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Zerahites (descendants)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Zerahites, Descendants of Judah
Zerahites, Descendants of Judah (זַרְחִי‎, zarchiy). A branch of the tribe of Judah descended from Zerah (Num 26:20; Josh 7:17).
Zerahites, Descendants of Simeon
Zerahites, Descendants of Simeon (זַרְחִי‎, zarchiy). A branch of the tribe of Simeon descended from Simeon’s son Zerah, who is also called Zohar (Num 26:13).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Zarhite
Zarhite. 1. kjv rendering of Zerahite, a descendant of Zerah’s family in Simeon’s tribe, in Numbers 26:13.See Zerah #3.2. kjv rendering of Zerahite, a descendant of Zerah’s family in Judah’s tribe, in Numbers 26:20.See Zerah #2.
Zerahite
Zerahite. 1. Descendant of Zerah, Simeon’s son (Nm 26:13).See Zerah #3.2. Descendant of Zerah, Judah’s son by Tamar (v 20).See Zerah #2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Zerahites
Zerahites zerʹə-hīts [Heb. hazzarḥî]; AV ZARHITES; NEB ZARHITE FAMILY, CLAN (or FAMILY) OF ZERAH.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Zarhite
ZARHITE*1. kjv spelling of Zerahite, a descendant of Zerah’s family in Simeon’s tribe, in Numbers 26:13. See Zerah #3.2. kjv spelling of Zerahite, a descendant of Zerah’s family in Judah’s tribe, in Numbers 26:20. See Zerah #2.
Zerahite
ZERAHITE1. Descendant of Zerah, Simeon’s son (Nm 26:13). See Zerah #3.2. Descendant of Zerah, Judah’s son by Tamar (Nm 26:20). See Zerah #2. See also Izrahite.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Zerahites
Zerahites (zihr´uh-hits), the name of two tribal subgroups during the period of the wilderness wanderings, one belonging to the tribe of Simeon (Num. 26:13) and the other to the tribe of Judah (26:20). The association of the Zerahites with both Judah and Simeon probably reflects the fact that after the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Zarhites
ZARHITES. Descendants of the family of Zerah. There were two families of this name, one of the tribe of Simeon (Num 26:13) and the other of the tribe of Judah (Num 26:20; Josh 7:17). Two of the “mighty men” of David belonged to this family (1 Chr 27:11, 13).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Zerahites
Zerahites (Heb. zarḥɩ̂)A name referring to several groups mentioned in the OT. Most prominent are a Judahite clan, descended from Zerah, son of Judah by his daughter-in-law Tamar (Gen. 38:30; 1 Chr. 9:6; 27:11, 13; Neh. 11:24), and a Simeonite clan (Num. 26:13; 1 Chr. 4:24). The relationship between
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Zerahites
Zerahites [zĕrˊə hīts] (Heb. zarḥî). Two Israelite family groups, descendants of Zerah 4, a Simeonite (Num. 26:13; KJV “Zarhites”), and Zerah 3, a Judahite (v. 20). To the latter clan belonged Achan, who took booty from the fallen city of Jericho (Josh. 7:17–18), and Sibbecai and Maharai, two
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Zarhites the
Zar´hites, The, a branch of the tribe of Judah, descended from Zerah the son of Judah. Num. 26:13, 20; Josh. 7:17; 1 Chron. 27:11, 13.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Zerahites
ZER´AHITES (zerʹa-hīts). “Zarhites” in KJV. A branch of the tribe of Judah, descended from Zerah, the son of Judah (Num. 26:13, 20; Josh. 7:17; 1 Chron. 27:11, 13).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Zerahites
ZerahitesZerahites (zeeʹruh-hīts), the name of two clan groups during the period of the wilderness wanderings, one belonging to the tribe of Simeon (Num. 26:13) and the other to the tribe of Judah (Num. 26:20). The association of the Zerahites with both Judah and Simeon probably reflects the fact
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Zarhites
ZARHITES [ZAR heights] — the name of two families in the Old Testament:1. A family of Simeonites (Num. 26:13; Zerahites, NRSV).2. A family of Judahites (Num. 26:20; Zerahites, NRSV). Achan (Josh. 7:17) and two of David’s mighty men belonged to this family (1 Chr. 27:11).