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Raham
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Raham, Son of Shema
Raham, Son of Shema (רַחַם‎, racham). A descendant of Judah and Caleb (1 Chr 2:44).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Raham (Person)
RAHAM (PERSON) [Heb raḥam (רַחַם)]. The son of Shema and the father of Jorkeam (1 Chr 2:44). Raham, a Calebite and a descendant of Judah, is listed among Caleb’s progeny by an unnamed spouse (vv 42–45). Within the genealogy of vv 42–50a, the men are often considered to have been the “fathers” of cities
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Raham
Raham. Son of Shema, Jorkeam’s father and a descendant of Judah (1 Chr 2:44).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Raham
Raham rāʹhəm [Heb. raḥam-‘compassion, love’]. A descendant of Judah; son of Shema and father of Jorkeam (1 Ch. 2:44).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Raham
RAHAM Son of Shema, and father of Jorkeam (1 Chr 2:44). He was a descendant of Judah.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Raham
RAHAM. One of the descendants of Caleb, a son of Shema, and father of Jorkoam (1 Chr 2:44). By some, Jorkoam is regarded as a place of which Raham was the prince or founder.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Raham
Raham (Heb. raḥam)The son of Shema; a Calebite and descendant of Judah (1 Chr. 2:44).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Raham
Raham [rāˊhăm] (Heb. raḥam “mercy”). The son of Shema and a descendant of Judah (1 Chr. 2:44).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Raham
Ra´ham (belly). In the genealogy of the descendants of Caleb the son of Hezron, 1 Chron. 2:44, Raham is described as the son of Shema and father of Jorkoam.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Raham
RA´HAM (raʹham; “compassion, pity”). Among the descendants of Caleb, the son of Hezron, Raham is mentioned (1 Chron. 2:44) as the son of Shema and father of Jorkeam. By some Jorkeam is regarded as a place of which Raham was the founder.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Raham
Rahammerciful, one of the descendants of Caleb, the son of Hezron (1 Chr. 2:44).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Raham
RAHAM [RAY ham] (pity) — a son of Shema, of the family of Caleb (1 Chr. 2:44).
See also
Relatives
Shema Father
Jorkeam Son
Hebron Grandfather
Korah Uncle
Rekem Uncle
Shammai Cousin
Tahath Uncle