Hushim (son of Aher)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hushim, Son of Aher
Hushim, Son of Aher (חֻשִׁים‎, chushim). A descendant of Benjamin (1 Chr 7:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hushim (Person)
HUSHIM (PERSON) [Heb ḥūšı̂m (חֻשִׁים)]. Var. SHUHAM. 1. The only descendant of Dan (Gen 46:23) mentioned in the genealogy of Jacob in Genesis 46. In Num 26:42 again, only one descendant of Dan is mentioned, but here he is called Shuham (possibly resulting from the transposition of the letters ḥet
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hushim. 1. Dan’s son (Gn 46:23), alternately called Shuham in Numbers 26:42 where he is mentioned as the founder of the Shuhamite family.2. Benjamite descendants of Aher (1 Chr 7:12).3. Benjamite and one of Shaharaim’s two wives (1 Chr 8:8, 11).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
HUSHIM1. Dan’s son (Gn 46:23), alternately called Shuham in Numbers 26:42, where he is mentioned as the founder of the Shuhamite family.2. Benjamite descendant of Aher (1 Chr 7:12).3. One of the Benjamite Shaharaim’s three wives (1 Chr 8:8–11).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hushim (hoosh´im).1 A son of Dan who went to Egypt with Jacob (Gen. 46:23), although by a reversal of letters the name is Shuham in Num. 26:42 and the family group of which he is the ancestral head is called the Shuhamites. See also Shuham.2 The son of Aher; a descendant of Benjamin (1 Chron. 7:12).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
HUSHIM1. Family name of the children of Dan (Gen 46:23), also called Shuham (Num 26:42).2. The name given to the sons of Aher, a Benjamite (1 Chr 7:12).3. One of the two wives of Shaharaim, a Benjamite, and the mother of Abitub and Elpaal (1 Chr 8:8, 11).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
HUSHIM. ‘Those who hasten’. 1. A son of Dan (Gn. 46:23), called Shuham in Nu. 26:42. 2. A son of Aher the Benjaminite (1 Ch. 7:12). 3. One of the two wives of Shaharaim and the mother of Abitub and Elpaal (1 Ch. 8:8, 11).G. W. Grogan.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hushim (Heb. ḥûšɩ̂m, ḥušɩ̂m, ḥušim) (also SHUHAM)1. A son of (or a social group descended from) Dan (Gen. 46:23). The form Shuham occurs at Num. 26:42.2. The sons of the Benjaminite Aher (1 Chr. 7:12). The Hebrew text of this verse is difficult to interpret.3. The mother of Abitub and Elpaal;
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hu´shim (who makes haste).1. In Gen. 46:23 “the children of Dan” are said to have been Hushim. The name is plural, as if of a tribe rather than an individual. In Num. 26:42 the name is changed to Shuham.2. A Benjamite, 1 Chron. 7:12; and here again apparently the plural nature of the name is recognized,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
HU´SHIM (hūʹshim; “hasters”).1. The son of Dan (Gen. 46:23), given as Shuham in Num. 26:42.2. A name given as that of “the sons of Aher,” or Aharah, the third son of Benjamin (1 Chron. 7:12; cf. 8:1), and therefore only a plural form for Shuham, as a representative of his brethren.3. One of the wives
See also
Aher Father