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Zibeon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Zibeon, Son of Seir
Zibeon, Son of Seir (צִבְעוֹן‎, tsiv'on). A Horite chief. Ancestor of Oholibamah, Esau’s wife. Father of Anah (Gen 36:14, 20, 24, 29; 1 Chr 1:38–40). He is listed as a Hivite in Gen 36:2.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Zibeon (Person)
ZIBEON (PERSON) [Heb ṣibʿôn (צִבְעֹון‎)]. 1. A clan name in the genealogy of Seir the Horite in Gen 36:20, 24, 29. Zibeon is listed as the third of four sons of Seir in these passages as well as in the parallel genealogy in 1 Chr 1:38, 40. He was the father of two sons, Aiah and Amah, and served as
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Zibeon
Zibeon. Ancestor of Oholibamah, the Canaanite wife of Esau (Gn 36:2, 14). He is listed as a Hivite in Genesis 36:2, but is probably the same as Zibeon the son of Seir the Horite (vv 20, 29; 1 Chr 1:38). Possibly “Hivite” designated his tribal affiliation, while “Horite” indicated the fact that he dwelt
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Zibeon
Zibeon zibʹē-ən [Heb. ṣiḇʿôn—‘hyena’]. Third son of Seir, and father of Aiah and Anah; a Horite clan chief (Gen. 36:2, 14, 20, 24, 29; 1 Ch. 1:38, 40). The MT calls him a “Hivite” in Gen. 36:2; this should be emended to read “Horite” (cf. NEB) with vv 20, 29 (see Hivites; Horites). In vv 2, 14 the
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Zibeon
ZIBEON Ancestor of Oholibamah, the Canaanite wife of Esau (Gn 36:2, 14). He is listed as a Hivite in Genesis 36:2 but is probably the same as Zibeon the son of Seir the Horite (Gn 36:20, 29; 1 Chr 1:38). Possibly “Hivite” designated his tribal affiliation, while “Horite” indicated the fact that he dwelt
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Zibeon
Zibeon (zib´ee-uhn), the son of Seir the Horite and a chieftain of the Horites (Gen. 36:20, 29). He is identified as the ancestor of Esau’s wife (36:2), which establishes a relationship between the Horites and the Edomites. The reference to Zibeon as a Hivite in 36:2 is regarded as a textual error, since
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Zibeon
ZIBEON. son of Seir;. chieftain of the Horites, native inhabitants of Edom (Gen 36:20, 24, 29; 1 Chr 1:38, 40). He is probably the same as Zibeon the Hivite, grandfather of Aholibamah, one of Esau’s wives (Gen 36:2, 14). In Heb. the spelling of Hivite and Horite is similar, and some scholars think the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Zibeon
Zibeon (Heb. ṣiḇʿôn)1. The father of Anah and the grandfather of Oholibamah, Esau’s wife (Gen. 36:14; called a Hivite at v. 2).2. A Horite clan chief, the third son of Seir (Gen. 36:20, 24, 29; 1 Chr. 2:38, 40).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Zibeon
Zibeon [zĭbˊĭ ən] (Heb. ṣiḇ˓ôn “hyena”). The father of Anah, and the grandfather of Oholibamah, Esau’s wife (Gen. 36:14; called a Hivite at v. 2). He is probably the same as Zibeon the Horite clan chief and third son of Seir (vv. 20, 24, 29; 1 Chr. 1:38, 40); the Horites dwelt in Edom, the
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Zibeon
Zib´eon (robber), father of Anah, whose daughter Aholibamah was Esau’s wife. Gen. 36:2. (b.c. 1797.) Although called a Hivite, he is probably the same as Zibeon the son of Seir the Horite. vs. 20, 24, 29; 1 Chron. 1:38, 40.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Zibeon
ZIB´EON (zibʹe-un). Father of Anah, whose daughter Oholibamah was Esau’s wife (Gen. 36:2). Although called a Hivite, he is probably the same as Zibeon, the son of Seir, the Horite (36:20, 24, 29; 1 Chron. 1:38, 40).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Zibeon
Zibeonrobber; or dyed. (1.) A Hivite (Gen. 36:2).(2.) A Horite, and son of Seir (Gen. 36:20).
See also
Relatives
Seir Father
Ezer Brother
Dishan Brother
Dishan Brother
Shobal Brother
Anah Brother
Lotan Brother
Timna Sister
Anah Son
Aiah Son
Oholibamah Granddaughter
Amalek Nephew
Hori Nephew
Hemam Nephew
Onam Nephew
Dishan Nephew
Hemdan Nephew
Bilhan Nephew
Ebal Nephew
Uz Nephew
Akan Nephew
Manahath Nephew
Shepho Nephew
Alvan Nephew
Ithran Nephew
Aran Nephew
Zaavan Nephew
Cheran Nephew
Eshban Nephew
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