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Cosam
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Cosam, Son of Elmadam
Cosam, Son of Elmadam (Κωσάμ, Kōsam). Mentioned in the account of Jesusgenealogy as the father of Addi and son of Elmadam (Luke 3:28). Cosam is otherwise unknown.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Cosam (Person)
COSAM (PERSON) [Gk Kōsam (Κωσαμ)]. The father of Addi and son of Elmadam, according to Luke’s genealogy tying Joseph, the “supposed father” of Jesus, to descent from Adam and God (Luke 3:28). D omits Cosam, substituting a genealogy adapted from Matt 1:6–15 for Luke 3:23–31. The name Cosam occurs nowhere
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Cosam
Cosam. Ancestor of Jesus, Addi’s father and Elmadam’s son, listed only in Luke’s genealogy (3:28).See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Cosam
Cosam kōʹsəm [Gk. Kōsam]. In Luke’s genealogy, an ancestor of Jesus in the fifth generation before Zerubbabel (Lk. 3:28).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Cosam
COSAM Ancestor of Jesus, Addi’s father and Elmadam’s son, listed only in Luke’s genealogy (3:28). See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Cosam
COSAM. An ancestor of Jesus, the son of Elmodam and the father of Addi, in the fifth generation before Zerubbabel (Lk 3:28).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Cosam
Cosam (Gk. Kōsám)An otherwise unknown preexilic ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:28).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Cosam
Cosam [kōˊsəm] (Gk. Kōsam, transliteration of Heb. qōsēm “diviner”). A preexilic ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:28).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Cosam
Co´sam (a diviner), son of Elmodam, in the line of Joseph the husband of Mary. Luke 3:28.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Cosam
CO´SAM (kōʹsam). The son of Elmadam and father of Addi, in the line of Joseph the husband of Mary (Luke 3:28).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Cosam
COSAM [KOE sam] — a descendant of David and an ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:28).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COSAM
COSAM<ko’-sam> ([Κωσάμ, Kosam]): An ancestor of Jesus in Luke’s genealogy in the 5th generation before Zerubbabel (Luke 3:28).
See also
Relatives
Elmadam Father
Addi Son
Er Grandfather
Melchi Grandson