Hezron (1)


hez'-ron (chetsron, and chetsron; Septuagint Asron):

(1) A son of Reuben (Genesis 46:9; Exodus 6:14), and head of the family of the Hezronites (Numbers 26:6).

(2) A son of Perez, and grandson of Judah (Genesis 46:12; Numbers 26:21; 1 Chronicles 2:5,9,18,21,24,25; 4:1), a direct ancestor of David (Ruth 4:18). He appears also in the genealogy of our Lord (Esrom) (Matthew 1:3; Luke 3:33).

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