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Shua (descendant of Asher)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shua, Daughter of Heber
Shua, Daughter of Heber (שׁוּעָא‎, shu'a'). A descendant of Asher and sister of Japhlet, Shomer, and Hotham (1 Chr 7:32).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shua (Person)
SHUA (PERSON) [Heb šûʿāʾ (שׁוּעָא)]. A descendant of Asher in the segmented tribal genealogy in 1 Chr 7:30–40. The name appears in v 32 as a third-generation female descendant of the eponymous tribal ancestor Asher, the daughter of Heber and sister of Japhlet, Shomer, and Hotham. The form of the name
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shua
Shua. 1. Canaanite whose daughter Judah took for a wife. She bore Judah three sons: Er, Onan, and Shelah (Gn 38:2, 12; kjv Shuah).See Bath-shua #1.2. Asherite, Heber’s daughter and the sister of Japhlet, Shomer, and Hotham (1 Chr 7:32).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shua
SHUA1. Canaanite whose daughter Judah married. She bore Judah three sons: Er, Onan, and Shelah (Gn 38:2–5, 12). See Bathshua #1.2. Asherite, Heber’s daughter and the sister of Japhlet, Shomer, and Hotham (1 Chr 7:32).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shua
Shua (shoo´uh).1 The Canaanite father of Judah’s unnamed wife (Gen. 38:2).2 The daughter of Heber from the tribe of Asher (1 Chron. 7:32).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shua
SHUA1. A Canaanite of Adullum, the father of the wife of Judah (Gen 38:2, 12; 1 Chr 2:3). The KJV incorrectly renders this name “Shuah” in Gen 38:2, 12. In 1 Chr 2:3 where the KJV has “the daughter of Shua the Canaanites” the RSV treats the word as a proper name, “Bath-shua.”2. The daughter of Heber,
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Shua
SHUA. 1. Shua (Heb. šû‘ā’) the daughter of Heber of the tribe of Asher (1 Ch. 7:32). 2. Shua (šûa‘) a Canaanite of Adullam whose daughter, Bathshua (1 Ch. 2:3), Judah took to wife (Gn. 38:2, 12). 3. Shuah (šûaḥ) a son of Abraham by his wife Keturah (Gn. 25:2; 1 Ch. 1:32). 4. Shuhah (šûḥâ)
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shua
Shua (Heb. šûaʿ, šûʿāʾ)1. The father of Judah’s Canaanite wife (Gen. 38:2, 12). At 1 Chr. 2:3 recent English versions transliterate baṯ-šûaʿ as the proper name (“Bath-shua”) of Judah’s wife rather than translating “daughter of Shua.”2. An Asherite, the daughter of Heber (1 Chr. 7:32).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Shua
SHUA The name of two individuals in the Old Testament.1. The daughter of Heber of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr 7:32).2. A Canaanite and the father of Judah’s wife (Gen 38:2, 12).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shua
SHU´A (shūʹa).1. A Canaanite of Adullam, whose daughter was the wife of Judah and the mother of his first three children (Gen. 38:2, 12; “Shuah,” KJV), elsewhere called Bath-shua (1 Chron. 2:3).2. The daughter of Heber, the grandson of Asher (1 Chron. 7:32).
See also
Relatives
Heber Father
Shemer Brother
Hotham Brother
Japhlet Brother
Beriah Grandfather
Malchiel Uncle
Aram Nephew
Ahi Nephew
Birzaith Cousin
Jehubbah Nephew
Bimhal Nephew
Ashvath Nephew
Rohgah Nephew
Pasach Nephew