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Chelub (father of Mehir)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Chelub, Father of Mehir
Chelub, Father of Mehir (כְּלוּב‎, keluv). Described as brother of Shuhah and father of Mehir, both descendants of Judah; one of the “men of Recah” (1 Chr 4:11).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chelub (Person)
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).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Chelub
Chelub. 1. Shuhah’s brother and the father of Mehir from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 4:11).2. Father of Ezri. Ezri oversaw the tilling of soil in King David’s fields (1 Chr 27:26).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chelub (father of Mehir)
1. The father of Mehir (1 Ch. 4:11). The name is probably a variation of Caleb.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Chelub
CHELUB*1. Shuhah’s brother and the father of Mehir from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 4:11).2. Father of Ezri. Ezri oversaw the tilling of soil in King David’s fields (1 Chr 27:26).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Chelub
CHELUB. May be a variant of Caleb.1. A descendant of Judah, a brother of Shuah and father of Mehir (1 Chr 4:11)2. Father of Ezri, one of David’s officers and evidently his chief gardener (1 Chr 27:26).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chelub
Chelub (Heb. kĕlûḇ)1. A Judahite, the brother of Shuhah and father of Mehir (1 Chr. 4:11).2. The father of Ezri, an overseer of the field workers of King David (1 Chr. 27:26).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chelub
Che´lub1. A man among the descendants of Judah.2. Ezri the son of Chelub, one of David’s officers. 1 Chron. 27:26.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Chelub
CHE´LUB (keʹlūb), Ke´lub (NIV).1. The brother of Shuhah and father of Mehir, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chron. 4:11).2. The father of Ezri, who was David’s chief gardener (1 Chron. 27:16), after 1000 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Chelub
CHELUB [KEE luhb] (bird’s cage) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A brother of Shuhah, a Judahite (1 Chr. 4:11).2. The father of Ezri, a supervisor of those who tilled the soil during David’s reign (1 Chr. 27:26; Kelub, NIV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CHELUB
CHELUB<ke’-lub>:1. כְּלוּב‎ [kelubh], father of Mehir (1 Chronicles 4:11); the name is probably a variation of Caleb. Wellhausen (Deuteronomy gentibus et familiis Judaeis) reads כָּלֵב בֶּן חֶזַרוֹן‎[kalebh ben chezron].2. Father of Ezri (1 Chronicles 27:26), one of the officers of David.See
See also
Relatives
Shuhah Brother
Mehir Son
Eshton Grandson