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Shobal (son of Hur)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shobal, Son of Hur
Shobal, Son of Hur (שׁוֹבָל‎, shoval). A descendant of Caleb through Hur and the founder of Kiriath-jearim (1 Chr 2:50, 52).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shobal (Person)
SHOBAL (PERSON) [Heb šôbāl (שֹׁובָל‎)]. 1. The son of Seir, the Horite (Gen 36:20; 1 Chr 1:38) and the father of Manahath (among other “sons”; Gen 36:23; 1 Chr 1:40).2. A son of Hur, son of Caleb (1 Chr 2:50) and father of Haroe, “half of the Manahathites” (1 Chr 2:52).3. A son of Judah, brother
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shobal
Shobal. 1. One of the seven sons of Seir the Horite in Edom (Gn 36:20; 1 Chr 1:38). Shobal became the father of five sons (Gn 36:23; 1 Chr 1:40) and a chief among the Horites (Gn 36:29).2. Hur’s son, the father of Haroeh, and the founder of the families of Kiriath-jearim (1 Chr 2:50, 52).3. One of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shobal
2. A Calebite; son of Hur and ancestor (or founder) of Kiriath-jearim (1 Ch. 2:50); also the ancestor of Haroeh, half of the Menuhoth (v 52), and Reaiah (4:1f.). The clan was incorporated into Judah (4:1).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shobal
SHOBAL1. One of the seven sons of Seir the Horite in Edom (Gn 36:20; 1 Chr 1:38). Shobal became the father of five sons (Gn 36:23; 1 Chr 1:40) and a chief among the Horites (Gn 36:29).2. Hur’s son, the father of Haroeh, and the founder of the families of Kiriath-jearim (1 Chr 2:50–52).3. One of Judah’s
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shobal
Shobal (shoh´buhl; Heb., “basket”).1 The second son of Seir, a Horite chief who lived in Edom (Gen. 36:20, 23, 29; 1 Chron. 1:38, 40).2 The son of Hur, an ancestor of a Calebite tribe that lived in Kiriath-jearim (1 Chron. 2:50, 52), which was considered part of Judah (4:1–2).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shobal
SHOBAL1. One of the sons of Seir, the Horite (Hurrian) who ruled in the country later possessed by Edom. Shobal and his brothers are called dukes (KJV) or chiefs (ASV), heads of the various tribes of their people (Gen 36:20, 23, 29; 1 Chr 1:38, 40).2. One of the sons of Hur, the son of Caleb. He was
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Shobal
SHOBAL. 1. The second son of Seir, an Edomite (Gn. 36:20), father of a clan (v. 23) and a Horite leader (v. 29 = 1 Ch. 1:38, 40). 2. A son of Caleb and ‘father’ (founder’ of Kiriath-jearim (1 Ch. 2:50, 52), also a Judaean (1 Ch. 4:1–2). It is probable that 1 and 2 are related persons.D. J. Wiseman.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shobal
Shobal (Heb. šôḇāl)1. A Horite chief, son of Seir (Gen. 36:20, 23, 29; 1 Chr. 1:38, 40).2. A Judahite, son of Hur and ancestor of the inhabitants of Kiriath-jearim (1 Chr. 2:50, 52; 4:1–2).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Shobal
SHOBAL The name of two men in the Old Testament.1. The son of Seir, and a Horite chieftain who lived in Edom (Gen 36:20; 1 Chr 1:38). He was the father of Manahath (Gen 36:23; 1 Chr 1:40).2. A son of Caleb the Judahite and apparently the founder of Kiriath-jearim (1 Chr 2:50).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shobal
Sho´bal (flowing).1. Second son of Seir the Horite, Gen. 36:20; 1 Chron. 1:38, and one of the “dukes” of the Horites. Gen. 36:29.2. Son of Caleb the son of Hur, and founder or prince of Kirjath-jearim. 1 Chron. 2:50, 52. (b.c. about 1445.)3. In 1 Chron. 4:1–2, Shobal appears with Hur among the sons
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Izhar Brother
Uri Brother
Ethnan Brother
Zereth Brother
Hareph Brother
Hepher Brother
Haahashtari Brother
Ahuzzam Brother
Temeni Brother
Haroeh Son
Bezalel Nephew
Caleb Grandfather
Sheva Uncle
Ephrath Grandmother
Gazez Cousin
Hebron Cousin
Gibea Cousin
Mesha Uncle
Madmannah Cousin
Haran Uncle
Moza Uncle
Shaaph Uncle
Ziph Cousin
Gazez Uncle
Shobab Uncle
Sheber Uncle
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