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Dara (son of Zerah)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dara, Son of Zerah
Dara, Son of Zerah (דָּרַע‎, dara'). Listed among the descendants of Judah (1 Chr 2:6).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Dara (Person)
DARA (PERSON) [Heb daraʿ (דַּרַע)]. Var. DARDA. Dara was the son of Zerah and from the tribe of Judah (1 Chr 2:6). Zerah was the son whom Tamar conceived by her father-in-law Judah (Gen 38:30; 1 Chr 2:4). In 1 Kgs 5:11—Eng 4:31 he is listed as Darda (Heb dardaʿ), one of the sons of Mahol. Together with
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Darda, Dara
Darda, Dara. Mahol’s son (1 Kgs 4:31), a Judahite of the family of Zerah (1 Chr 2:6). With Ethan the Ezrahite and Heman and Calcol, also sons of Mahol, Darda is mentioned as the proverbial type of wisdom, though he is surpassed by Solomon (1 Kgs 4:31, 32). First Chronicles 2:6 gives the name as Dara,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dara, Darda
DARA*, DARDA Mahol’s son (1 Kgs 4:31), a Judahite of the family of Zerah (1 Chr 2:6). With Ethan the Ezrahite and Heman and Calcol, also sons of Mahol, Darda is mentioned as the proverbial example of wisdom, though he is surpassed by Solomon (1 Kgs 4:31–32). First Chronicles 2:6 sometimes gives the name
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Dara
DA´RA (daʹra). A contracted or corrupt form (1 Chron. 2:6) of the name Darda (which see).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Dara
DARA [DARE uh] — a son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr. 2:6). Also see Darda.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Dara
Dara [Dahr-uh](Hebrew origin: contraction of Darda [Pearl of knowledge])(1 Chronicles 2:6). Unspecified date. Dara, son of Zerah, was a leader of the tribe of Judah. His brothers were Zimri, Ethan, Heman, and Calcol.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Dara
DARA (Dârʹ ȧ) Hebrew reading in 1 Chron. 2:6 for Darda of 1 Kings 4:31. See Darda.
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