The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ziphion, Son of Gad
Ziphion, Son of Gad (צִפְיוֹן‎, tsiphyon). The ancestor of the Zephonites (Gen 46:16). One of the sons of Jacob’s son Gad. Called Zephon (צְפוֹן‎, tsephon) in Num 26:15.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ziphion (Person)
ZIPHION (PERSON) [Heb ṣipyôn (צִפְיֹון‎)]. ZEPHONITES. The oldest son of Gad (Gen 46:16). He was the grandson of Jacob and Zilpah, the maid whom Laban gave to his daughter Leah on the occasion of Leah’s marriage to Jacob (Gen 29:24). Ziphion’s name is included in the record of Jacob’s family which descended
Zephon (Person)
ZEPHON (PERSON) [Heb ṣĕpôn (צְפֹון)]. Var. ZIPHION. ZEPHONITE. The first of seven sons of Gad listed in the second census taken by Moses in the wilderness (Num 26:15). He is the ancestor of the tribe of the Zephonites. In the related genealogy in Genesis 46 (Gen 46:16), and also in Jub. 44:20, his
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ziphion. Alternate spelling of Zephon, Gad’s firstborn son, in Genesis 46:16.See Zephon.
Zephon (Zephonite)
Zephon (Zephonite). Firstborn son of Gad and the father of the Zephonite family (Nm 26:15); alternately called Ziphion in Genesis 46:16.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ziphion zifʹē-ən [Heb. ṣip̱yōn]. First son of Gad (Gen. 46:16). The Sam Pent and LXX support the reading “Zephon,” which occurs at Nu. 26:15.
Zephon zēʹfon [Heb. ep̱ôn < ṣāp̱â—‘watch’ (?)]; ZEPHONITES zẹ̄t’f̣ie-nits [Heb. haṣṣep̱ônî]. The oldest son of Gad (called Ziphion in Gen. 46:16) and the family descended from him (Nu. 26:15).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ZEPHON Firstborn son of Gad and the father of the Zephonite family (Gn 46:16; Nm 26:15).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ZEPHON. son of Gad and founder of the tribe of Zephonites (Num 26:15). In Gen 46:16 he is called Ziphion.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ziphion (Heb. ṣip̱yôn) (also ZEPHON)The firstborn son of Gad, grandson of Jacob and Zilpah (Gen. 46:16); called Zephon at Num. 26:15.
Zephon (Heb. ṣĕp̱ôn) (also ZIPHION)The eldest son of Gad; ancestor of the Zephonites (Num. 26:15). At Gen. 46:16 his name is given as Ziphion.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ziphion [zĭfˊĭ ən] (Heb. ṣip̱yôn). The firstborn son of Gad (Gen. 46:16; NIV “Zephon”). At Num. 26:15 he is called Zephon.
Zephon ]zēˊfŏn] (Heb. ṣeep̱ôn “expectation”). The eldest son of Gad, ancestor of the Zephonites (Num. 26:15). At Gen. 46:16 his name is given as Ziphion.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ze´phon (watch), the son of Gad, Num. 26:15, and ancestor of the family of the Zephonites. Called Ziphion in Gen. 46:16. (b.c. 1706.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
ZE´PHON (zeʹfon; “watching, expectation”). The first of the seven sons of Gad (Num. 26:15); progenitor of the Zephonites.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
ZIPHION [ZIFF ih on] — a son of Gad (Gen. 46:16), also called Zephon (Num. 26:15).
ZEPHON [ZEE fun] — one of the seven sons of Gad and founder of a tribal family, the Zephonites (Num. 26:15). He is also called Ziphion (Gen. 46:16).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ZIPHION<zif’-i-on> (צִפְיוִן[tsiphyon], “gaze” (?) (BDB)): A “son” of Gad (Gen 46:16) = “Zephon” of Nu 26:15.See ZAPHON; ZEPHONITES.
See also
Gad Father
Eri Brother
Areli Brother
Shuni Brother
Haggi Brother
Ezbon Brother
Arodi Brother
Ozni Brother
Zephon Brother
Jacob Grandfather
Joseph Uncle
Judah Uncle
Reuben Uncle
Benjamin Uncle
Levi Uncle
Simeon Uncle
Asher Uncle
Zebulun Uncle
Issachar Uncle
Naphtali Uncle
Dan Uncle
Manasseh Cousin
Ephraim Cousin
Zerah Cousin
Dinah Aunt
Perez Cousin
Jochebed Cousin
Merari Cousin
Kohath Cousin
Er Cousin
Gershon Cousin
Onan Cousin
Shelah Cousin
Zilpah Grandmother
Saul Cousin
Carmi Cousin
Hezron Cousin
Jamin Cousin
Jachin Cousin
Nemuel Cousin
Pallu Cousin
Zohar Cousin
Bela Cousin
Beriah Cousin
Tola Cousin
Ishvi Cousin
Imnah Cousin
Shillem Cousin
Guni Cousin
Enoch Cousin
Jashub Cousin
Puvah Cousin
Elon Cousin
Huppim Cousin
Shimron Cousin
Ashbel Cousin
Hushim Cousin
Ohad Cousin
Jezer Cousin
Jahzeel Cousin
Sered Cousin
Ahiram Cousin
Serah Cousin
Gera Cousin
Shobal Cousin
Becher Cousin
Ishvah Cousin
Rosh Cousin
Ard Cousin
Muppim Cousin
Jahleel Cousin
Ehi Cousin
Eliab Cousin
Jediael Cousin
Jarib Cousin
Rapha Cousin
Nohah Cousin
Bohan Cousin
Aharah Cousin
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