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Hebron (son of Kohath)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hebron, Son of Kohath
Hebron, Son of Kohath (חֶבְרוֹן‎, chevron). Grandson of Levi and patriarch of the Hebronite clan of Levites.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hebron (Person)
HEBRON (PERSON) [Heb ḥebrôn (חֶבְרֹון)]. HEBRONITE. Of the seventy-two references to “Hebron” in the OT (there are none in the NT) and one in the Apocrypha (1 Macc 5:65), nine refer to a person rather than a place. The related patronymic “Hebronite(s)” [Heb ḥebrônı̂] appears six times.1. The third
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hebron (Person)
Hebron (Person). 1. Third of Kohath’s four sons, Hebron was a descendant of Levi (Ex 6:18; Nm 3:19; 1 Chr 6:2, 18; 23:12). Hebron’s sons were Jeriah, Amariah, Jahaziel, and Jekameam (1 Chr 23:19). Hebron’s descendants were called the Hebronites. They are mentioned in a census taken in the wilderness
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hebron
1. The third son of Kohath, son of Levi (Ex. 6:18; Nu. 3:19, 27; 1 Ch. 6:2, 18; 23:12, 19).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hebron (Person)
HEBRON (Person)1. Third of Kohath’s four sons, Hebron was a descendant of Levi (Ex 6:18; Nm 3:19; 1 Chr 6:2, 18; 23:12). Hebron’s sons were Jeriah, Amariah, Jahaziel, and Jekameam (1 Chr 23:19). Hebron’s descendants were called the Hebronites. They are mentioned in a census taken in the plains of Moab
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hebron
HEBRON1. The third named son of Kohath, the son of Levi (Ex 6:18; Num 3:19, 27; 1 Chr 6:2, 18; 23:12). His descendants were called Hebronites (Num 3:27; 26:58; 1 Chr 26:23, 30–31).2. A descendant of Caleb (1 Chr 2:42–43).3. A very old city 19 mile SSW of Jerusalem on the road to Beer-sheba via Bethlehem.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hebron (Person)
Hebron (Heb. ḥeḇrôn) (PERSON)1. A Levite, the third son of Kohath (Exod. 6:18; Num. 3:19; 1 Chr. 6:2, 18 [MT 5:28; 6:3]; 23:12) and father of four sons (v. 19; 24:23). His descendants were called Hebronites (Heb. ḥeḇrônɩ̂; Num. 3:27; 26:58; 1 Chr. 26:30–31; cf. 15:9).2. A Calebite and son of
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hebron (Person)
HEBRON [hēˊbrən] (Heb. ḥeḇrôn “association, confederacy”) (PERSON.)†
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hebron
He´bron (alliance).1. The third son of Kohath, who was the second son of Levi. Ex. 6:18; Num. 3:19; 1 Chron. 6:2, 18; 23:12. He was the founder of a family of Hebronites, Num. 3:27; 26:58; 1 Chron. 26:23, 30, 31, or Bene-Hebron. 1 Chron. 15:9; 23:19.2. A city of Judah, Josh. 15:54, situated among the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hebron
HE´BRON (hēʹbron; a “community”; “alliance”).1. A town in the mountains of Judah, about three thousand feet above the Mediterranean Sea, and between Beersheba and Jerusalem, being about twenty miles from each. It was named Kiriath-Arba (Gen. 23:2; Josh. 14:15; 15:13). About two miles to the N is Mamre
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hebron
Hebrona community; alliance. (1.) A city in the south end of the valley of Eshcol, about midway between Jerusalem and Beersheba, from which it is distant about 20 miles in a straight line. It was built “seven years before Zoan in Egypt” (Gen. 13:18; Num. 13:22). It still exists under the same name,
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hebron
HEBRON [HEE bruhn] (alliance) — the name of two cities and two men in the Bible:1. A city situated 31 kilometers (19 miles) southwest of Jerusalem on the road to Beersheba (see Map 2, C–1). Although it lies in a slight valley, the city is 927 meters (3,040 feet) above sea level, which makes it the highest
See also
Relatives
Kohath Father
Amram Brother
Uzziel Brother
Izhar Brother
Amminadab Brother
Amariah Son
Jeriah Son
Jahaziel Son
Jekameam Son
Moses Cousin
Moses Nephew
Aaron Cousin
Aaron Nephew
Levi Grandfather
Korah Nephew
Miriam Cousin
Miriam Niece
Jochebed Aunt
Merari Uncle
Gershon Uncle
Kish Cousin
Mishael Nephew
Elizaphan Nephew
Shimei Cousin
Mahli Cousin
Libni Cousin
Mushi Cousin
Micah Nephew
Shelomith Nephew
Zichri Nephew
Nepheg Nephew
Isshiah Nephew
Sithri Nephew