The term "son" is used in Scripture language to imply almost any kind of descent or succession, as ben shanah , "son of a year," i.e. a year old; ben kesheth , "son of a bow," i.e. an arrow. The word bar is often found in the New Testament in composition, as Bar-timaeus.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Son'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".