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Eder (descendant of Levi)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eder, Son of Mushi
Eder, Son of Mushi (עֵדֶר‎, eder). A Levite in the time of David (1 Chr 23:23; 24:30).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eder (Person)
EDER (PERSON) [Heb ʿēder (עֵדֶר)]. The name of two men in the OT.1. Listed among the Levites of David’s time, a descendant of Merari (1 Chr 23:23; 24:30). David is credited with the organization of the Levites into divisions with “charge of the work in the house of the LORD” (1 Chr 23:4). However,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ader
Ader. kjv form of Eder, Beriah’s son, in 1 Chronicles 8:15.See Eder (Person) #2.
Eder (Person)
Eder (Person). 1. Member of Benjamin’s tribe and the son of Beriah, a leader in the town of Aijalon (1 Chr 8:15, kjv Ader).2. Levite of Merari’s clan and the son of Mushi (1 Chr 23:23; 24:30).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eder (descendant of Levi)
1. A Merarite Levite in the days of David (1 Ch. 23:23; 24:30); he was the son of Mushi.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ader
ADER* kjv form of Eder, Beriah’s son, in 1 Chronicles 8:15. See Eder (Person) #1.
Eder (Person)
EDER (Person)1. Member of Benjamin’s tribe and the son of Beriah, a leader in the town of Aijalon (1 Chr 8:15).2. Levite of Merari’s clan and the son of Mushi (1 Chr 23:23; 24:30).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Eder
Eder (ee´duhr; Heb., “flock” or “herd”).1 A Benjaminite ancestor of a family group (1 Chron. 8:15).2 A levitical leader in the family group of Merari (1 Chron. 25:23).3 A settlement in southern Judah near the border with Edom, probably in the vicinity of Beer-sheba (Josh. 15:21); the site is unknown.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ader
ADER. A distinguished man of Benjamin, son of Beriah, who lived at Aijalon (1 Chr 8:15).
Eder
EDER, EDAR, ADER1. A watchtower between Bethlehem and Hebron, where Jacob camped after Rachel’s death and where Reuben has intercourse with Bilhah (Gen 35:21–22). KJV spells it Edar. Because of its proximity to Bethlehem where David was born, Micah (Mic 4:8) refers to it (migdal ˓ēder, “O tower of
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eder, Edar
EDER, EDAR (Heb. ‘ēḏer, ‘flock’). 1. The place of Israel’s encampment between Bethlehem and Hebron (Gn. 35:21). In Mi. 4:8 ‘tower of the flock’ (rvmg. ‘of Eder’) was probably the site of a watchtower erected against sheep thieves. 2. A town to the S of Judah near to the Edomite border; perhaps mod.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eder (Person)
Eder (Heb. ʿēḏer) (PERSON)1. A postexilic Benjaminite residing at Jerusalem (1 Chr. 8:15).2. A Levite, the second son of Mushi, and a descendant of Merari who lived during the reign of King David (1 Chr. 23:23; 24:30).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ader
A´der (flock), a Benjamite, son of Beriah, chief of the inhabitants of Aijalon. 1 Chron. 8:15. The name is more correctly Eder.
Eder
E´der (a flock).1. One of the towns of Judah, in the extreme south, and on the borders of Edom. Josh. 15:21. No trace of it has been discovered in modern times.2. A Levite of the family of Merari, in the time of David. 1 Chron. 23:23; 24:30.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eder
E´DER (ēʹder; “a flock,” “helper”).1. A city of southern Judah, on the Edomite border (Josh. 15:21), perhaps also the place where Jacob first halted after the burial of Rachel.2. A chief Benjamite, son of Beriah, resident at Jerusalem (1 Chron. 8:15).3. The second of the three “sons” (descendants)
See also
Relatives
Mushi Father
Jerimoth Brother
Mahli Brother
Merari Grandfather
Kish Uncle
Mahli Uncle
Jerahmeel Cousin
Eleazar Cousin
Libni Cousin
Shemer Cousin