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Izhar (son of Kohath)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Izhar, Son of Kohath
Izhar, Son of Kohath (יִצְהָר‎, yitshar). Grandson of Levi and uncle of Moses, Aaron, and Miriam (Exod 6:18). Izhar is said in most passages to be the father of the Korah who rebelled against Moses (Exod 6:21; Num 16:1; 1 Chr 6:37–38), though one list identifies Amminadab as Korah’s father instead (1
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
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.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Izhar
1. The father of Korah (Nu. 16:1), descended from a Kohathite Levite of this name, whose descendants formed a family in the tribe of Levi (Ex. 6:18, 21; Nu. 3:19, 27; 1 Ch. 6:18, 38). AV also IZEHAR (Nu. 3:19).
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Izhar
Izharoil, one of the sons of Kohath, and grandson of Levi (Ex. 6:18, 21; Num. 16:1).
See also
Relatives
Kohath Father
Amram Brother
Uzziel Brother
Hebron Brother
Amminadab Brother
Korah Son
Shelomith Son
Zichri Son
Nepheg Son
Moses Cousin
Moses Nephew
Aaron Cousin
Aaron Nephew
Levi Grandfather
Miriam Cousin
Miriam Niece
Jochebed Aunt
Merari Uncle
Gershon Uncle
Kish Cousin
Mishael Nephew
Elizaphan Nephew
Shimei Cousin
Mahli Cousin
Libni Cousin
Mushi Cousin
Micah Nephew
Elkanah Grandson
Amariah Nephew
Assir Grandson
Jeriah Nephew
Jahaziel Nephew
Isshiah Nephew
Jekameam Nephew
Sithri Nephew