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Iscah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Iscah, Daughter of Haran
Iscah, Daughter of Haran (יִסְכָּה‎, yiskah). Sister of both Milcah and Lot (Gen 11:29).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Iscah (Person)
ISCAH (PERSON) [Heb yiskâ (יִסְכָּה)]. Daughter of Haran and sister of Milcah (Gen 11:29). Later associations of Iscah with Sarah are not based on any clear evidence in the biblical text. The name itself appears to be a prefixed form of a weak verb, either nsk, “to pour” (referring to perfume; cf. Cassuto
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Iscah
Iscah izʹkə, isʹkə [Heb. yiskâ]. Daughter of Haran and sister of Milcah the wife of Nahor (Gen. 11:29). Tradition identifies her with Sarai, Abram’s wife, but without sufficient reason.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Iscah
ISCAH. A daughter of Haran, the brother of Abraham, and a sister of Milcah and Lot (Gen 11:29). Jewish tradition, with sufficient reasons, identified her with Sarah.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Iscah
Iscah (Heb. yiskâ)A daughter of Haran and sister of Milcah (1; Gen. 11:29).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Iscah
Iscah [ĭzˊkə] (Heb. yiskâ). A daughter of Haran and the sister of Milcah (Gen. 11:29) and Lot (v. 31).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Iscah
Is´cah (one who looks forth), daughter of Haran the brother of Abram, and sister of Milcah and of Lot. Gen. 11:29. In the Jewish traditions she is identified with Sarai. (b.c. about 1920.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Iscah
IS´CAH (isʹka). The daughter of Haran and sister of Milcah and Lot (Gen. 11:29; cf. v. 31). Jewish tradition, as in Josephus (Ant. 1.6.5), Jerome, and the Targum Pseudo-Jonathan, identifies her with Sarah (which see).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Iscah
Iscahspy, the daughter of Haran and sister of Milcah and Lot (Gen. 11:29, 31).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Iscah
ISCAH [IZ kuh] — a daughter of Haran, Abraham’s younger brother. Iscah was a sister of Milcah, the wife of Nahor (Gen. 11:29).
See also
Relatives
Haran Father
Lot Brother
Milcah Sister
Abraham Uncle
Isaac Cousin
Sarah Aunt
Ishmael Cousin
Terah Grandfather
Bethuel Nephew
Moab Nephew
Midian Cousin
Nahor Uncle
Ben-ammi Nephew
Maacah Cousin
Shuah Cousin
Jokshan Cousin
Zimran Cousin
Medan Cousin
Ishbak Cousin
Tahash Cousin
Tebah Cousin
Buz Cousin
Buz Nephew
Kemuel Cousin
Kemuel Nephew
Uz Cousin
Uz Nephew
Chesed Nephew
Hazo Cousin
Hazo Nephew
Pildash Cousin
Pildash Nephew
Jidlaph Cousin
Jidlaph Nephew