The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eri, Son of Gad
Eri, Son of Gad (עֵרִי‎, eriy). The fifth of Gad’s seven sons and the ancestor of the Erites (Gen 46:16; Num 26:16).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eri (Person)
ERI (PERSON) [Heb ʿērı̂ (עֵרִי)]. A son of Gad, grandson of Zilpah and Jacob, and ancestral head of the Erites. His name is entered in the fifth position among the seven sons of Gad in the list of the descendants of Israel that went to Egypt (Gen 46:16; cf., Jub. 44:20). Likewise, in the census reported
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eri ēʹ̄rī; ERITES ēʹriīts [Heb. ʿērî—‘watcher’]. The fifth of the seven sons of Gad (Gen. 46:16; Nu. 26:16), after whom a clan in Gad was named (Nu. 26:16).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ERI Gad’s fifth son (Gn 46:16) and founder of the Erite family (Nm 26:16).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ERI, ERITES. The fifth of the seven sons of Gad (Gen 46:16). Eri was the father or head of the family called the Erites (Num 26:16).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eri (Heb. ʿērɩ̂)The fifth son of Gad (Gen. 46:16). His descendants, the Erites, are mentioned in the first census taken in the wilderness (Num. 26:16).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Eri [ĭrˊī] (Heb. ˓êrî “watchful”). The fifth son of Gad (Gen. 46:16); his descendants, called the Erites, are mentioned in the first census taken in the wilderness (Num. 26:16).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
ERI A son of Gad and the grandson of Zilpah and Jacob. He is considered the ancestral head of the Erites (Gen 46:16).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
E´ri (watchful), son of Gad, Gen. 46:16, and ancestor of the Erites. Num. 26:16.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
E´RI (eʹri; “watching”). The fifth son of the patriarch Gad (Gen. 46:16) and ancestor of the Erites (Num. 26:16).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
ERI [EE rye] (watchful) — the fifth son of Gad (Gen. 46:16) and leader of the Erites (Num. 26:16).
See also
Gad Father
Areli Brother
Shuni Brother
Haggi Brother
Ezbon Brother
Ziphion Brother
Arodi Brother
Ozni Brother
Zephon Brother
Jacob Grandfather
Joseph Uncle
Judah Uncle
Reuben Uncle
Benjamin Uncle
Levi Uncle
Simeon Uncle
Asher Uncle
Zebulun Uncle
Issachar Uncle
Naphtali Uncle
Dan Uncle
Manasseh Cousin
Ephraim Cousin
Zerah Cousin
Dinah Aunt
Perez Cousin
Jochebed Cousin
Merari Cousin
Kohath Cousin
Er Cousin
Gershon Cousin
Onan Cousin
Shelah Cousin
Zilpah Grandmother
Saul Cousin
Carmi Cousin
Hezron Cousin
Jamin Cousin
Jachin Cousin
Nemuel Cousin
Pallu Cousin
Zohar Cousin
Bela Cousin
Beriah Cousin
Tola Cousin
Ishvi Cousin
Imnah Cousin
Shillem Cousin
Guni Cousin
Enoch Cousin
Jashub Cousin
Puvah Cousin
Elon Cousin
Huppim Cousin
Shimron Cousin
Ashbel Cousin
Hushim Cousin
Ohad Cousin
Jezer Cousin
Jahzeel Cousin
Sered Cousin
Ahiram Cousin
Serah Cousin
Gera Cousin
Shobal Cousin
Becher Cousin
Ishvah Cousin
Rosh Cousin
Ard Cousin
Muppim Cousin
Jahleel Cousin
Ehi Cousin
Eliab Cousin
Jediael Cousin
Jarib Cousin
Rapha Cousin
Nohah Cousin
Bohan Cousin
Aharah Cousin
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