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Nahshon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Nahshon, Son of Amminadab
Nahshon, Son of Amminadab (נַחְשׁוֹן‎, nachshon; Ναασσών, Naassōn). The brother of Elisheba and an ancestor of David (Exod 6:23; Num 1:7; Num 2:3; 7:12, 7:17; 10:14; Ruth 4:20; 1 Chr 2:10–11; Matt 1:4; Luke 3:32).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nahshon (Person)
NAHSHON (PERSON) [Heb naḥšôn (נַחְשֹׁון)]. Son of Amminadab and chief (nāśı̂ʾ, Num 2:3) of the tribe of Judah during the wilderness sojourn after the Exodus. As the leader of the tribe of Judah, he helped Moses conduct a census of the able-bodied fighting men of Israel prior to their departure from
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Nahshon
Nahshon. Amminadab’s son; brother of Elisheba and Salmon’s father (Ex 6:23, kjv Naashon; 1 Chr 2:10, 11). Nashon, the prince of Judah’s tribe at the start of Israel’s wilderness wanderings (Nm 1:7; 2:3; 10:14), represented his kinsmen at the altar’s dedication (Nm 7:12). In Ruth 4:20 he is listed as
Naashon
Naashon. kjv spelling of Nahshon, Amminadab’s son, in Exodus 6:23.See Nahshon.
Naasson
Naasson. kjv form of Nahshon, Amminadab’s son, in Matthew 1:4 and Luke 3:32.See Nahshon.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nahshon
Nahshon näʹshon [Heb naḥšôn—‘snake’ (?)]; AV also NAASHON, NAASSON. Son of Amminadab and brother of Elisheba, who married Aaron the high priest (Ex. 6:23). He was the leader of the tribe of Judah at the time of the first census in the wilderness (Nu. 1:7; 2:3), and as the leader he brought the tribal
Naashon
Naashon nāʹə-shon (Ex. 6:23, AV); NAASSONnāʹə-son (Mt. 1:4; Lk. 3:32, AV). See Nahshon.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Nahshon
NAHSHON Amminadab’s son; brother of Elisheba and Salmon’s father (Ex 6:23; 1 Chr 2:10–11). Nahshon, the prince of Judah’s tribe at the start of Israel’s wilderness wanderings (Nm 1:7; 2:3; 10:14), represented his kinsmen at the altar’s dedication (7:12). In Ruth 4:20 he is listed as David’s forefather
Naashon
NAASHON* kjv spelling of Nahshon, Amminadab’s son, in Exodus 6:23. See Nahshon.
Naasson
NAASSON* kjv form of Nahshon, Amminadab’s son, in Matthew 1:4 and Luke 3:32. See Nahshon.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Nahshon
Nahshon (nah´shon), the son of Amminadad and the leader of the tribe of Judah during the wilderness wandering (Num. 1:7; 10:14). His sister Elisheba married Aaron (Exod. 6:23). Nahshon is also an ancestor of David and, so, is listed in the genealogy of Jesus (Ruth 4:20; Matt. 1:4; Luke 3:32).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Nahshon
NAHSHON. The prince of the tribe of Judah at the time of the Exodus. As head of the tribe he appears in the numbering of the people (Num 1:7), in the designation of encampments (Num 2:3), and in bringing the offering of the tribe with the other princes at the dedication of the tabernacle (Num 7:12, 17).
Naasson
NAASSON. The NT spelling of Nahshon. An ancestor of Christ, he was the son of Amminadab (Mt 1:4; Lk 3:32). See Nahshon.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Nahshon
NAHSHON (Heb. naḥšôn, possibly from nāḥāš, ‘serpent’; Gk. Naassōn). Aaron’s brother-in-law (Ex. 6:23; av gives ‘Naashon’), son of Amminadab and prince of Judah (Nu. 1:7; 2:3; 7:12, 17; 10:14; 1 Ch. 2:10). He is mentioned as an ancestor of David in Ru. 4:20, and of our Lord in Mt. 1:4 and Lk.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Nahshon
Nahshon (Heb. naḥšôn; Gk. Naassṓn)A son of Amminadab and brother of Elisheba the wife of Aaron (Exod. 6:23). He represented Judah in assisting Moses with the first census (Num. 1:7) and led that tribe during the wilderness wanderings (2:3; 10:14; cf. 7:12, 17). Nahshon is reckoned among the ancestors
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Nahshon
Nahshon [näˊshŏn] (Heb. naḥšôn “snake [?]”). A son of Amminadab and brother of Elisheba the wife of Aaron (Exod. 6:23; KJV “Naashon”). He represented Judah in assisting Moses with the first census (Num. 1:7) and led that tribe during the wilderness wanderings (2:3; 10:14; cf. 7:12, 17). He
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Nahshon
NAHSHON Chief of the tribe of Judah during the journey in the wilderness (Num 1:7, 2:3, 7:12, 10:14; 1 Chr 2:10). He was the son of Amminadab and the brother-in-law of Aaron (Exod 6:23) through Nahshon’s sister, Elisheba. He assisted in taking the census of Israel’s fighting men (Num 1:7). He also appears
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Nahshon
Nah´shon, or Na-ash´on (enchanter), son of Amminadab, and prince of the children of Judah (as he is styled in the genealogy of Judah, 1 Chron. 2:10) at the time of the first numbering in the wilderness. Ex. 6:23; Num. 1:7, etc. His sister, Elisheba, was wife to Aaron, and his son, Salmon, was husband
Na-asson
Na-as´son (enchanter), the Greek form of the name Nahshon. Matt. 1:4; Luke 3:32, only.
See also
Relatives
Amminadab Father
Elisheba Sister
Salmon Son
Boaz Grandson
Ram Grandfather
Jamin Uncle
Maaz Uncle
Eker Uncle
Roles