Zur

Zur [N] [H] [S]

rock.

  • One of the five Midianite kings whom the Israelites defeated and put to death ( Numbers 31:8 ).

  • A Benjamite ( 1 Chronicles 8:30 ).

    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.

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    Bibliography Information

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

  • Zur [N] [E] [S]

    stone; rock; that besieges
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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    Bibliography Information

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

    Zur [N] [E] [H]

    (a rock ).

    1. Father of Cozbi, ( Numbers 25:15 ) and one of the five princes of Midian who were slain by the Israelites when Balaam fell. ( Numbers 31:8 ) (B.C. 1451.)
    2. Son of Jehiel, the founder of Gideon. ( 1 Chronicles 8:30 ; 9:36 ), (B.C. after 1445.)

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

    ZUR

    zur (tsur "rock"):

    (1) A prince or chief (Numbers 25:15; 31:8) of Midian, father of the woman slain with Zimri by Phinehas. Joshua 13:21 describes him as one of the princes of Sihon, but the reference there is regarded as a gloss.

    (2) An inhabitant of Gibeon (1 Chronicles 8:30; 9:36), to be connected probably, according to Curtis, with "Zeror" of 1 Samuel 9:1.


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