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Hur

Hur [N] [H]

a hole, as of a viper, etc.

  • A son of Caleb ( 1 Chronicles 2:19 1 Chronicles 2:50 ; 1 Chronicles 4:1 1 Chronicles 4:4 ; Compare 2 Chronicles 1:5 ).

  • The husband of Miriam, Moses' sister ( Exodus 17:10-12 ). He was associated with Aaron in charge of the people when Moses was absent on Sinai ( Exodus 24:14 ). He was probably of the tribe of Judah, and grandfather of Bezaleel ( Exodus 31:2 ; 35:30 ; 1 Chronicles 2:19 ).

  • One of the five princes of Midian who were defeated and slain by the Israelites under the command of Phinehas ( Numbers 31:8 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Hur". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .