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Hushah
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hushah, Son of Ezer
Hushah, Son of Ezer (חוּשָׁה‎, chushah). A descendant of Judah through Ezer (1 Chr 4:4).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hushah (Person)
HUSHAH (PERSON) [Heb ḥûšâ (חוּשָׁה)]. Var. HUSHATHITE. The son of Ezer (1 Chr 4:4), who appears to have been one of the sons of Hur. The name Hushah is then eponymously applied to a town of Judah, which was possibly first settled as an Israelite town by Ezer the son of Hur. It was the home of two
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hushathites
Hushah, Hushathites. Ezer’s son (1 Chr 4:4) or perhaps a town which Ezer founded. The warriors Sibbecai (2 Sm 21:18; 1 Chr 11:29; 20:4; 27:11) and Mebunnai (2 Sm 23:27) were described as Hushathites; whether designating genealogical ancestry or geographical locality (or perhaps both) is uncertain.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hushah
Hushah hoo̅shʹə [Heb. ḥûšâ]. In 1 Ch. 4:4, the home of one of David’s heroes (2 S. 23:27; cf. 1 Ch. 27:11). It was probably located in the Judean uplands, and has been identified by some scholars with Husan, a site SW of Bethlehem.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hushah, Hushathites
HUSHAH, HUSHATHITES* Ezer’s son (1 Chr 4:4) or perhaps a town that Ezer founded. The warriors Sibbecai (2 Sm 21:18; 1 Chr 11:29; 20:4; 27:11) and Mebunnai (2 Sm 23:27) were described as Hushathites. Whether this designates genealogical ancestry or geographical locality (or perhaps both) is uncertain.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hushah
HUSHAH. Mentioned in 1 Chr 4:4 as the son of Ezer of the tribe of Judah. Some accept the name as a designation of family or a place.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hushah
Hushah (Heb. ḥûšâ)A “son of Ezer,” founder of a place in the hill country of Judah (1 Chr. 4:4). It was the home of Sibbecai (“the Hushathite”), one of David’s Mighty Men (2 Sam. 21:18; 1 Chr. 11:29; 20:4; 27:11; called Mebunnai at 2 Sam. 23:27). The site is generally identified with modern Ḥūsân
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hushah
Hushah [hŏoshˊə] (Heb. ḥûšâ “haste”). A place in the hill country of Judah, founded by Ezer (1 Chr. 4:4). It was the home of Sibbecai (“the Hushathite”), one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 21:18; 1 Chr. 11:29; 20:4; 27:11; called Mebunnai at 2 Sam. 23:27). The site is generally identified with
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hushah
Hu´shah (haste), a name which occurs in the genealogies of the tribe of Judah. 1 Chron. 4:4.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hushah
HU´SHAH (hūʹsha; “hurry; haste”). Son of Ezer and descendant of Hur, of the family of Judah (1 Chron. 4:4), and probably from where the patronymic Hushathite (which see) came (2 Sam. 21:18; 1 Chron. 11:29; 20:4). He seems to be the same as Shuhah in 1 Chron. 4:11.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hushah
HUSHAH [HUH shah] — a son of Ezer and a member of the family of Judah (1 Chr. 4:4).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HUSHAH
HUSHAH<hu’-sha> ([חוּשָׁה‎, chushah], “haste”): Mentioned in 1 Ch 4:4 as probably an individual, a Judahite, or a family name; but may possibly be a place.
See also
Relatives
Ezer Father