Zohar

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible [1]

Zohar . 1 . Father of Ephron the Hittite (  Genesis 23:8;   Genesis 25:19 ). 2 . A Simeonite family (  Genesis 46:10 ,   Exodus 6:15 ); called in   Numbers 26:15 and   1 Chronicles 4:24   Zechariah 3  Zechariah 3  Zechariah 3 . A Judahite family, according to the KÄ•rç of   1 Chronicles 4:7 , which was followed in AV [Note: Authorized Version.] of 1611. The KÄ•thîbh is incorrectly reproduced in modern edd. of AV [Note: Authorized Version.] as ‘ Jezoar ,’ and in RV [Note: Revised Version.] as ‘ Izhar.

Easton's Bible Dictionary [2]

  • One of the sons of Simeon ( Genesis 46:10;  Exodus 6:15 ).

    Copyright Statement These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., DD Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Zohar'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/z/zohar.html. 1897.

  • Smith's Bible Dictionary [3]

    Zo'har. (Light).

    1. Father of Ephron, the Hittite.  Genesis 23:8;  Genesis 25:9. (B.C. Before 1860).

    2. One of the sons of Simeon  Genesis 46:10;  Exodus 6:15 called Zerah in  1 Chronicles 4:24.

    Holman Bible Dictionary [4]

     Genesis 23:8 Genesis 25:9 2 Genesis 46:10 Exodus 6:15 Numbers 26:13 1 Chronicles 4:24 3 1 Chronicles 4:24

    Morrish Bible Dictionary [5]

    1. Father of Ephron the Hittite.  Genesis 23:8;  Genesis 25:9 .

    2. Son of Simeon.   Genesis 46:10;  Exodus 6:15 . Called ZERAH in  Numbers 26:13;  1 Chronicles 4:24 .

    Fausset's Bible Dictionary [6]

    1.  Genesis 25:9).

    2.  Exodus 6:15)

    American Tract Society Bible Dictionary [7]

    A Hittie,  Genesis 23:8 . Also a son of Simeon,  Genesis 38:30 , and a descendant of Judah,  1 Chronicles 4:7 .

    Webster's Dictionary [8]

    (n.) A Jewish cabalistic book attributed by tradition to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, who lived about the end of the 1st century, a. d. Modern critics believe it to be a compilation of the 13th century.

    Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [9]

    (Heb. Tso'char, צֹחִר , Light; Sept.. Σαάρ ) , the name of two or three men.

    1. The father of Ephron the Hittite, from which latter Abraham purchased the cave of Machpelah ( Genesis 23:8;  Genesis 25:9). B.C. ante 2026.

    2. Last named but one of the six sons of Simeon (Genesis 46, 10;  Exodus 6:15); elsewhere ( 1 Chronicles 4:24) called ZERAIT (See Zerait) (q.v.).

    3. A marginal reading in  1 Chronicles 4:7 for JEZOAR (Heb. rather Yitschar', יצחר , which [as usual] takes the pointing of the Keri וַצַחִר And Zohar; the A.V. of 1611 has Zoar"), second named of the three sons of Helah of the tribe of Judah. B.C. post 1618.

    International Standard Bible Encyclopedia [10]

    zō´har ( צחר , cōḥar , meaning uncertain):

    (1) Father of Ephron the Hittite ( Genesis 23:8;  Genesis 25:9 ).

    (2) "Son" of Simeon ( Genesis 46:10;  Exodus 6:15 ) = "Zerah" of  Numbers 26:13;  1 Chronicles 4:24 . See Zerah , 4.

    (3) In  1 Chronicles 4:7 , where the Ḳerē is "and cōḥar " for the Kethı̄bh is yicḥar , the Revised Version (British and American) "Izhar," the King James Version wrongly "Jezoar."

    Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature [11]

    Zohar, 1

    Zo´har (whiteness), a son of Simeon [ZERAH].

    Zohar, 2

    Zohar, the father of Ephron the Hittite (; ).

    Zohar, 3

    Zohar (in Keri; in Chetib, Jezoar), a descendant of Judah ().

    The Nuttall Encyclopedia [12]

    A Jewish book of cabalistic commentaries on the Old Testament.

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