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Dishon (son of Seir)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dishon, Son of Seir
Dishon, Son of Seir (דִּישׁוֹן‎, dishon). An Edomite and son of Seir the Horite. One of the chiefs of the Horites (Gen 36:21, 30; 1 Chr 1:38).
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)
Dishan
Dishan (di´shan; an early Semitic, Aramaic, and Arabic spelling of Dishon).1 A son of the Horite Seir, listed seventh in Gen. 36:21 and 1 Chron. 1:38, and the father of two sons, Uz and Aran (Gen. 36:28; 1 Chron. 1:42).2 The name of a Horite family group (Gen. 36:30) in the land of Seir.
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
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Seir Father
Ezer Brother
Dishan Brother
Shobal Brother
Zibeon Brother
Anah Brother
Lotan Brother
Timna Sister
Hemdan Son
Ithran Son
Cheran Son
Eshban Son
Amalek Nephew
Hori Nephew
Anah Nephew
Aiah Nephew
Hemam Nephew
Onam Nephew
Dishan Nephew
Bilhan Nephew
Ebal Nephew
Uz Nephew
Akan Nephew
Manahath Nephew
Shepho Nephew
Alvan Nephew
Aran Nephew
Zaavan Nephew
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