Hemdan [N]

(pleasant ), the eldest son of Dishon, son of Anah the Horite. ( Genesis 36:26 ) [AMRAM, 2] (B.C. about 1500.)

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Hemdan'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.


hem'-dan (chemdan, "pleasant"):

A descendant of Seir, the Horite (Genesis 36:26). Wrongly translated "Amram" by the King James Version in 1 Chronicles 1:41 (the Revised Version (British and American) "Hamran"), where the transcribers made an error in one vowel and one consonant, writing (chamran), instead of (chemdan).

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