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Eran
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eran, Son of Shuthelah
Eran, Son of Shuthelah (עֵרָן‎, eran). Grandson of Ephraim through Shuthelah. He was the eponymous ancestor of the Ephraimite clan of Eranites (Num 26:36).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eran (Person)
ERAN (PERSON) [Heb ʿērān (עֵרָן)]. ERANITE. The son of Shuthelah and the grandson of Ephraim who is the eponymous ancestor of the Ephraimite mišpāḥâ, “protective association or clan,” the Eranites (Num 26:36). Noth (IPN, 208) claims that the information in Num 26:36 about the mišpāḥâ of Shuthelah
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eran
Eran. Grandson of Ephraim and the oldest son of Shuthelah (Nm 26:36), from whom came the Eranite family. In 1 Chronicles 7:20, Eran was replaced by Ele-adah, which may be a copyist’s error.Erastus inscription (Rom 16:23).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eran
Eran ēʹran [Heb. ʿērān; Gk. Eden]. The son of Ephraim’s oldest son Shuthelah (Nu. 26:36). The Eranites were his descendants.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eran
ERAN Grandson of Ephraim and the oldest son of Shuthelah (Nm 26:36), from whom came the Eranite family. In 1 Chronicles 7:20, Eran was replaced by Eleadah, which may be a copyist’s error.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eran
ERAN, ERANITES. The son of Ephraim’s oldest son, Shuthelah (Num 26:36). He was the father or head of the family called the Eranites.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eran
Eran (Heb. ʿērān)One of Shuthelah’s sons and the grandson of Ephraim; eponymous ancestor of the Eranite clan (Num. 26:36; LXX “Eden,” v. 40).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Eran
Eran [ĭrˊăn] (Heb. ˓ērān). One of Shuthelah’s sons and the grandson of Ephraim (Num. 26:36); called Eden (Gk. Eden) in the LXX (v. 40).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eran
E´RAN (eʹran; “watchful”). Son of Shuthelah (eldest son of Ephraim) and head of the family of the Eranites (Num. 26:36).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Eran
ERAN [EE run] — a descendant of Ephraim through Shuthelah, Ephraim’s oldest son and the founder of a tribal family, the Eranites (Num. 26:36).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ERAN
ERAN<e’-ran> ([עֵרָן‎, ̀eran], “watcher,” “watchful”; [ Ἐδέν, Eden]): The son of Ephraim’s oldest son Shuthelah (Numbers 26:36). Eranites, the descendants of Eran (same place) .
See also
Relatives
Shuthelah Father
Becher Brother
Ephraim Grandfather
Tahan Uncle
Sheerah Aunt
Beriah Uncle
Ezer Uncle
Tahath Nephew