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ROSH (PERSON) [Heb rōʾš (רֹאשׁ)]. Seventh son or grandson of Benjamin (Gen 46:21). The Genesis genealogy is comprehensive including grandsons as if sons. The LXX lists Rosh as a son of Bela and thus Benjamin’s grandson. The Genesis list is also obscure, for the genealogies of Num 26:38–39 and 1 Chron
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Rosh. 1. Seventh of Benjamin’s 10 sons (Gn 46:21).2. Northern nation from the people of Magog often identified with Russia. The rsv rendering of Ezekiel 38:3 and 39:1, “the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal,” might better be translated “the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech
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ROSH. 1. In the rv this word occurs in the title of Gog who is described as ‘prince of Rosh’ (Ezk. 38:2–3; 39:1). av, rvmg. and rsv interpret as a title itself, ‘chief’, ‘prince’. However, the name of a N people or country such as Meshech and Tubal is more probable. Gesenius suggested Russia, but this
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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Jacob’s Son Uncle
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