Genesis 36:38

38 Shaul died, and Baal-hanan the son of Achbor reigned 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 Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah reigned in his place.
37 Samlah died, and Shaul of Rehoboth on the Euphrates reigned in his place.
38 Shaul died, and Baal-hanan the son of Achbor reigned in his place.
39 Baal-hanan the son of Achbor died, and Hadar reigned in his place, the name of his city being Pau; his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, daughter of Mezahab.
40 These are the names of the chiefs of Esau, according to their clans and their dwelling places, by their names: the chiefs Timna, Alvah, Jetheth,