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Milcah (wife of Nahor)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Milcah, Daughter of Haran
Milcah, Daughter of Haran (מִלְכָּה‎, milkah). The wife of Nahor and grandmother of Rebekah (Gen 11:29; Gen 22:20; 24:15, 47).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Milcah (Person)
MILCAH (PERSON) [Heb milkâ (מִלְכָּה‎)]. 1. Daughter of Haran, and therefore also sister of Lot, who married her uncle Nahor (Gen 11:29). Because she was the mother of Bethuel, Milcah also became the grandmother of Rebekah (Gen 22:20–33; 24:15). Whatever was the text is to be understood in terms of original
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Milcah
Milcah. 1. Daughter of Haran and half-sister of Nahor who became Nahor’s wife (Gn 11:29). She bore Nahor eight sons (22:20–23). Through her son Bethuel she was the grandmother of Rebekah (24:15–47).2. One of the five daughters of Zelophehad. Because Zelophehad had no sons, his daughters petitioned Moses
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Milcah
MILCAH1. Daughter of Haran and half sister of Nahor who became Nahor’s wife (Gn 11:29). She bore Nahor eight sons (22:20–23). Through her son Bethuel she was the grandmother of Rebekah (24:15–47).2. One of the five daughters of Zelophehad. Because Zelophehad had no sons, his daughters petitioned Moses
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Milcah
Milcah (mil´kuh).1 The daughter of Haran and sister of Lot (Gen. 11:29; cf. 11:27). She married Abraham’s brother Nahor and they had eight children, one of whom was Bethuel, father of Rebekah (Gen. 22:20–23). See also Bethuel; Haran.2 One of the five daughters of Zelophehad belonging to the tribe of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Milcah
MILCAH1. The daughter of Haran and the wife of Nahor, Abraham’s brother. She was the mother of eight children, among whom were Bethuel, the father of Rebekah and Laban (Gen 11:29; 22:20, 23; 24:15, 24, 47).2. The fourth of the five daughters of Zelophehad of Manasseh at the time of the Exodus. The
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Milcah
MILCAH (Heb. milkâ, ‘counsel’). 1. The daughter of Haran (Abraham’s brother) and wife of Nahor (Gn. 11:29). Her children are named in Gn. 22:20ff. Rebekah was her granddaughter (Gn. 24:15, 24, 47). 2. One of the five daughters of *Zelophehad of the tribe of Manasseh. Because they had no brothers, they
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Milcah
Milcah (Heb. milkâ)1. The daughter of Haran, sister of Lot and Iscah, wife of Nahor, mother of eight, and grandmother of Rebekah (Gen. 11:29; 22:20–23; 24:15, 24, 47).2. One of the five daughters of Zelophehad for whom special provision was made that they might be his heirs (Num. 26:33; 27:1; 36:11;
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Milcah
Mil´cah (queen or counsel).1. Daughter of Haran and wife of her uncle Nahor, Abraham’s brother, to whom she bore eight children. Gen. 11:29; 22:20, 23; 24:15, 24, 47.2. The fourth daughter of Zelophehad. Num. 26:33; 27:1; 36:11; Josh. 17:3.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Milcah
MIL´CAH (milʹka, “counsel, advice”).1. The daughter of Haran, and the wife of Nahor, by whom she had eight children. One of these, Bethuel, was the father of Rebekah (Gen. 11:29; 22:20, 23; 24:15, 24, 47), about 1950 b.c.2. The fourth named of the five daughters of Zelophehad of the tribe of Manasseh,
See also
Relatives
Haran Father
Terah Father-In-Law
Lot Brother
Iscah Sister
Nahor Husband
Bethuel Son
Buz Son
Kemuel Son
Uz Son
Chesed Son
Hazo Son
Pildash Son
Jidlaph Son
Wife of Bethuel Daughter-In-Law
Abraham Uncle
Isaac Cousin
Sarah Aunt
Laban Grandson
Rebekah Granddaughter
Ishmael Cousin
Terah Grandfather
Moab Nephew
Midian Cousin
Nahor Uncle
Ben-ammi Nephew
Maacah Cousin
Shuah Cousin
Jokshan Cousin
Zimran Cousin
Aram Grandson
Medan Cousin
Ishbak Cousin
Tahash Cousin
Tebah Cousin
Buz Cousin
Kemuel Cousin
Uz Cousin
Hazo Cousin
Pildash Cousin
Jidlaph Cousin