Loading…
Jerahmeel (son of Hezron)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jerahmeel, Son of Hezron
Jerahmeel, Son of Hezron (יְרַחְמְאֵל‎, yerachme'el). The firstborn son of Hezron. A descendant of Judah (1 Chr 2:9, 25).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jerahmeel (Person)
JERAHMEEL (PERSON) [Heb yĕraḥmĕʾēl (יְרַחְמְאֵל)]. JERAHMEELITE. 1. A Judahite, the firstborn son of Hezron the son of Perez the son of Judah by Tamar; the brother of Ram and Chelubai = Caleb? (1 Chr 2:4–5, 9, 25; 2:18, 42). See HEZRON and CALEB. He is credited with 2 wives, 6 sons (yet cf. the LXX
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jerahmeel
Jerahmeel. 1. Firstborn of Hezron’s three sons, the father of six sons and a descendant of Judah through Perez’s line (1 Chr 2:9–42). He was the founder of the family of Jerahmeelites, who in David’s time lived in the Negeb region and occupied a number of cities (1 Sm 27:10; 30:29).2. Kish’s son and
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jerahmeel
1. In 1 Ch. 2:9, 25–27, 33, 42, he is described as the son of Hezron, the son of Perez, the son of Judah by Tamar his daughter-in-law (Gen. 38). 1 S. 27:10 mentions the Negeb of the Jerahmeelites. This tribe was first alluded to in the early days of David (cf. 1 S. 30:29), and in postexilic writings
Jerahmeel
Jerahmeel jə-räʹmē-əl [Heb. yeraḥmeʾēl—‘may God have compassion’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jerahmeel
JERAHMEEL1. Firstborn of Hezron’s three sons, the father of six sons and a descendant of Judah through Perez’s line (1 Chr 2:9–42). He was the founder of the family of Jerahmeelites, who in David’s time lived in the Negev region and occupied a number of cities (1 Sm 27:10; 30:29).2. Kish’s son and
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jerahmeel
Jerahmeel (ji-rah´mee-uhl; Heb., “may El [God] have compassion”).1 The ancestor of the Jerahmeelites, a group of non-Israelites who lived in the extreme southern part of the land of Judah. David came into contact with them there after his flight from Saul (1 Sam. 27:10; 30:29).2 The son of Kish, and
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jerahmeel
JERAHMEEL. 1. A son of Hezron and a grandson of Judah (1 Chr 2:9).2. A son of Kish, a Levite (1 Chr 24:29).3. One of the officers sent by King Jehoiakim to arrest Baruch (Jer. 36:26).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jerahmeel
JERAHMEEL (Heb. yeraḥme’ēl, ‘may God have compassion’). 1. The ancestor of the Jerahmeelites, a clan on the S frontier of Judah, ‘the Negeb of the Jerahmeelites’ (1 Sa. 27:10; cf. 30:29), related to the Calebites (cf. 1 Sa. 25:3) and bordering on the Kenites. Like the Calebites, they were absorbed
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jerahmeel
Jerahmeel (Heb. yĕraḥmĕʾēl)1. The brother of Ram and Caleb; son of Hezron and descendant of Judah through Tamar (1 Chr. 2:4, 9). He was the eponymous ancestor of the Jerahmeelites) (1 Chr. 25–27, 33, 42), a Judahite clan living on the southern frontier of Judah (“the Negeb of the Jerahmeelites,”
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jerahme-el
Jerah´me-el (mercy of God).1. First-born son of Hezron, the son of Pharez, the son of Judah, 1 Chron. 2:9, 25–27, 33, 42, and founder of the family of Jerahmeelites. 1 Sam. 27:10. (b.c. before 1491.)2. A Merarite Levite, the representative of the family of Kish, the son of Mahli. 1 Chron. 24:29; comp.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jerahmeel
JERAH´MEEL (je-raʹmēl; “God will” be “compassionate”).1. The firstborn son of Hezron, son of Perez, son of Judah (1 Chron. 2:9). His descendants were called Jerahmeelites (1 Sam. 27:10; 30:29).2. A Merarite Levite, the representative of the family of Kish, probably the son of Mahli (1 Chron. 24:29;
See also
Relatives
Hezron Father
Ram Brother
Caleb Brother
Segub Brother
Arni Brother
Atarah Wife
Ahijah Son
Ozem Son
Oren Son
Bunah Son
Perez Grandfather
Amminadab Nephew
Jair Nephew
Ram Relative
Hamul Uncle
Hur Nephew
Sheva Nephew
Admin Nephew
Mesha Nephew
Haran Nephew
Jamin Nephew
Moza Nephew
Shaaph Nephew
Peleth Relative
Gazez Nephew
Shobab Nephew
Maaz Nephew
Sheber Nephew
Tirhanah Nephew
Eker Nephew
Ardon Nephew
Jesher Nephew
Zaza Relative