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Hemdan (son of Dishon)
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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
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
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,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hamran
Hamran. Alternate name for Hemdan, Dishon’s oldest son, in 1 Chronicles 1:41.See Hemdan.
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).
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
Hamran
HAMRAN* Alternate name for Hemdan, Dishon’s oldest son in 1 Chronicles 1:41 (see nlt mg). See Hemdan.
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”).
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.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hamran
Hamran (Heb. ḥamrān) (also HEMDAN)The eldest son of Dishon (1 Chr. 1:41). At Gen. 36:26 he is called Hemdan.
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.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
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.
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”).
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.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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).
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.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hemdan
HEMDAN [HEM dan] (pleasant) — a descendant of Seir the Horite and the oldest son of Dishon (Gen. 36:26). Hemdan is also spelled as Hamran (1 Chr. 1:41, NKJV, NASB, NRSV, REB) and Amram (1 Chr. 1:41, KJV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HEMDAN
HEMDAN<hem’-dan> ([חֶמְדָּן‎, chemdan], “pleasant”): A descendant of Seir, the Horite (Gen 36:26). Wrongly translated “Amram” by the King James Version in 1 Ch 1:41 (the Revised Version (British and American) “Hamran”), where the transcribers made an error in one vowel and one consonant, writing
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