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Shobal (son of Seir)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shobal, Son of Seir
Shobal, Son of Seir (שׁוֹבָל‎, shoval). A son of Seir the Horite and father of five sons (Gen 36:20–21, 23; 1 Chr 1:38, 40). Described as a chief of the Horites, along with his brothers.
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
1. Second son of Seir; a clan chief of the Horites who occupied the land of Edom before the Edomites (Gen. 36:20, 23, 29; 1 Ch. 1:38, 40).
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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Relatives
Seir Father
Ezer Brother
Dishan Brother
Dishan Brother
Zibeon Brother
Anah Brother
Lotan Brother
Timna Sister
Onam Son
Ebal Son
Manahath Son
Shepho Son
Alvan Son
Amalek Nephew
Hori Nephew
Anah Nephew
Aiah Nephew
Hemam Nephew
Dishan Nephew
Hemdan Nephew
Bilhan Nephew
Uz Nephew
Akan Nephew
Ithran Nephew
Aran Nephew
Zaavan Nephew
Cheran Nephew
Eshban Nephew
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