Izhar (son of Ashhur)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
IZHAR (PERSON) [Heb yiṣhār (יִצְהָר)]. IZHARITE. 1. A son of Kohath [Heb qĕhāt] and grandson of Levi (Exod 6:18; Num 3:19 [KJV Izehar]; 1 Chr 5:27–28—Eng 6:1–2; 1 Chr 6:1, 3—Eng 6:16, 18; 23:12). See KOHATH. Izhar was the brother of Amram, Hebron, and Uzziel and the uncle of Moses, Aaron, and Miriam
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Izhar. 1. One of Kohath’s sons from Levi’s tribe (Ex 6:18, 21; Nm 3:19; kjv Izehar; 16:1; 1 Chr 6:2, 18, 38; 23:12, 18), and father of the Izharite family (Nm 3:27; kjv Izeharites; 1 Chr 24:22; 26:23, 29); alternately called Amminadab in 1 Chronicles 6:22. One of Izhar’s sons was Korah who led the rebellion
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
IZHAR1. One of Kohath’s sons from Levi’s tribe (Ex 6:18, 21; Nm 3:19; 16:1; 1 Chr 6:2, 18, 38; 23:12, 18), and father of the Izharite family (Nm 3:27; 1 Chr 24:22; 26:23, 29); alternately called Amminadab in 1 Chronicles 6:22. One of Izhar’s sons was Korah, who led the rebellion against Moses and Aaron
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Izhar (iz´hahr; Heb., “fresh [olive] oil”).1 The son of Kohath and grandson of Levi (Exod. 6:18). He became the ancestral head of the Izharites, one of the major subdivisions of the Kohathite line of Levites (Num. 3:27). He was the father of Korah, the leader of the wilderness rebellion against Moses
Zohar (zoh´hahr).1 The father of Ephron, the Hittite who sold Abraham the cave of Machpelah in which to bury Sarah (Gen. 23:8; 25:9).2 A son of Simeon who accompanied Jacob and his family to Egypt (Gen. 46:10) and became the head of a family group there (Exod. 6:15). This is probably the same person
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Iz´ehar (oil), the form in which the name Izhar is given in the Authorized Version of Num. 3:19 only.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
IZ´HAR (izʹhar; “anointing”).1. The son of Helah, wife of Ashhur, the father (founder) of Tekoa (1 Chron. 4:7; “Jezoar,” KJV; “Zohar,” NIV).2. The second son of Kohath, the son of Levi and father of Korah (Ex. 6:18, 21; Num. 3:19; 16:1; 1 Chron. 6:2, 18, 38; 23:12, 18). His descendants are called Izharites