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Zimran
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Zimran, Son of Abraham
Zimran, Son of Abraham (זִמְרָן‎, zimran). First son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen 25:2; 1 Chr 1:32).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Zimran (Person)
ZIMRAN (PERSON) [Heb zimrān (זִמְרָן)]. A clan name mentioned in the genealogy of Abraham and his wife Keturah in Gen 25:2 and in the parallel genealogical list in 1 Chr 1:32. Zimran is described as the first of Keturah’s six sons. No clear regional identification has been made with this name, although
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Zimran
Zimran. One of the sons of Abraham by Keturah (Gn 25:2; 1 Chr 1:32). Unlike the other sons of Abraham by Keturah, there is little evidence that Zimran is associated with a later tribal group. While efforts have been made to link Zimran with the Zimri of Jeremiah 25:25 or with the Zamereni, little consensus
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Zimran
Zimran zimʹran [Heb. zimrān]. A son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:2; 1 Ch. 1:32), understood as a gentilic for a tribe or region by that name. Since the other names in Gen. 25:2–4 are probably to be located in Arabia, this is a likely place for Zimran. LXX B of 1 Ch. 1:32 reads Gk. Zembran, possibly
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Zimran
ZIMRAN One of the sons of Abraham by Keturah (Gn 25:2; 1 Chr 1:32). Unlike the other sons of Abraham by Keturah, there is little evidence that Zimran is associated with a later tribal group.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Zimran
Zimran (zim´ran), a son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:2; 1 Chron. 1:32). The name may be connected with a tribe later identified as living in Arabia, possibly at a place along the east shore of the Red Sea west of Mecca.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Zimran
ZIMRAN. The first son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen 25:2; 1 Chr 1:32), and probably the ancestor of an Arabian tribe, possibly the Zimri of Jer 25:25. The name may be recognized in Zambran, a town W of Mecca on the Red Sea (Ptolemy vi. 7.5) and/or in Zamareni, an Arabian tribe (Pliny, Natural History,
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Zimran
ZIMRAN (Heb. zimrān, meaning uncertain). Possibly derives from zimrâ, ‘song, fame’, thus ‘the celebrated one’, i.e. in song or fame. Alternatively, it may derive from zemer, ‘mountain-sheep or goat’. A son of Abraham by the concubine Keturah (Gn. 25:2; 1 Ch. 1:32).J. D. Douglas
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Zimran
Zimran (Heb. zimrān)The first son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:2; 1 Chr. 1:32); ancestor of an Arabian clan.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Zimran
Zimran [zĭmˊrăn] (Heb. zimrīn). The first son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:2 1 Chr 1:32)
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Zimran
Zim´ran (celebrated), the eldest son of Keturah. Gen. 25:2; 1 Chron. 1:32. His descendants are not mentioned, nor is any hint given that he was the founder of a tribe. (b.c. 1855.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Zimran
ZIM´RAN (zimʹran; probably “antelope”). The eldest son of Keturah and Abraham (Gen. 25:2; 1 Chron. 1:32). His descendants have not been positively identified.
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