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Baal-hanan (officer)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hanan the officer
Baal-Hanan the officer (בַּעַל חָנָן‎, ba'al chanan). An agricultural officer during David’s reign (1 Chr 27:28).
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,
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.
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.
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).
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).
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).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hanan
BA´AL-HA´NAN (bāʹal haʹnon; “lord of grace”).1. An early king of Edom, son of Achbor, successor of Shaul, and succeeded by Hadar (Gen. 36:38–39; 1 Chron. 1:49–50).2. A Gederite, David’s overseer of “the olive and sycamore trees in the Shephelah” (1 Chron. 27:28), after 1000 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hanan
Baal-Hananlord of grace. (1.) A king of Edom, son of Achbor (Gen. 36:38, 39; 1 Chr. 1:49, 50).(2.) An overseer of “the olive trees and sycomore trees in the low plains” (the Shephelah) under David (1 Chr. 27:28).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Baalhanan
BaalhananBaalhanan (bayʹuhl-hayʹnan; Heb., ‘Baal [deity] is gracious’). 1 The son of Achbor, and a pre-Israelite king of Edom (Gen. 36:38–39). 2 A regional overseer of olive and sycamore trees during the reign of King David (1 Chron. 27:28).
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