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Ezer (descendant of Ephraim)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ezer, Son of Ephraim
Ezer, Descendant of Ephraim (עֵזֶר‎, ezer). A son or descendant of Ephraim who was killed by the men of Gath (1 Chr 7:21).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ezer (Person)
EZER (PERSON) [Heb ʾēṣer (אֵצֶר‎); ʿēzer (עֵזֶר‎); ʿezer (עֶזֶר)]. The name of several men in the OT. The name ʾēṣer may come from a root meaning “store up.” The ʿezer forms may have the meaning “help” (IDB 2: 213).1. One of the clan chiefs listed in the genealogy of Seir the Horite in Gen 36:21,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ezar
Ezar. kjv spelling of Ezer, Seir’s son, in 1 Chronicles 1:38.See Ezer # 1.
Ezer
Ezer. 1. Chieftain of a Horite tribe (Gn 36:21; 1 Chr 1:38, kjv Ezar).2. Descendant and probably the son of Ephraim. He was killed while making a raid on the cattle of the Philistines (1 Chr 7:21).3. Man of Judah, descended from Hur (1 Chr 4:4).4. Gadite who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:9).5.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ezar
EZAR* kjv spelling of Ezer, Seir’s son, in 1 Chronicles 1:38. See Ezer #1.
Ezer
EZER1. Chieftain of a Horite tribe (Gn 36:21; 1 Chr 1:38).2. Descendant and probably the son of Ephraim. He was killed while making a raid on the cattle of the Philistines (1 Chr 7:21).3. Man of Judah, descended from Hur (1 Chr 4:4).4. Gadite who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:9).5. Jeshua’s son,
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ezer
Ezer (ee´zuhr; Heb. ‘ezer, “help”).1 A descendant of Judah belonging to the Hur family group (1 Chron. 4:4).2 A Manassite, the son of Ephraim; he was killed with his brother Elead in a raid against Philistine livestock at Gath (1 Chron. 7:21).3 A Gadite who joined David’s warriors at Ziklag (1 Chron.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ezar
EZAR. This spelling of the name is used in place of Ezer (q.v.) in 1 Chr 1:38 for a son of Seir, the Horite, in the land of Edom (cf. Gen 36:21).
Ezer
EZER1. A son of Seir, the Horite, a native chief in Edom (Gen 36:21, 27, 30; 1 Chr 1:38, 42).2. The father of Hushah, one of the descendants of Hur (1 Chr 4:4).3. A descendant of Ephraim who, with his brother Elead, was slain by the Gathites (1 Chr 7:21).4. The foremost of the Gadite warriors who
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ezer
Ezer (Heb. ʿēzer, ʾēṣer)1. The sixth son of Seir and chief of a Horite clan in Edom (Gen. 36:21, 27, 30; 1 Chr. 1:38, 42).2. A Judahite, the father of Hushah (1 Chr. 4:4).3. An Ephraimite, killed by the inhabitants of Gath when he raided their cattle (1 Chr. 7:21).4. Chief of the Gadite warriors
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ezer
E´zer (treasure).1. A son of Ephraim, who was slain by the aboriginal inhabitants of Gath while engaged in a foray on their cattle. 1 Chron. 7:21. (b.c. before 1491.)2. A priest who assisted in the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem under Nehemiah. Neh. 12:42. (b.c. 446.)3. Father of Hushah of the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ezer
E´ZER (ēʹzer; “help”).1. The father of Hushah, one of the posterity of Hur, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chron. 4:4).2. A son (or descendant) of Ephraim who, with Elead, was slain by the aboriginal inhabitants of Gath “because they came down to take their livestock” (1 Chron. 7:21).3. The first named
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ezer
Ezertreasure. (1.) One of the sons of Seir, the native princes, “dukes,” of Mount Hor (Gen. 36:21, 27). (2.) 1 Chr. 7:21; (3.) 4:4. (4.) One of the Gadite champions who repaired to David at Ziklag (12:9). (5.) A Levite (Neh. 3:19). (6.) A priest (12:42).
See also
Relatives
Ephraim Father
Shuthelah Brother
Tahan Brother
Beriah Brother
Sheerah Sister
Joseph Grandfather
Manasseh Uncle
Machir Cousin
Asenath Grandmother
Becher Nephew
Eran Nephew
Asriel Cousin