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Sachar (gatekeeper)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Sachar, Son of Obededom
Sachar, Son of Obed-Edom (שָׂכָר‎, sakhar). Listed among the gatekeepers of the house of Yahweh (1 Chr 26:4).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Sachar (Person)
SACHAR (PERSON) [Heb śākār (שָׂכָר‎)]. 1. According to 1 Chr 11:35 Sachar the Hararite was the father of Ahiam, one of David’s mighty men. In the parallel at 2 Sam 23:33 he is called Sharar the Hararite. It is difficult to decide which of the two forms is the more original; the likelihood of confusion
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Sachar, Sacar
Sachar, Sacar. 1. Hararite and Ahiam’s father. Sachar was one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:35, kjv Sacar). In a parallel account he is alternately called Sharar the Hararite (2 Sm 23:33).2. Korahite and one of Obed-edom’s eight sons. Sachar and his brothers were listed among the families of gatekeepers
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Sachar
2. A Korahite; son of Obed-edom; eponymous ancestor of a division of gatekeepers (1 Ch. 26:4; cf. v 15).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Sacar, Sachar
SACAR, SACHAR*1. Hararite and Ahiam’s father. Sacar was one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:35). In a parallel account he is alternately called Sharar the Hararite (2 Sm 23:33).2. Korahite and one of Obed-edom’s eight sons. Sacar and his brothers were listed among the families of gatekeepers (1 Chr
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Sachar
Sachar (say´kahr).1 One of David’s bodyguards, a Hararite (1 Chron. 11:35).2 A levitical gatekeeper of Korahite descent (1 Chron. 26:4).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Sacar
SACAR1. A Hararite, he was the father of Ahiam, who was one of David’s valiant men (1 Chr 11:35). In 2 Sam 23:33 his name appears as Sharar.2. The name of a Korahite, son of Obed-edom, who was a gatekeeper of the tabernacle in the days of David (1 Chr 26:4).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Sachar
Sachar (Heb. kāḵār) (also SHARAR)1. A Hararite; the father of Ahiam, one of David’s Thirty (1 Chr. 11:35). At 2 Sam. 23:33 Ahiam’s father is called Sharar.2. The leader of one of the divisions of temple gatekeepers (1 Chr. 26:4); a son of Obed-edom and thus assigned watch over the storehouse (v.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Sacar
Sa´car (wages).1. A Hararite, father of Ahiam. 1 Chron. 11:35.2. The fourth son of Obed-edom. 1 Chron. 26:4.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Sachar
Sacharhire. (1.) One of David’s heroes (1 Chr. 11:35); called also Sharar (2 Sam. 23:33).(2.) A son of Obed-edom the Gittite, and a temple porter (1 Chr. 26:4).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Sachar
SacharSachar (sayʹkahr; kjv: ‘Sacar’). 1 One of David’s elite guards, a Hararite (1 Chron. 11:35). 2 A levitical gatekeeper (1 Chron. 26:4) of Korahite descent.
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Obededom Father
Shemaiah Brother
Issachar Brother
Nethanel Brother
Ammiel Brother
Joah Brother
Jehozabad Brother
Peullethai Brother
Shemaiah Uncle
Uzziel Uncle
Jeduthun Grandfather
Shammua Cousin
Gedaliah Uncle
Shimei Uncle
Elihu Nephew
Jeshaiah Uncle
Obed Nephew
Galal Uncle
Mattithiah Uncle
Izri Uncle
Elzabad Nephew
Rephael Nephew
Othni Nephew
Semachiah Nephew
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