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Izhar (son of Ashhur)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Izhar, Son of Ashhur
Izhar, Son of Ashhur (יִצְחָר‎, yitschar). A descendant of Judah (1 Chr 4:7).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Izhar (Person)
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
Zohar (Person)
ZOHAR (PERSON) [Heb ṣōḥăr (צֹחֲר‎)]. 1. The father of Ephron the Hittite (Gen 23:8; 25:9). Zohar’s son Ephron sold a field which contained the cave of Machpelah to Abraham so that Abraham could bury his wife Sarah. Hoffner (1969: 32) has shown that the names of persons called “Hittites” in the OT
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Izeharites
Izehar, Izeharites. kjv spelling of Izhar, Kohath’s son, and his descendants (Nm 3:19, 27).See Izhar #1.
Izhar
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
Jezoar
Jezoar. kjv rendering of Izhar, Helah’s son, in 1 Chronicles 4:7.See Izhar #2.
Zohar
Zohar. 1. Father of Ephron the Hittite. Abraham bought the cave of Machpelah from Ephron (Gn 23:8; 25:9).2. Alternate spelling of Zerah, Simeon’s son, in Genesis 46:10 and Exodus 6:15.See Zerah #3.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Izhar
2. A descendant of Judah whose mother’s name was Helah (1 Ch. 4:7; AV, NEB JEZOAR).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Izeharites
IZEHAR*, IZEHARITES* kjv spelling of Izhar, Kohath’s son, and his descendants (Nm 3:19, 27). See Izhar #1.
Izhar
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
Jezoar
JEZOAR* kjv rendering of Izhar, Helah’s son, in 1 Chronicles 4:7. See Izhar #2.
Zohar
ZOHAR1. Father of Ephron the Hittite. Abraham bought the cave of Machpelah from Ephron (Gn 23:7–9; 25:9).2. Alternate spelling of Zerah, Simeon’s son, in Genesis 46:10 and Exodus 6:15. See Zerah #3.3. Alternate spelling of Izhar in 1 Chronicles 4:7.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Izhar
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
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
Izhar
IZHAR, IZEHAR1. A Levite (Heb. yiṣḥar), son of Kohath and father of Korah (Num 16:1), head of a tribal family called Izharites and Izeharites (see also Ex 6:18, 21; Num 3:19, 27; 1 Chr 6:18, 38; etc); called Amminadab in (1 Chr 6:22) (See Amminadab 2).2. A descendant of Judah (Heb. yiṣḥar), whose
Jezoar
JEZOAR. ASV and RSV have Izhar.1. Son of Helah, a wife of Ashur, the father (founder) of Tekoa (1 Chr 4:7). A descendant of Judah. See also Zohar.2. Father of Korah (Num 16:1). A Levite, descended from Kohath, whose descendants formed a family in the tribe of Levi (Ex 6:18, 21; Num 3:19, 27; 1 Chr
Zohar
ZOHAR1. The father of Ephron, the Hittite prince from whom Abraham bought the cave of Machpelah (Gen 23:8; 25:9).2. A son of Simeon (Gen 46:10; Ex 6:15). The spelling Zerah (Num 26:13; 1 Chr 4:24) apparently resulted from a transposition of the Heb. letters h and r. See Zerah 4.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Izhar
Izhar (Heb. yiṣhār) (also AMMINADAB)1. A Levite, a descendant of Kohath and father of Korah (Exod. 6:18, 21; Num. 16:1; 1 Chr. 6:18, 38 [MT 3, 23]). He is the eponymous ancestor of the Izharites (Num. 3:19, 27; 1 Chr. 26:23). At 1 Chr. 6:22(7) he is called Amminadab (2).2. A Judahite whose mother
Zohar
Zohar (Heb. ṣōḥar)1. The father of Ephron the Hittite (Gen. 23:8; 25:9), from whom Abraham purchased the cave of Machpelah.2. An alternate name for Simeon’s son Zerah (4; Gen. 46:10; Exod. 6:15).3. Alternate reading for the Judahite Izhar (2), son of Helah (1 Chr. 4:7; NRSV mg).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Izehar
Iz´ehar (oil), the form in which the name Izhar is given in the Authorized Version of Num. 3:19 only.
Izhar
Iz´har (oil), son of Kohath, grandson of Levi, uncle of Aaron and Moses and father of Korah. Ex. 6:18, 21; Num. 3:19; 16:1; 1 Chron. 6:2, 18. (b.c. after 1490.) Izhar was the head of the family of the Izharites, 1 Chron. 24:22; 26:23, or Izeharites. Num. 3:27; 1 Chron. 26:23, 29.
Jezo-ar
Jez´o-ar (whiteness), the son of Helah, one of the wives of Asher. 1 Chron. 4:7.
Zohar
Zo´har (light).1. Father of Ephron the Hittite. Gen. 23:8; 25:9. (b.c. before 1860.)2. One of the sons of Simeon, Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15; called Zerah in 1 Chron. 4:24.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Izhar
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
Zohar
ZO´HAR (zōʹhar; “whiteness”).1. A Hittite, and father of Ephron. From Ephron Abraham bought the grave of Machpelah (Gen. 23:8; 25:9).2. Fifth named of the six sons of Simeon (Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15); elsewhere (1 Chron. 4:24) called Zerah.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Izhar
Izharoil, one of the sons of Kohath, and grandson of Levi (Ex. 6:18, 21; Num. 16:1).
Zohar
Zoharbrightness. (1.) The father of Ephron the Hittite (Gen. 23:8).(2.) One of the sons of Simeon (Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15).
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