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Shua (father-in-law of Judah)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shua, Father-in-Law of Judah
Shua, Father-in-Law of Judah (שׁוּעַ‎, shua'). A Canaanite whose daughter was Judah’s wife (Gen 38:2, 12).
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
Shuah (Person)
SHUAH (PERSON) [Heb šûaḥ (שׁוּחַ‎)]. SHUHITE. A son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen 25:2; 1 Chr 1:32). Like all the sons of Abraham and Keturah, Shuah represents an Arabian or Syrian landscape associated with the incense trade around the middle of the 1st millennium b.c. See KETURAH. Shuah is identical
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).
Shuah
Shuah. 1. One of six sons borne to Abraham by Keturah (Gn 25:2; 1 Chr 1:32). He was perhaps the forefather of the Shuhite Arab tribe which dwelt near the land of Uz (Jb 2:11).2. kjv spelling of Shua, Judah’s father-in-law, in Genesis 38:2, 12.See Shua #1.3. kjv spelling of Shuhah, Chelub’s brother,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shua
1. [Heb. šû (a)ʿ—‘help’]; AV SHUAH; NEB BATHSHUA. A Canaanite; father of Judah’s wife (Gen. 38:2, 12). In 1 Ch. 2:3 the RSV renders Heb. baṯ-šû (a)ʿ hakkenaʿanîṯ (AV, lit, “daughter of Shua the Canaanitess”) by “Bath-shua the Canaanitess” (see Bath-Shua 2).
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).
Shuah
SHUAH1. One of six sons borne to Abraham by Keturah (Gn 25:2; 1 Chr 1:32). He was perhaps the forefather of the Shuhite Arab tribe that dwelt near the land of Uz (Jb 2:11).2. kjv spelling of Shua, Judah’s father-in-law, in Genesis 38:2, 12. See Shua #1.3. kjv spelling of Shuhah, Kelub’s brother, in
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).
Shuah
Shuah (shoo´uh), a son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:2). He may be associated with the Shuhites, who according to Assyrian inscriptions, inhabited a land on the Euphrates River in Syria. Bildad, one of Job’s counselors, is called a Shuhite (Job 2:11).
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,
Shuah
SHUAH1. A son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen 25:2; 1 Chr 1:32), evidently progenitor of the Shuhites (q.v.), to which tribe Bildad the Shuhite belonged (see Job 2:11).2. Father of the wife of Judah, but this is an incorrect rendering of “Shua” in Gen 38:2, 12 of the KJV.3. A brother (or son) of Chelub,
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).
Shuah
Shuah (Heb. šûaḥ)One of the sons of Abraham and his concubine Keturah (Gen. 25:2; 1 Chr. 1:32). Shuah is thought to be associated with šûḫu, a land on the Euphrates River in Syria known from Assyrian inscriptions, and with the Shuhites, to whom Bildad, one of Job’s friends, belonged (Job 2:11).
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).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shuah
Shu´ah (wealth).1. Son of Abraham by Keturah. Gen. 25:2; 1 Chron. 1:32. (b.c. before 1820.)2. Properly Shuchah, brother of Chelub. 1 Chron. 4:11.3. The father of Judah’s wife, Gen. 38:2, 12; called also Shua in the Authorized Version. (b.c. before 1725.)
See also
Relatives
Judah Son-In-Law
Bath-shua Daughter
Er Grandson
Onan Grandson
Shelah Grandson