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Dishon (son of Anah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dishon, Son of Anah
Dishon, Son of Anah (דִּישׁוֹן‎, dishon). A descendant of Seir the Horite by Anah (Gen 36:25; 1 Chr 1:41). Not to be confused with Dishon, son of Seir.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Dishon (Person)
DISHON (PERSON) [Heb dı̂šôn (דִּישֹׁון)]. The name of two men in the OT. It may mean “mountain goat” (IDB 1:854).1. The 5th son of Seir, the Horite, who lived in the land of Edom (Gen 36:21; 1 Chr 1:38). He was the father of Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran (Gen 36:26; 1 Chr 1:41). Some scholars
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Dishon
Dishon. 1. Seir’s fifth son and a Horite leader in Edom (Gn 36:21; 1 Chr 1:38), whose people were eventually displaced by the Edomites.2. Grandson of Seir and son of Anah, a Horite leader. This Dishon was also the brother of Oholibamah, Esau’s wife (Gn 36:25; 1 Chr 1:41).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dishon
DISHON1. Seir’s fifth son and a Horite leader in Edom (Gn 36:21; 1 Chr 1:38), whose people were eventually displaced by the Edomites.2. Grandson of Seir and son of Anah, a Horite leader. This Dishon was also the brother of Oholibamah, Esau’s wife (Gn 36:25; 1 Chr 1:41).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Dishon
Dishon (di´shon; an early Northwest Arabic and Canaanite form of Dishan).1 A son of the Horite Seir, listed fifth in Gen. 36:21 and 1 Chron. 1:38, and father of four sons, Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran (Gen. 36:28; Hamran for Hemdan in 1 Chron. 1:42).2 The son of Anah (Gen. 36:25; 1 Chron. 1:41),
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dishon
DISHON. The name of two descendants of Seir, the Horite. The Heb. dishôn can mean “antelope,” “mountain goat” (cf. Deut 14:5), but perhaps it is derived from the Hurrian name Tai-sheni.1. Seir’s fifth son, and head of one of the original Edomite tribes (Gen 36:21, 30; 1 Chr 1:38).2. Seir’s grandson,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Dishon
Dishon (Heb. dɩ̂šôn)1. One of the sons of Seir (Gen. 36:21; 1 Chr. 1:38). He was the ancestor of four Horite tribes (Gen. 36:26; MT dɩ̂šān; 1 Chr. 1:41).2. The son of Anah and grandson of Seir, a chief of the Horites (Gen. 36:25; 1 Chr. 1:41); brother of Oholibamah (Gen. 36:25), the wife of Esau
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Dishon
Di´shon (antelope).1. The fifth son of Seir. Gen. 36:21, 26, 30; 1 Chron. 1:38.2. The son of Anah, and grandson of Seir. Gen. 36:25; 1 Chron. 1:38.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Dishon
DI´SHON (dīʹshon; “antelope”). The name of two descendants of Seir the Horite.1. Seir’s fifth son, and head of one of the original Edom tribes (Gen. 36:21, 30; 1 Chron. 1:38).2. Seir’s grandson, the only son of Anah, and brother of Oholibamah, Esau’s second wife (Gen. 36:25; 1 Chron. 1:41).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Dishon
DISHON [DIE shahn] — the name given to two descendants of Seir the Horite:1. The fifth son of Seir and a clan chief in Edom (Gen. 36:21, 26, 30; 1 Chr. 1:38).2. A son of the Horite clan chief Anah and a grandson of Seir (Gen. 36:25; 1 Chr. 1:41). Also see Dishan.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Dishon
Dishon [Di-shon](Hebrew origin: Antelope)(Genesis 36:21). Unspecified date. Dishon was one of the sons of Seir the Horite, ancestor of the clans that settled in the land of Edom. His sons were Hemdan, Eshban, Ithran, and Cheran. His brothers were Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Dishan, Ezer, and Anah.(Genesis
See also
Relatives
Anah Father
Ezer Uncle
Amalek Cousin
Dishan Uncle
Dishan Uncle
Hori Cousin
Seir Grandfather
Shobal Uncle
Zibeon Uncle
Timna Aunt
Anah Cousin
Aiah Cousin
Lotan Uncle
Hemam Cousin
Onam Cousin
Hemdan Cousin
Bilhan Cousin
Ebal Cousin
Uz Cousin
Akan Cousin
Manahath Cousin
Shepho Cousin
Alvan Cousin
Ithran Cousin
Aran Cousin
Zaavan Cousin
Cheran Cousin
Eshban Cousin