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Onam (son of Jerahmeel)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Onam, Son of Jerahmeel
Onam, Son of Jerahmeel (אוֹנָם‎, onam). Onam’s mother was Atarah. Onam is a descendant of Hezron (1 Chr 2:25–26). He was the father of Shammai and Jada (1 Chr 2:26, 28).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Onam (Person)
ONAM (PERSON) [Heb ʾônām (אֹונָם‎)]. 1. A clan name in the genealogical clan list of Seir the Horite. This person is referred to in Gen 36:23 and in the matching genealogy in 1 Chr 1:40 as the fifth son of the clan chief Shobal, and is thus a grandson of Seir. These Horite clans are not to be associated
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Onam
Onam. 1. Grandson of Seir and Shobal’s fifth son (Gn 36:23; 1 Chr 1:40).2. Son of Jerahmeel and Atarah, the father of a clan in Judah (1 Chr 2:26–28).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Onam
2. A Judahite, son of Jerahmeel by Atarah (1 Ch. 2:26, 28), possibly related to Onan son of Judah.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Onam
ONAM1. Grandson of Seir and Shobal’s fifth son (Gn 36:23; 1 Chr 1:40).2. Son of Jerahmeel and Atarah, the father of a clan in Judah (1 Chr 2:26–28).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Onam
Onam (oh´nuhm; Heb., “vigorous”).1 The son of Shobal and grandson of Seir the Horite (Gen. 36:23).2 The son of Jerahmeel, a descendant of Judah (1 Chron. 2:26, 28).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Onam
ONAM1. One of five sons of Shobal, a son of Seir the Horite (Gen 36:23, 20; 1 Chr 1:40, 38).2. Son of Jerahmeel of the tribe of Judah by his second wife Atarah; father of Shammai and Jada (1 Chr 2:26, 28; cf. 2:25, 3–5).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Onam
Onam (Heb. ʾônām)1. The fifth son of Shobal; eponymous ancestor of a Horite clan (Gen. 36:23; 1 Chr. 1:40).2. The son of Jerahmeel and Atarah (1 Chr. 2:26, 28); eponymous ancestor of a Judahite clan.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Onam
O´nam (strong).1. One of the sons of Shobal the son of Seir. Gen. 36:23; 1 Chron. 1:40. (b.c. 1964.)2. The son of Jerahmeel by his wife Atarah. 1 Chron. 2:26, 28.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Onam
O´NAM (ōʹnam).1. A descendant of Seir (which see) the Horite through his son Shobal (which see). Gen. 36:23; 1 Chron. 1:40.2. A son of Jerahmeel’s second wife Atarah and thus a descendant of Judah through Hezron (1 Chron. 2:26, 28). See Jerahmeel, no. 1.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Onam
OnamOnam (ohʹnuhm; Heb., ‘vigorous’). 1 The son of Shobal and grandson of Seir the Horite (Gen. 36:23). 2 The son of Jerahmeel, a descendant of Judah (1 Chron. 2:26, 28).
See also
Relatives
Atarah Mother
Shammai Son
Jada Son
Nadab Grandson
Jonathan Grandson
Jether Grandson
Abishur Grandson