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Hezron

Hezron [N] [H] [S]

enclosed.

  • One of the sons of Reuben ( Genesis 46:9 ; Exodus 6:14 ).
  • The older of the two sons of Pharez ( Genesis 46:12 ).
  • A plain in the south of Judah, west of Kadesh-barnea ( Joshua 15:3 ).

    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 Hezron". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Hezron [N] [E] [S]

    the dart of joy; the division of the song
    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 'Hezron'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Hezron [N] [E] [H]

    (surrounded by a wall ).

    1. A son of Reuben. ( Genesis 46:9 ; Exodus 6:14 )
    2. A son of Pharez. ( Genesis 46:12 ; Ruth 4:18 )

    [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 'Hezron'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    HEZRON (1)

    hez'-ron (chetsron, and chetsron; Septuagint Asron):

    (1) A son of Reuben (Genesis 46:9; Exodus 6:14), and head of the family of the Hezronites (Numbers 26:6).

    (2) A son of Perez, and grandson of Judah (Genesis 46:12; Numbers 26:21; 1 Chronicles 2:5,9,18,21,24,25; 4:1), a direct ancestor of David (Ruth 4:18). He appears also in the genealogy of our Lord (Esrom) (Matthew 1:3; Luke 3:33).


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HEZRON (1)'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.  

    HEZRON (2)

    (chetsron, "enclosure"):

    On the South boundary of Judah between "Kadesh-barnea" and "Addar" (Joshua 15:3); in the parallel passage (Numbers 34:4) "Hazar-addar." The two places may have been near together. Conder suggests that the name survives in Jebel Hadhireh, a mountain Northwest of Petra in the Tih.


    Copyright Statement
    These files are public domain.

    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HEZRON (2)'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.