Genesis 36:38

38 When Shaul died, Baal-hanan son of Achbor ruled in his place.

Genesis 36:38 Meaning and Commentary

Genesis 36:38

And Saul died
About A. M. 2325;

and Baalhanan the son of Achbor reigned in his stead:
whose name, inverted, is observed by Grotius to be the same with Hannibal; it signifies a gracious lord or king.

Genesis 36:38 In-Context

36 When Hadad died, Samlah from Masrekah ruled in his place.
37 When Samlah died, Shaul from Rehoboth-on-the-River ruled in his place.
38 When Shaul died, Baal-hanan son of Achbor ruled in his place.
39 When Baal-hanan son of Achbor died, Hadar ruled in his place. His city was Pau, and his wife's name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred daughter of Me-zahab.
40 These are the names of Esau's chiefs, according to their families and their localities, by their names: Chiefs Timna, Alvah, Jetheth,