The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hamulites (חָמוּל‎, chamul). The descendants of Hamul (Num 26:21; compare 1 Chr 2:5–24).
Hamul, Son of Perez
Hamul, Son of Perez (חָמוּל‎, chamul). Grandson of Judah and Tamar. Ancestor of the Hamulites (Gen 46:12; Num 26:21; 1 Chr 2:5).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hamul (Person)
HAMUL (PERSON) [Heb ḥāmûl (חָמוּל)]. The younger son of Perez (Gen 46:12; 1 Chr 2:5), one of the twin sons of Judah and Tamar (Gen 37:27–30). His name appears as Hamuel in the Samaritan Pentateuch and in the LXX, in which case it means “God protects” (TPNAH, 138). In the record of Jacob’s family,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hamul, Hamulite. Perez’s younger son (Gn 46:12; 1 Chr 2:5) and founder of the Hamulite family (Nm 26:21).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hamul hāḿel [Heb. ḥāmûl- ‘pitied’, ‘spared’]. A son of Perez, and head of one of the clans of Judah (Gen. 46:12; 1 Ch. 2:5; Nu. 26:21). His descendants were called “Hamulites.”
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
HAMUL, HAMULITE Perez’s younger son (Gn 46:12; 1 Chr 2:5) and founder of the Hamulite family (Nm 26:21).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hamul (hay´muhl; Heb., “spared”), the son of Perez and grandson of Judah (Gen. 46:12); he was the head of the Hamulites (Num. 26:21).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
HAMUL, HAMULITES. The younger son of Pharez, son of Judah by Tamar. Hamul was founder of a tribal family (Gen 46:12; Num 26:21; 1 Chr 2:4–5).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hamul (Heb. ḥāmûl)A son of Perez and grandson of Judah and Tamar (Gen. 46:12; 1 Chr. 2:5); ancestor of the Hamulite clan (Num. 26:21).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hamul [hāˊməl] (Heb. ḥāmûl “spared”). A son of Perez and grandson of Judah (Gen. 46:12; 1 Chr. 2:5).
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Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ha´mul (pitied), the younger son of Pharez, Judah’s son by Tamar. Gen. 46:12; 1 Chron. 2:5. (b.c. between 1706–1688.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
HA´MUL (haʹmūl; “pitied, spared”). The second of the two sons of Perez, son of Judah (1 Chron. 2:5). He could not have been born, however, before the migration of Jacob into Egypt (as appears to be stated in Gen. 46:12), since Perez was not at that time grown up (38:29).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hamulspared, one of the sons of Pharez, son of Judah (1 Chr. 2:5). His descendants are called Hamulites (Num. 26:21).
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