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Uz (son of Dishan)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Uz, Son of Dishan
Uz, Son of Dishan (עוּץ‎, uts). A descendant of Seir the Horite (Gen 36:28; 1 Chr 1:42).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Huz
Huz. kjv rendering of Uz, Nahor’s son, in Genesis 22:21.See Uz (Person) #2.
Uz (Person)
Uz (Person). 1. Aram’s firstborn son and a descendant of Shem (Gn 10:23). In the parallel passage in 1 Chronicles 1:17, Uz is linked directly to Shem without mention of Aram. He is perhaps the forefather of the Aramaean nation situated in the Damascene and Syrian desert regions.2. Firstborn son of Abraham’s
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Uz
3. Son of Dishan and grandson of Seir the Horite (Gen. 36:28; 1 Ch. 1:42); one of the early inhabitants of Edom. (See also Uz [land] below.)N. J. OpperwallW. S. LaSor
Uz
Uz uz [Heb. ʿûṣ]; AV also HUZ (Gen. 22:21). The name of three persons (tribes): two Arameans (1, 2) and one Edomite (3).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Huz
HUZ* kjv rendering of Uz, Nahor’s son, in Genesis 22:21. See Uz (Person) #2.
Uz (Person)
UZ (Person)1. Aram’s firstborn son and a descendant of Shem (Gn 10:23). In the parallel passage in 1 Chronicles 1:17, Uz is linked directly to Shem without mention of Aram. He is perhaps the forefather of the Aramean nation situated in the Syrian desert regions.2. Firstborn son of Abraham’s brother
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Uz
Uz (uhz).1 The son of Aram and grandson of Shem (Gen. 10:23). In 1 Chron. 1:17, Uz is listed as a “son” (probably meaning “descendant”) of Shem.2 The son of Nahor and Milcah and brother of Buz (Gen. 22:21). Nahor was Abraham’s brother.3 The son of Dishan and brother of Aran the Horite (Gen. 36:28;
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Huz
HUZ. The eldest son of Nahor by his wife Milcah (Gen 22:21). He is called Uz in the ASV and RSV. See Uz.
Uz
UZ. Three men in the Bible are named Uz.1. The oldest son of Nahor (Gen 22:21, RSV; Huz in KJV).2. Grandson of Seir (Gen 36:28; 1 Chr 1:42).3. Son of Aram in the Table of Nations (Gen 10:23). Thus the name is of an ancient Aramaic tribe, probably the same as the Ausitai who lived in the desert W of
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Uz
UZ. 1. Son of Aram and grandson of Shem (Gn. 10:23). In 1 Ch. 1:17 Uz (Heb. ‘ûṣ, perhaps related to Arab. ‘Awḍ, the name of a deity) is named among the sons, i.e. descendants, of Shem. 2. Son of Nahor and Milcah and brother of Buz (Gn. 22:21, where av reads Huz). 3. Son of Dishan and grandson of Seir,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Uz (Person)
Uz (Heb. ʿûṣ) (PERSON)1. A son of Aram and grandson of Shem (Gen. 10:23). At 1 Chr. 1:17 he is called a son of Shem.2. A son of Milcah and Nahor, Abraham’s brother (Gen. 22:21).3. A son (or descendant) of the Horite chief Dishan (Gen. 36:28 = 1 Chr. 1:42). The name may represent a clan or similar
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Huz
Huz (light, sandy soil), the eldest son of Nahor and Milcah. Gen. 22:21. (b.c. about 1900.)
Uz
Uz (wooded).1. A son of Aram, Gen. 10:23; 1 Chron. 1:17, and consequently a grandson of Shem. (b.c. 2400–2300.)2. A son of Nahor by Milcah. Gen. 22:21; Authorized Version, Huz. (b.c. about 1900.)3. A son of Dishan, and grandson of Scir. Gen. 36:28. (b.c. after 1800.)4. The country in which Job lived.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Uz
UZ (ūz).1. A son of Aram (Gen. 10:23; 1 Chron. 1:17), and a grandson of Shem.2. A son of Nahor, by Milcah (Gen. 22:21; KJV, “Huz”).3. A son of Dishan, and grandson of Seir (Gen. 36:28).4. The land of Uz was the country in which Job lived (Job 1:1). The LXX renders it en chōra tē ˒Ausitidi, and
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Uz
Uzfertile land. (1.) The son of Aram, and grandson of Shem (Gen. 10:23; 1 Chr. 1:17).(2.) One of the Horite “dukes” in the land of Edom (Gen. 36:28).(3.) The eldest son of Nahor, Abraham’s brother (Gen. 22:21, R.V.).
See also
Relatives
Dishan Father
Aran Brother
Ezer Uncle
Amalek Cousin
Dishan Uncle
Hori Cousin
Seir Grandfather
Shobal Uncle
Zibeon Uncle
Timna Aunt
Anah Cousin
Anah Uncle
Aiah Cousin
Lotan Uncle
Hemam Cousin
Onam Cousin
Dishan Cousin
Hemdan Cousin
Bilhan Cousin
Ebal Cousin
Akan Cousin
Manahath Cousin
Shepho Cousin
Alvan Cousin
Ithran Cousin
Zaavan Cousin
Cheran Cousin
Eshban Cousin