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Iru
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Iru, Son of Caleb
Iru, Son of Caleb (עִירוּ‎, iru). The oldest son of Caleb, the grandson of Jephunneh and a descendant of Judah (1 Chr 4:15).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Iru (Person)
IRU (PERSON) [Heb ʿı̂rû (עִירוּ)]. A son of Caleb ben Jephunneh, listed in the genealogy of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr 4:15). His brothers were Elah and Naam. Iru is named first, probably because he was the eldest brother. Possibly the name should be read Ir [ʿı̂r], with the final û actually being the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Iru
Iru īʹroo̅ [Heb. ʿîrû] (1 Ch. 4:15). The oldest son of Caleb. The word should probably be read Ir, the final vowel being the conjunction “and” belonging to the following word (cf. the LXX).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Iru
IRU. The eldest son of Caleb (1 Chr 4:15). The word is perhaps to be read “Ir,” the -u being the conjunction “and” belonging to the succeeding word.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Iru
Iru (Heb. ʿɩ̂rû)A son of the Judahite Caleb, from the lineage of Jephunneh (1 Chr. 4:15).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Iru
Iru [īˊrōō] (Heb. ˓îrû). A son of the Judahite Caleb, from the lineage of Jephunneh (1 Chr. 4:15).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Iru
I´ru (watch), the eldest son of the great Caleb son of Jephunneh. 1 Chron. 4:15. (b.c. 1451.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Iru
I´RU (iʹru). The first named of the sons of Caleb, the son of Jephunneh (1 Chron. 4:15), after 1440 b.c.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
IRU
IRU<i’-roo> ([עִירוּ‎, ̀iru]): Eldest son of Caleb (1 Ch 4:15); probably to be read Ir, the syllable “-u” being the conjunction “and” belonging to the following word.
See also
Relatives
Caleb Father
Elah Brother
Naam Brother
Achsah Sister
Jephunneh Grandfather
Othniel Cousin
Kenaz Uncle
Seraiah Cousin
Kenaz Nephew