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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Hur

A hole, as of a viper, etc.

  • A son of Caleb (1 Chronicles 2:19,50; 4:1,4; Compare 2 Chronicles 1:5).

  • The husband of Miriam, Moses' sister (Exodus 17:10-12). He was associated with Aaron in charge of the people when Moses was absent on Sinai (Exodus 24:14). He was probably of the tribe of Judah, and grandfather of Bezaleel (Exodus 31:2; 35:30; 1 Chronicles 2:19).

  • One of the five princes of Midian who were defeated and slain by the Israelites under the command of Phinehas (Numbers 31:8).


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    These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for 'Hur'". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".
    <http://classic.studylight.org/dic/ebd/view.cgi?number=T1847>. 1897.