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Gether
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gether, Son of Aram
Gether, Son of Aram (גֶּתֶר‎, gether). A descendant of Shem (Gen 10:23; 1 Chr 1:17).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gether (Person)
GETHER (PERSON) [Heb geter (גֶּתֶר)]. According to the Table of Nations (Gen 10:23), Gether is the son of Aram, the forefather of the Arameans or Syrians, who himself was the son of Shem, son of Noah. He and his descendants are thus Semitic. The corresponding genealogy in 1 Chr 1:17 places Gether as
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gether
Gether. Aram’s son and the grandson of Shem (Gn 10:23). In 1 Chronicles 1:17 he is listed as one of the sons of Shem.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gether
Gether gēʹthər [Heb. geṯer]. In Gen. 10:23 named as one of the four sons of Aram In 1 Ch. 1:17 mentioned simply among the sons of Shem.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gether
GETHER Aram’s son and the grandson of Shem (Gn 10:23). In 1 Chronicles 1:17 he is listed as one of the sons of Shem.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gether
GETHER. One of the sons of Aram (Gen 10:23), probably a grandson of Shem (1 Chr 1:17). Evidently an Aramean town and kingdom. The clan of which Gether was the founder has not been identified.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gether
Gether (Heb. geṯer)A son of Aram and grandson of Shem (Gen. 10:23; cf. 1 Chr. 1:17, son of Shem); the eponymous ancestor of an Aramean principality.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gether
Gether [gēˊthər] (Heb. geṯer). A son of Aram and grandson of Shem (Gen. 10:23; 1 Chr. 1:17); the eponymous ancestor of an Aramean principality.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gether
Ge´ther (fear), the third in order of the sons of Aram. Gen. 10:23. No satisfactory trace of the people sprung from this stock has been found.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gether
GE´THER (geʹther; derivation uncertain). The name of the third son of Aram (Gen. 10:23). He is mentioned in 1 Chron. 1:17 as one of the sons of Shem, probably meaning “grandson of.” It is uncertain where his posterity settled.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gether
GETHER [GHEE thur] — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A son of Aram (Gen. 10:23).2. A son or descendant of Shem (1 Chr. 1:17).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GETHER
GETHER<ge’-ther> ([גֶּתֶר‎, gether]): In Gen 10:23 named as one of the 4 sons of Aramaic In 1 Ch 1:17 mentioned simply among the sons of Shem.
See also
Relatives
Aram Father
Uz Brother
Hul Brother
Mash Brother
Shem Grandfather
Shem Relative
Arpachshad Uncle
Shelah Cousin
Cainan Cousin
Elam Uncle
Asshur Uncle
Lud Uncle
Meshech Uncle
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