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Iezer
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Iezer, Son of Gilead
Iezer, Son of Gilead (אִיעֶזֶר‎, i'ezer). A member of the tribe of Manasseh through Gilead and the eponymous ancestor of the Iezerites (Num 26:30). Iezer (אִיעֶזֶר‎, i'ezer) is likely a shortened form of Abiezer (אֲבִיעֶ֫זֶר‎, avi'ezer; see Josh 17:2).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Iezer (Person)
IEZER (PERSON) [Heb ʾı̂ʿezer (אִיעֶזֶר)]. IEZERITES. A son of Gilead (Num 26:30). The name is probably a variant of ABIEZER.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Iezer
Iezer, Iezerites. Contractions of Abiezer and Abiezrite, the names of Gilead’s son and that son’s descendants (Nm 26:30).See Abiezer #1.
Jeezer
Jeezer, Jeezerite. kjv forms of Iezer and Iezerite, contractions of Abiezer and Abiezerite, the names of Gilead’s son and his descendants (Nm 26:30).See Abiezer #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Iezer
Iezer ī-ēʹzûr, IEZERITES ī-ēʹzûr-īts [Heb. ʾîʿezer] (Nu. 26:30); AV, NEB, JEEZER, JEEZERITES. Contracted from Abiezer 1 (Josh. 17:2; etc.).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Iezer
IEZER, IEZERITES Contractions of Abiezer and Abiezrite, the names of Gilead’s son and that son’s descendants (Nm 26:30). See Abiezer #1.
Jeezer
JEEZER*, JEEZERITE* kjv forms of Iezer and Iezerite, contractions of Abiezer and Abiezerite, the names of Gilead’s son and his descendants (Nm 26:30). See Abiezer #1.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jeezer
JEEZER, JEEZERITES. The name seems to be a contracted form of Abiezer (q.v., Josh 17:2). It is the name of a clan of Gilead (Num 26:30) and called Iezer in the RSV.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Iezer
Iezer (Heb. ʾɩ̂ʿezer)A descendant of Manasseh; eponymous ancestor of the Iezrites (Num. 26:30). The name is an abbreviated form of Abiezer.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Iezer
Iezer [ī ēˊzər] (Heb. ˒î˓ ezer).† Abbreviated form of the name Abiezer (1). A descendant of Manasseh, he was the eponymous ancestor of the Iezrites (Num. 26:30; KJV “Jeezer,” “Jeezerites”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Je-ezer
Je-e´zer (father of help), Num. 26:30, the name of a descendant of Manasseh and founder of the family of the Jeezerites. In parallel lists the name is given as Abi-ezer.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Iezer
IE´ZER (yēʹzer; “helpless”; abridged for Abiezer). A son of Gilead of Manasseh (Num. 26:30), elsewhere (Josh. 17:2; etc.) called Abiezer (which see).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JEEZER
JEEZER<je-e’-zer> (the King James Version) ([אִיעֶזֶר‎, ’ìezer]; the Revised Version (British and American) IEZER): The name of a elan of Gilead (Nu 26:30), but read [לַאֲבִיעֶזֶר‎, la-’abhìezer], i.e. “of Abiezer” (compare Josh 17:2).See ABIEZER.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Jeezer
Jeezer [Jee-zuhr](Hebrew origin: Helpless)(Numbers 26:30). Unspecified date. Jeezer—called Abiezer in the book of Joshua (Joshua 17:2)—a descendant of Gilead, of the tribe of Manasseh, was the ancestor of the clan of the Jeezerites.The clan was assigned land, during the days of Joshua, and later fought
See also
Relatives
Gilead Father
Hepher Brother
Helek Brother
Machir Grandfather
Mahlah Cousin
Zelophehad Nephew
Ishhod Cousin
Abiezer Cousin
Peresh Uncle