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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ir, Son of Bela
Ir, Son of Bela (עִירִי‎, iriy; עִיר‎, ir). Also spelled “Iri.” A descendant of Benjamin described as a mighty warrior (1 Chr 7:7, 12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ir (Person)
IR (PERSON) [Heb ʿı̂r (עִיר)]. Descendant of Benjamin appearing in an unusual genealogy in 1 Chr 7:6–12. The name means “city” or “town.” This is the only occurrence of this form as a proper name in the MT, and it does not appear in the Apocrypha or the deuterocanonical literature. Some scholars have
Iri (Person)
IRI (PERSON) [Heb ʿı̂rı̂ (עִירִי)]. A descendant of Benjamin who appears in a curious Benjaminite genealogy in 1 Chr 7:6–12a. The name means something like “my city” or “my town.” This is the only appearance of the name in the MT, and it does not appear in the Apocrypha or the deuterocanonical literature.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ir
Ir. Benjamite father of Shuppim and Huppim (1 Chr 7:12), perhaps identical with Iri (1 Chr 7:7).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ir
Ir ir [Heb. ʿîr]. A descendant of Benjamin (1 Ch. 7:12), called Iri in v 7.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ir
IR Benjamite father of Shuppim and Huppim (1 Chr 7:12), perhaps identical with Iri (v 7). In Numbers 24:19, the name is translated “the city” (kjv, niv; cf. nlt).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ir
Ir [ĭr] (Heb. ˓îr). A son of ela from the tribe of Judah (1 Chr. 7:12).
Iri
Iri [īˊrī] (Heb. ˓îrî). A Benjaminite (1 Chr. 7:7); probably the same as Ir.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Iri
I´ri, or Ir (belonging to a city), a Benjamite, son of Bela. 1 Chron. 7:7, 12.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ir
IR (ir; a “city”). The father of Shuppim (Shephupham) and Huppim (Hupham), of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chron. 7:12); probably identical with one of the sons of Benjamin (Gen. 46:21) and, therefore, not as is often supposed, the same as “Iri” (1 Chron. 7:7).
Iri
I´RI (iʹri) The last named of the five sons of Bela, son of Benjamin (1 Chron. 7:7).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ir
IR [ur] — the father of Shuppim and Huppim (1 Chr. 7:12). Ir may be the same person as Iri (1 Chr. 7:7).
Iri
IRI [IGH righ] — a son of Bela (1 Chr. 7:7), possibly the same person as Ir (1 Chr. 7:12).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
IR
IR<ir> ([עִיר‎, ̀ir]): A descendant of Benjamin (1 Ch 7:12), called Iri in 1 Ch 7:7.
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Relatives
Bela Father
Naaman Brother
Gera Brother
Abishua Brother
Addar Brother
Huram Brother
Abihud Brother
Ahoah Brother
Jerimoth Brother
Uzziel Brother
Uzzi Brother
Ezbon Brother
Huppim Son
Benjamin Grandfather
Huppim Uncle
Ashbel Uncle
Ahiram Uncle
Gera Uncle
Becher Uncle
Rosh Uncle
Ard Uncle
Muppim Uncle
Ehi Uncle
Joash Cousin
Omri Cousin
Abijah Cousin
Jediael Uncle
Elioenai Cousin
Eliezer Cousin
Alemeth Cousin
Bilhan Cousin
Rapha Uncle
Anathoth Cousin
Nohah Uncle
Aharah Uncle
Zemirah Cousin
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