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Becher (son of Benjamin)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Becher, Son of Benjamin
Becher, Son of Benjamin (בֶּכֶר‎, bekher). Also spelled Beker. One of Benjamin’s sons (Gen 46:21; 1 Chr 7:6, 8).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Becher (Person)
BECHER (PERSON) [Heb beker (בֶּכֶר)]. BECHERITES. The second son of Benjamin, according to two Benjaminite genealogies (Gen 46:21; 1 Chr 7:6, 8). Efforts have been made to restore Becher to the two other Benjaminite genealogies of the OT (Num 26:38; 1 Chr 8:1). Johnson (IDB 1:248, 372) suggests that
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Becher
Becher. 1. Benjamin’s second son, who migrated to Egypt with his grandfather Jacob (Gn 46:21; 1 Chr 7:6).2. Ephraim’s second son, from whom the family of Becherites originated (Nm 26:35, kjv Bachrites). He is also called Bered (1 Chr 7:20).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Becherite
BECHER*, BECHERITE*1. Benjamin’s second son, who migrated to Egypt with his grandfather Jacob (Gn 46:21; 1 Chr 7:6).2. Ephraim’s second son, from whom the family of Becherites originated (Nm 26:35). He is also called Bered (1 Chr 7:20).
Bekerite
BEKER, BEKERITE Alternate spelling for Ephraim’s second son (Nm 26:35) and his descendants. See Becher, Becherite #2.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Becher
Becher (bee´kuhr).1 A son of Benjamin (Gen. 46:21; 1 Chron. 7:6, 8).2 The ancestor of an Ephraimite family group (Num. 26:35).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Becher
BECHER1. Second son of Benjamin (Gen 46:21; 1 Chr 7:6, 8). The other available lists of the sons of Benjamin do not mention Becher (Num 26:38–41; 1 Chr 8:1–40). There may have been considerable confusion in textual transmission. On the other hand, the Benjamin genealogy in 1 Chr 8 probably contains
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Becher
Becher (Heb. beḵer), BECHERITES (baḵrɩ̂)The second son of Benjamin, according to two Benjaminite genealogies (Gen. 46:21; 1 Chr. 7:6), and the father of Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth (1 Chr. 7:8). Two other Benjaminite genealogies, however, omit Becher,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Becher
Becher [bēˊkər] (Heb. beḵer “young camel”). A son of Benjamin and grandson of Rachel (Gen. 46:21; 1 Chr. 7:6–8; NIV “Beker”); he went to Egypt with Jacob. Although his descendants numbered 20,200 (1 Chr. 7:9), they are not listed in the genealogy of Benjamin (8:1–40) nor do they appear in the census
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Becher
Be´cher (young or first-born).1. The second son of Benjamin, according to the list in both Gen. 46:21 and 1 Chron. 7:6, but omitted in 1 Chron. 8:1. (b.c. about 1690.)2. Son of Ephraim, Num. 26:35, called Bered in 1 Chron. 7:20. Same as the preceding.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Becher
BE´CHER (beʹker; “firstborn,” or “a young camel,” cf. Arab. bakr, “young camel”).1. The second son of Benjamin, according to the list of both in Gen. 46:21 and 1 Chron. 7:6 but omitted in 8:1. Some suppose that the word “first-born” in the latter passage is a corruption of Becher; others, that Becher
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