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Ahira

Ahira [N] [H] [S]

brother of evil = unlucky, or my brother is friend, chief of the tribe of Naphtali at the Exodus ( Numbers 1:15 ; 2:29 ).

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
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

Ahira [N] [E] [S]

brother of iniquity; brother of the shepherd
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Ahira'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Ahira [N] [E] [H]

(brother of evil , i.e. unlucky ), Chief of the tribe of Naphtali. ( Numbers 1:15 ; 2:29 ; Numbers 7:78 Numbers 7:83 ; 10:27 )


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

Bibliography Information

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

AHIRA

a-hi'-ra ('achira`, "brother of evil," or, "my brother is evil"):

A man of Naphtali, contemporary with Moses. He is five times mentioned as the son of Enan. He was the representative of his tribe who assisted Moses in the census (Numbers 1:15). He was the hereditary "prince" of the tribe; he made the tribal offering (Numbers 2:29; 7:78; compare Numbers 7:83), and was commander of the tribal host when on the march (Numbers 10:27).


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'AHIRA'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.