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Eshton
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eshton, Son of Mehir
Eshton, Son of Mehir (אֶשְׁתּוֹן‎, eshton). A descendant of Judah (1 Chr 4:11, 12). Eshton’s three sons are also mentioned in the list of the descendants of Judah.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eshton (Person)
ESHTON (PERSON) [Heb ʾeštôn (אֶשְׁתֹּון)]. A descendant of Judah, the son of Mehir, and father of Bethrapha (1 Chr 4:11, 12). His ancestry is traced to a certain Chelub, which many, on the basis of the LXX, suspect is a variant of Caleb. Nothing concerning Eshton is otherwise known.H. C. Lo
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eshton
Eshton. Mehir’s son and the grandson of Chelub from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 4:11, 12).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eshton
Eshton eshʹton [Heb. ʾeštôn]. A name found in the genealogical table of Judah, probably that of a Calebite clan (1 Ch. 4:11f.).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eshton
ESHTON Mehir’s son and the grandson of Chelub from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 4:11–12).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eshton
ESHTON. A son of Mehir and the father of three sons Beth-rapha, Paseah, and Tehinnah (1 Chr 4:11–12), descendants of Judah.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eshton
Eshton (Heb. ʾeštôn)The son of Mehir of Judah; a descendant of Chelub (probably Caleb). He is reckoned among the people of Recah (1 Chr. 4:11–12; LXX “Rechab”), perhaps an itinerant metalworking guild.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Eshton
Eshton [ĕshˊtən] (Heb. ˒eštôn “uxorious”[?]). The son of Mehir of Judah, and probably a Calebite; reckoned among the people of Recah (LXX “Rechab”) (1 Chr. 4:11–12), perhaps an itinerant metalworking guild.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eshton
Esh´ton (effeminate), a name which occurs in the genealogies of Judah. 1 Chron. 4:11, 12.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eshton
ESH´TON (eshʹton; “restful”). A man of Mehir and grandson of Chelub, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chron. 4:11–12).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ESHTON
ESHTON<esh’-ton> ([אֶשְׁתּוֹן‎, ’eshton], “uxorious”): A name found in the genealogical table of Judah (1 Chronicles 4:12).
See also
Relatives
Mehir Father
Paseah Son
Bethrapha Son
Tehinnah Son
Nahash Grandson
Chelub Grandfather
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