Gazez (son of Caleb)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gazez, Son of Caleb
Gazez, Son of Caleb (גָּזֵז‎, gazez). The son of Caleb’s concubine Ephah (1 Chr 2:46).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gazez (Person)
GAZEZ (PERSON) [Heb gāzēz (גָּזֵז)]. The name of two persons in the OT. The name possibly means “shearer.” It appears in the LXX as gezoue and in the Peshitta as gozan.1. A son of Caleb by Ephah his concubine (1 Chr 2:46). Gazez, however, may not in fact have been a descendant of Caleb, for some suspect,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gazez. 1. Caleb’s son by his concubine Ephah and the brother of Haran (1 Chr 2:46).2. Son of Haran and the nephew of #1 above (1 Chr 2:46).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gazez gāʹziz [Heb. gāzēz—‘shearer’] (1 Ch. 2:46). Two individuals, one the son of Caleb’s concubine Ephah, and brother of Haran and Moza, and the other Haran’s son, thus nephew of the first Gazez. Although the repetition of the name (which is otherwise unknown) seems suspicious, the textual tradition
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
GAZEZ1. Caleb’s son by his concubine Ephah, and the brother of Haran (1 Chr 2:46).2. Son of Haran and the nephew of #1 above (1 Chr 2:46).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
GAZEZ. A son and grandson of Caleb bore this name (1 Chr 2:46). The first Gazez was Caleb’s son by his concubine Ephah, while the grandson was the son of Haran, another son of Caleb by Ephah.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gazez (Heb. gāzēz)1. A son of Caleb by his concubine Ephah (1 Chr. 2:46).2. The son of Haran and grandson of Caleb (1 Chr. 2:46); nephew of 1 above.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ga´zez (shearer), a name which occurs twice in 1 Chron. 2:46—first as son of Caleb by Ephah his concubine, and second as soon of Haran, the son of the same woman. The second is possibly only a repetition of the first. (b.c. after 1688.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
GA´ZEZ (gaʹzez; “shearer”).1. A “son” of Caleb (son of Hezron, son of Judah) by his concubine Ephah (1 Chron. 2:46).2. A grandson of the same Caleb, through his son Haran (1 Chron. 2:46).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
GAZEZ [GAY zez] — the name of two men in the Bible:1. A son of Caleb (1 Chr. 2:46).2. A grandson of Caleb (1 Chr. 2:46).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GAZEZ<ga’-zez> ([גָּזֵז‎, gazez], “shearer”):1. A son of Ephah, Caleb’s concubine (1 Ch 2:46).2. A second Gazez is mentioned in the same verse as a son of Haran, another son of Ephah.
See also
Caleb Father
Ephah Mother
Hur Brother
Sheva Brother
Mesha Brother
Haran Brother
Moza Brother
Shaaph Brother
Shobab Brother
Sheber Brother
Tirhanah Brother
Ardon Brother
Jesher Brother
Amminadab Cousin
Hezron Grandfather
Jair Cousin
Ram Uncle
Izhar Nephew
Segub Uncle
Jerahmeel Uncle
Gazez Nephew
Arni Uncle
Admin Cousin
Hebron Nephew
Uri Nephew
Ahijah Cousin
Ethnan Nephew
Gibea Nephew
Zereth Nephew
Hareph Nephew
Madmannah Nephew
Shobal Nephew
Jamin Cousin
Ziph Nephew
Hepher Nephew
Ozem Cousin
Maaz Cousin
Eker Cousin
Haahashtari Nephew
Oren Cousin
Bunah Cousin
Ahuzzam Nephew
Temeni Nephew