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Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A descendant of Issachar and son of Puah who judged Israel for 23 years and was buried at Shamir (Judg 10:1–2).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tola. 1. One of the two sons of Issachar named among the 66 descendants of Jacob who accompanied him in the migration to Egypt to join Joseph (Gn 46:13); and the ancestor of the first of four families of the tribe of Issachar, as identified in the census of Israel undertaken by Moses and Eleazar (Nm
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
2. A judge from the tribe of Issachar; son of Puah and grandson of Dodo (Jgs. 10:1). He lived a Shamir in the hill country of Ephraim and was buried there after judging Israel for twenty-three years (v 2). In the succession of judges he is listed between Abimelech and Jair. The fact that Puah and Tola
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Tola (toh´luh; Heb., “crimson worm”).1 The first of the four sons of Issachar (Gen. 46:13; Num. 26:23; 1 Chron. 7:1–2; Jub. 44:16) and the ancestral head of the people known as Tolaites. Nothing further is known of the six sons of Tola listed in 1 Chron. 7:2.2 A judge (Judg. 10:1) described as a son
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
TO´LA (tōʹla; “a worm”).1. The eldest son of Issachar (Gen. 46:13; 1 Chron. 7:1). His six sons (7:2) became progenitors of the Tolaites (Num. 26:23), which numbered in David’s time 22,600 fighting men (1 Chron. 7:2).2. A judge of Israel. He was the son of Puah, of the tribe of Issachar. He succeeded