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Er

Er [N] [H]

(watchful ).

  1. First-born of Judah. Er "was wicked in the sight of the Lord; and the Lord slew him." ( Genesis 38:3-7 ; Numbers 26:19 )
  2. Descendant of Shelah the son of Judah. ( 1 Chronicles 4:21 )
  3. Son of Jose and father of Elmodam. ( Luke 3:28 )

[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

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Er'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.