Chelub (father of Mehir)
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Described as brother of Shuhah and father of Mehir, both descendants of Judah; one of the “men of Recah” (1 Chr 4:11).
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CHELUB (PERSON) [Heb kĕlûb (כְּלוּב)]. 1. Brother of Shuhah, father of Mehir, and grandfather of Eshton (1 Chr 4:11). None of these persons are mentioned elsewhere and Chelub’s own parents are not identified. In 1 Chr 4:12, the entire group is termed “the men of Recah” (LXX “Rechab,” i.e., Rechabites).
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