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Bible Names H-M: Izhar


Izhar in Easton's Bible Dictionary oil, one of the sons of Kohath, and grandson of Levi (Ex. 6:18, 21; Num. 16:1).

Izhar in Fausset's Bible Dictionary Numbers 3:19; Numbers 3:27; Exodus 6:18; Exodus 6:21; Numbers 16:1. Amminadab is substituted by mistake in 1 Chronicles 6:22, as appears from 1 Chronicles 6:38. Head of one of the four Kohathite families (1 Chronicles 26:23;; 1 Chronicles 26:29).

Izhar in Naves Topical Bible -Son of Kohath Ex 6:18,21; 1Ch 6:2,18,38; 23:12,18

Izhar in Smiths Bible Dictionary (oil), son of Kohath grandson of Levi, uncle of Aaron and Moses and father of Korah. Ex 6:18,21; Nu 3:19; 16:1; 1Ch 6:2,18 (B.C. after 1490.) Izhar was the head of the family of the Izharites, 1Ch 24:22; 26:23 or Izeharites. Nu 3:27; 1Ch 26:23,29

Izhar in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE iz'-har (yitshar, "the shining one"): (1) The father of Korah (Nu 16:1), descended from a Kohathite Levite of this name, whose descendants formed a family, in the tribe of Levi (Ex 6:18,21; Nu 3:19,27; 1 Ch 6:18,38). (2) A descendant of Judah, whose mother's name was Helah. the American Revised Version margin gives the name Zohar (1 Ch 4:7).

Izhar in Wikipedia According to the Torah, Izhar (Hebrew: יִצְהָר, Modern Yits'har Tiberian Yiṣhār ; "(one who) sparkles"/oil[1]) was the father of Korah, Nepheg, and Zichri, and was a son of Kohath and grandson of Levi[2], consequently being the brother of Amram and uncle of Aaron, Miriam, and Moses[3]. No further details of his life are given by the Bible, and according to biblical scholars the genealogy for Levi's descendants is actually an aetiological myth, reflecting popular perception of the connections between different Levite factions[4]; textual scholars attribute the genealogy to the Book of Generations, a document originating from a similar religiopolitical group and date to the priestly source)[5]. Despite twice listing Izhar as being among the sons of Kohath[6][7], the Book of Chronicles subsequently goes on state, only a few verses later, that it was the (previously unmentioned) son of Kohath named Amminadab that became the father of Korah[8]. Later in the Book of Chronicles, Amminadab is given as the name of the leader of the Uzzielites[9], a clan which the biblical genealogy proclaims as being descended from Uzziel, Izhar's brother.

Izhar Scripture - 1 Chronicles 6:2 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel.

Izhar Scripture - Exodus 6:18 And the sons of Kohath; Amram, and Izhar, and Hebron, and Uzziel: and the years of the life of Kohath [were] an hundred thirty and three years.

Izhar Scripture - Numbers 16:1 Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took [men]:

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