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Irad
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Irad, Son of Enoch
Irad, Son of Enoch (עִירָד‎, irad). The father of Mehujael and grandson of Cain (Gen 4:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Irad (Person)
IRAD (PERSON) [Heb ʿı̂rād (עִירָד)]. Son of Enoch and father of Mehujael, in the line of Cain (Gen 4:18). The LXX substitution of the r with a d,” rendering Gaidad (possibly reflecting the similarity of rēš and dālet in later Heb script), is not followed by the other versions. Various etymological
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Irad
Irad īʹrad [Heb. ʿîrāḏ]. Grandson of Cain and son of Enoch (Gen. 4:18).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Irad
IRAD. A grandson of Cain, son of Enoch, and father of Mehujael (Gen 4:18).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Irad
Irad (Heb. ʿɩ̂rāḏ)The son of Enoch and grandson of Cain (Gen. 4:18). He is thought to be the same as Jared in the genealogy at Gen. 5:15–20.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Irad
Irad [īˊrăd] (Heb. ˓îrāḏ).† The son of Enoch and grandson of Cain (Gen. 4:18). He is thought to be the same as Jared in the genealogy at 5:15–20.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Irad
IRAD The son of Enoch and the father of Mehujael, and hence a descendant of Cain (Gen 4:18). In Gen 5:18, 19, an Irad is listed as a descendant of Seth.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Irad
I´rad (fleet), son of Enoch; grandson of Cain, and father of Mehujael. Gen. 4:18.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Irad
I´RAD (īʹrad). One of the antediluvian patriarchs of the Cainite line, son of Enoch and father of Mehujael (Gen. 4:18).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Irad
Iradrunner; wild ass, one of the antediluvian patriarchs, the father of Mehujael (Gen. 4:18), and grandson of Cain.
See also
Relatives
Enoch Father
Mehujael Son
Cain Grandfather
Methushael Grandson
Wife of Cain Grandmother