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Hemdan
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hemdan, Son of Dishon
Hemdan, Son of Dishon (חַמְרָן‎, chamran; חֶמְדָּן‎, chemdan). A descendant of Seir the Horite (Gen 36:26; 1 Chr 1:41).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hemdan (Person)
HEMDAN (PERSON) [Heb ḥemdān (חֶמְדָּן)]. Var. HAMRAN. A son of Dishon (Gen 36:26; 1 Chr 1:41), which makes him a grandson of “Seir, the Horite” (Gen 36:20). See also HORITES. The genealogical list Gen 36:20–28 belongs to the most ancient traditions in Genesis 36 (Weippert 1971). Together with Gen 36:10–14,
Amram (Person)
AMRAM (PERSON) [Heb ʿamrām (עַמְרָם)]. Var. AMBRAM (LXX). The name of two men in the OT.1. A second-generation Levite, the son of Kohath, and the father of Moses, Aaron, and Miriam (1 Chr 5:24–29—Eng. 6:2–3). Amram is a biblical figure without a narrative; he appears only in late genealogical lists.
Hamran (Person)
HAMRAN (PERSON) [Heb ḥamrān (חַמְרָן)]. Var. HEMDAN. A clan name mentioned in the genealogy of Seir the Horite in 1 Chr 1:41. Hamran is listed as the first of four sons of DISHON, son of Anah, and he is therefore a great-grandson of Seir. The name Hamran, which appears as “Amran” in the KJV, is found
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hemdan
Hemdan. Dishon’s son and a descendant of Seir the Horite (Gn 36:26). He is also called Hamran in 1 Chronicles 1:41 (kjv Amram).
Amram
Amram. 1. Kohath’s son, a member of Levi’s tribe. Amram married Jochebed and had three famous children: Aaron, Moses, and Miriam (Ex 6:16–20; Nm 26:58, 59). During the Israelites’ wilderness journey, the responsibility of the Amramites was to care for the ark and the table, lampstand, altars, and other
Hamran
Hamran. Alternate name for Hemdan, Dishon’s oldest son, in 1 Chronicles 1:41.See Hemdan.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hemdan
Hemdan hemʹdən [Heb. ḥemdān—‘pleasant’ (?)]. A descendant of Seir, the Horite (Gen. 36:26). In 1 Ch. 1:41 the name occurs as “Hamran” (AV, NEB, AMRAM).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hemdan
HEMDAN Dishon’s son and a descendant of Seir the Horite (Gn 36:26). He is also called Hamran in 1 Chronicles 1:41 (kjv “Amram”).
Amram
AMRAM1. Kohath’s son, a member of Levi’s tribe. Amram married Jochebed and had three famous children: Aaron, Moses, and Miriam (Ex 6:16–20; Nm 26:58–59). During the Israelites’ wilderness journey, the responsibility of the Amramites was to care for the ark and the table, lampstand, altars, and other
Hamran
HAMRAN* Alternate name for Hemdan, Dishon’s oldest son in 1 Chronicles 1:41 (see nlt mg). See Hemdan.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Amram
Amram (am´ram).1 The grandson of Levi, son of Kohath. He married Jochebed, and they became the parents of Aaron, Moses, and Miriam (Exod. 6:16–20; Num. 26:58–59). Amram is said to have lived 137 years. He is to be regarded as ancestor of the Amramites (Num. 3:27; 1 Chron. 26:23).2 A son of Bani (Ezra
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hemdan
HEMDAN. Son of Dishon (Gen 36:26). In the parallel genealogy of Chronicles (1 Chr 1:41) he is called Amram (KJV) or Hamran (RSV) apparently because of a scribal error.
Amram
AMRAM1. Grandson of Levi, son of Kohath, and the father of Moses and Aaron (Ex 6:18, 20; Num 26:59).2. A son of Bani, who had married a foreign wife and was required by Ezra to put her away (Ezr 10:34).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Amram
AMRAM (Heb. ‘amrām, ‘people exalted’). 1. The husband of Jochebed, and father of Moses, Aaron and Miriam (Ex. 6:20; Nu. 26:59; 1 Ch. 6:3; 23:13). He was a ‘son’ (i.e. probably descendant, cf. 1 Ch. 7:20–27) of Kohath (Ex. 6:18; Nu. 3:19), and so of Levi. 2. An Amram is mentioned in Ezr. 10:34 as having
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hemdan
Hemdan (Heb. ḥemdān) (also HAMRAN)A Horite, son of Dishon and descendant of Seir (Gen. 36:26). At 1 Chr. 1:41 he is called Hamran.
Amram
Amram (Heb. ʿamrām)1. The grandson of Levi (Exod. 6:16–18) and son (or “descendant”) of Kohath; husband of Jochebed, his father’s sister (Exod. 6:20; 1 Chr. 6:2–3 [MT 5:28–29]). Amram’s clan, the Amramites, included his three famous children: Moses, Miriam, and Aaron (Num. 26:59). As part of the tribe
Hamran
Hamran (Heb. ḥamrān) (also HEMDAN)The eldest son of Dishon (1 Chr. 1:41). At Gen. 36:26 he is called Hemdan.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hemdan
Hemdan [hĕmˊdăn] (Heb. ḥemdān “pleasing”). A Horite, son Dishon and descendant of Seir (Gen. 36:26). At 1 Chr. 1:41 he is called Hamran (KJV “Amram”).
Hamran
Hamran [hămˊrăn] (Heb. ḥamrān).* The eldest son of Dishon (1 Chr. 1:41; KJV “Amram”; NIV “Hemdan”). At Gen. 36:26 he is called Hemdan.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hemdan
Hem´dan (pleasant), the eldest son of Dishon, son of Anah the Horite. Gen. 36:26. [Amram, 2.] (b.c. about 1500.)
Amram
Am´ram (an exalted people).1. A Levite of the family of the Kohathites, and father of Moses. Ex. 6:18, 20. (b.c. 1571.)2. A son of Dishon and descendant of Seir, 1 Chron. 1:41; properly “Hamram” = Hemdan in Gen. 36:26.3. One of the sons of Bani in the time of Ezra, who had married a foreign wife.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hemdan
HEM´DAN (hemʹdan; “pleasant”). The first named of the four “sons” of Dishon, which latter was a son of Seir, and one of the Horite “chiefs” in Mt. Seir (Gen. 36:26). In 1 Chron. 1:41 the name is given as Amram in the KJV and as Hamran in the NASB.
Amram
AM´RAM (amʹram; “high people”).1. The first named of the sons of Kohath, a Levite. He married his father’s sister Jochebed, and by her became the father of Miriam, Aaron, and Moses (Ex. 6:18, 20; Num. 26:59). He died at 137, probably before the Exodus.2. One of the sons of Bani, who, after the return
Hamran
HAM´RAN (hamʹran; “fair”). A son of Dishon and descendant of Esau (1 Chron. 1:41; “Amram,” KJV; “Hemdan,” NIV). In Gen. 36:26 he is called more correctly Hemdan (which see).
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