Genesis 46:23

23 The son of Dan: Hushim.

Read Genesis 46:23 Using Other Translations

And the sons of Dan; Hushim.
The sons of Dan: Hushim.
The son of Dan was Hushim.

What does Genesis 46:23 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Genesis 46:23

And the sons of Dan, Hushim.
] He had but one son, wherefore the plural is put for the singular, see ( Genesis 46:7 Genesis 46:15 ) ; Aben Ezra thinks he had two sons, and that one of them was dead, and therefore not mentioned; but the other way best accounts for the expression; though, as Schmidt observes, the plural may be indefinitely put, and the sense be this, as for the sons of Dan, there was only one, whose name was Hushim. Dan was a son of Jacob by Bilhah, Rachel's maid, as the following was another.

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