(zuhr) Personal name meaning, “rock.” 1. Midianite tribal chief (Numbers 25:15 NIV) whose daughter, Cozbi, was killed along with an Israelite man by Phinehas. Zur was later killed in a battle Moses led (Numbers 31:7-8). 2. King Saul's uncle (1 Chronicles 8:30;
1 Chronicles 9:36).
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