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Jerahmeel (son of Kish)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jerahmeel, Son of Kish
Jerahmeel, Son of Kish (יְרַחְמְאֵל‎, yerachme'el). A Levite who served during the reign of David (1 Chr 24:29).
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
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
Kish Father
Merari Grandfather
Eder Cousin
Mahli Uncle
Mushi Uncle
Jerimoth Cousin
Eleazar Cousin
Mahli Cousin
Libni Cousin
Shemer Cousin
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