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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
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
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
Iri
IRI [IGH righ] — a son of Bela (1 Chr. 7:7), possibly the same person as Ir (1 Chr. 7:12).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Iri
Iri [I-ri](Hebrew origin: Urbane)(1 Chronicles 7:7). 16th century b.c. Ira, son of Bela and grandson of Benjamin, was a brave leader of his clan. His brothers were Ezbon, Uzzi, Uzziel, and Jerimoth.Note: Elsewhere in the first book of Chronicles (1 Chronicles 8:3), Bela has a different list of sons:
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Iri
IRI (Īʹ rī) Personal name meaning “my city” or “my donkey’s colt.” Leader in tribe of Benjamin (1 Chron. 7:7).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Iri
Iri i’ri (עִירִיH6565, possibly “my stallion [of a donkey]” or “my city”). (1) Son of Bela, grandson of Benjamin, and family head (1 Chr. 7:7); some scholars identify him with Ir (v. 12).(2) KJV Apoc. variant form of Uriah (1 Esd. 8:62).
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