genesis 25:15. See Hadad #1.2. Alternate spelling of Hadad, king of Edom, in Genesis 36:39. See Hadad #3.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Baal-Hanan
Baal-hanan (bay´uhl-hay´nuhn, bah´uhl-hay´ nuhn; Heb., “baal [the lord] is gracious”).1 The son of Achbor, and a pre-Israelite king of Edom (Gen. 36:38–39).2 A Gederite placed in charge of olive and sycamore trees in the Shephelah during the reign of King David (1 Chron. 27:28).
Hadad
Hadad (hay´dad).1 A Semitic storm god, also known as Haddu, Adad, and Addu. The meaning of the name is unclear, but it may be connected with the noise of a storm. The veneration of Hadad is attested by some of the earliest Mesopotamian texts. Apparently of West Semitic origin, the god found a special
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Baal-Hanan
BAAL-HANAN1. A king in Edom, son of Achbor (Gen 36:38; 1 Chr 1:49).2. A man appointed by David as caretaker of the olive and sycamore trees in the Shephelah (1 Chr 27:28).
Hadad
HADAD1. The eighth son of Ishmael (Gen 25:15, “Hadar” (q.v.) in Heb. and KJV; (1 Chr 1:30).2. The fourth early king of Edom (in Avith) who defeated Midian (Gen 36:35 f.; 1 Chr 1:46 f.).3. The eighth (and last) king of Edom (Gen 36:39; 1 Chr 1:50 f.), in Pau or Pai.4. An Edomite prince whom God raised
Hadar
HADAR1. Alternate form of Hadad (q.v.), son of Ishmael (Gen 25:15). The letters resh (r) and daleth (d) are similar in Heb. and were frequently confused. He founded a tribe of the same name, attested in cuneiform records as the Hƀudadu.2. Variant for Hadad, last of the ancient kings of Edom’s elective
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hadad
HADAD. The name of a Syrian deity meaning ‘the Thunderer’ (Heb. haḏaḏ; Akkad. (H)ad(d)u or Adad) the storm-god, also named in Ras Shamra texts as *Baal. A Hadad temple at Aleppo is known. The personal names Hadad, and their dialectal variant Hadar, are probably abbreviations of names compounded with
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baal-Hanan
Baal-Hanan (Heb. baʿal ḥānān)1. A son of Achbor; the seventh king of Edom (Gen. 36:38 = 1 Chr. 1:49).2. Overseer of the olive and sycamore trees in the Shephelah during the reign of David (1 Chr. 27:28).
Hadad (Person)
Hadad (Heb. ḥăḏaḏ) (PERSON)1. A son of Ishmael and grandson of Abraham (Gen. 25:15 = 1 Chr. 1:30). Because he is listed between Tema and Massa, the eponymous ancestors of Northwest Arabian tribes, one would assume he was likewise the eponymous ancestor of a tribe.2. A king of Edom, who ruled from
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hanan
BAAL-HANAN The seventh king of Edom, before the rise of the Israelite monarchy (Gen 36:38; 1 Chr 1:49).
Hadad
HADAD1. The god of storms, rain, and thunder among the Canaanites and Akkadians. (See Baal.)2. The name of two kings of Edom before the establishment of the Israelite monarchy (Gen 36:31–39).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hadad
Ha´dad (mighty), originally the indigenous appellation of the sun among the Syrians, and thence transferred to the king as the highest of earthly authorities. The title appears to have been an official one, like Pharaoh. It is found occasionally in the altered form Hadar. Gen. 25:15; 36:39, compared
See also
Relatives
Achbor Father
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