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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).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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. 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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
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
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
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).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
Catholic Bible Dictionary
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
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