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Jeshurun
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jeshurun
Jeshurun (יְשֻׁרוּן‎, yeshurun). A poetic name used for Israel, both as a people and a place. Jeshurun is used only in poetry to refer to the complacent people of Israel (Deut 32:15; 33:5, 26), the place of assembly before Yahweh, and the chosen Servant (Isa 44:2).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jeshurun
JESHURUN [Heb yešurûn (יֶשֻׁרוּן)]. A poetic reference to Israel, either as people or place. In Deut 32:15, Jeshurun is the complacent people who provoke God to jealousy, in Deut 33:5 it is the place where the Lord becomes king before all the assembled tribes, and in Deut 33:26, it is used as a vocative
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jeshurun
Jeshurun. Poetical name for Israel, possibly derived from the Hebrew root meaning “upright,” but according to many scholars a diminutive of Israel. The name Jeshurun is mentioned in Deuteronomy 32:15 and 33:5, 26. In the Septuagint, the word is not translated as a proper name but as an adjective, “beloved.”
Jesurun
Jesurun. kjv spelling of Jeshurun, a poetical name for Israel, in Isaiah 44:2.See Jeshurun.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jeshurun
Jeshurun jə-shoo̅ʹrən, jeshʹə-rən [Heb. yešurûn—‘upright one’; Dt. 32:15; 33:5, 26; Isa. 44:2]. The LXX translates it “the beloved one” (Gk. ēgapēménos, the pf pass part of agapáō), and in Isa. 44:2 adds “Israel”; Vulg has Lat dilectus in Dt. 32:15, elsewhere rectissimus; Aq, Symm, Theod. have
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jeshurun
JESHURUN* Poetical name for Israel, possibly derived from the Hebrew root meaning “upright,” but according to many scholars a diminutive of Israel. The name Jeshurun is mentioned in Deuteronomy 32:15 and 33:5, 26 (see nlt mg). In the Septuagint, the word is not translated as a proper name but as an adjective,
Jesurun
JESURUN* kjv spelling of Jeshurun, a poetical name for Israel, in Isaiah 44:2. See Jeshurun.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jeshurun
Jeshurun (jesh´uh-ruhn), a poetic title in Hebrew for the people of Israel (Deut. 32:15; 33:5, 26), with the symbolic meaning of “upright one” (Isa. 44:2).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jeshurun
JESHURUN. A poetic term for Israel meaning “upright one.” If the ending -un is a diminutive, it means “little upright one” (Deut 32:15; 33:5, 26; Isa 44:2).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jeshurun
JESHURUN (Heb. yešurûn, ‘the upright one’; lxx ‘the beloved one’). A poetic variant of the name Israel (Dt. 32:15; 33:5, 26, av ‘Jesurun’). Used of the chosen Servant (Is. 44:2), the same Gk. word of lxx is used of Jesus (Eph. 1:6) and the church (Col. 3:12; 1 Thes. 1:4; 2 Thes. 2:3; Jude 1). Possibly
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jeshurun
Jeshurun (Heb. yĕšurûn)Another name for Israel, which occurs only in poetry. Jeshurun is considered to be a hypocoristicon (diminutive, or term of endearment) that may emphasize its root meaning of “upright.” The term occurs in two ancient poems: the Song of Moses (Deut. 32:15; 10th century b.c.e.)
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jeshurun
Jeshurun [jĕshˊōō rən] (Heb. yešurûn).† Another name for Israel, which occurs only in poetry. Jeshurun is considered to be a hypocoristicon (diminutive, or term of endearment) that may emphasize its root meaning of “upright.” The term occurs in two ancient poems: the song of Moses (Deut. 32:15;
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Jeshurun
JESHURUN (Hebrew yěšūrûn) A poetic name for Israel in Deuteronomy (Deut 32:15; 33:5, 26) and Isaiah (Isa 44:2). The meaning of the name is uncertain, although it has been suggested by scholars that the root yšr (“be straight, right”) may refer to being “upright.” Another possibility is “bull” (Hebrew
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jeshurun
Jesh´urun (supremely happy), and once by mistake in Authorized Version Jesurun, Isa. 44:2, a symbolical name for Israel in Deut. 32:15; 33:5, 26; Isa. 44:2. It is most probably derived from a root signifying “to be blessed.” With the intensive termination Jeshurun would then denote Israel as supremely