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Nun

Nun [H] [S]

Beyond the fact that he was the father of Joshua nothing more is known of him ( Exodus 33:11 ).

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.

[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 Nun". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Nun [E] [S]

same as Non
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[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 'Nun'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Nun [E] [H]

(fish , or posterity ), the father of the Jewish captain Joshua. ( Exodus 33:11 ) etc. His genealogical descent from Ephraim is recorded in ( 1 Chronicles 7:1 ) ... (B.C. before 1530.)


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

NUN (1)

noon ("n"):

The 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet; transliterated in this Encyclopedia as "n". It came also to be used for the number 50.

See ALPHABET, for name, etc.


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

NUN (2)

nun (nun "fish," derivative meaning "fecundity"):

Father of Joshua (referred to thus 29 t) (Exodus 33:11; Numbers 11:28, etc.; 1 Chronicles 7:27, margin "Non"; Sirach 46:1, margin "Nave").


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

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