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Shual (son of Ziphah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shual, Son of Zophah
Shual, Son of Zophah (שׁוּעָל‎, shu'al). A descendant of Asher through Zophah and thus a member of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr 7:36).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shual (Person)
SHUAL (PERSON) [Heb šûʿāl (שׁוּעָל)]. A descendant of Asher in the segmented tribal genealogy in 1 Chr 7:30–40. The name appears in v 36 as the son of Zophah, as a fifth-generation descendant of the eponymous tribal ancestor Asher. It derives from the root šʿl and means “fox, jackal.”In the context
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shual
Shual shoo̅ʹəl [Heb. šûʿāl]. Third son of Zophah, an Asherite (1 Ch. 7:36).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shual
Shual (shoo´uhl; Heb., perhaps “fox” or “jackal”).1 A territory against which Philistine raiders moved in the time of King Saul (eleventh century bce; 1 Sam. 13:17). Its association with Ophrah suggests a northerly location for the Philistine camp at Michmash.2 A son of Zophah from the tribe of Asher
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shual
SHUAL1. The third of eleven sons of Zophah, an Asherite (1 Chr 7:36).2. The “land of Shual” (1 Sam 13:17) was a region near Ophrah to which the first of three marauding companies of Philistines from Michmash went. Although this region has not been definitely identified, possibly it was N of Michmash
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shual
Shual (Heb. šûʿāl) (PERSON)A son of Zophah of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:36). The name may represent a clan or place.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shual (Person)
SHUAL [shōōˊəl] (Heb. šû˓āl “fox”) (PERSON). A son of Zophah of the tribe of Asher (1 Chr. 7:36).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shual
Shu´al (a jackal), son of Zophah, an Asherite. 1 Chron. 7:36. (b.c. after 1445.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shual
SHU´AL (shūʹal; “fox, jackal”).1. The third named of the eleven sons of Zophah (1 Chron. 7:36).2. The “land of Shual” (1 Sam. 13:17) is named as invaded by one of the marauding companies of Philistines; probably five or six miles NE from Bethel in Benjamin. It has not been identified.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Shual
ShualShual (sho̅o̅ʹuhl; Heb., ‘fox’ or ‘jackal’?). 1 A territory (one of three) against which Philistine raiders moved in the time of King Saul (eleventh century b.c.; 1 Sam. 13:17). Its association with Ophrah suggests a northerly location for the Philistine camp at Michmash. 2 A portion of the Asherite
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Harnepher Brother
Beri Brother
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Beera Brother
Hod Brother
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Helem Grandfather
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