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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) The brother of one's husband or wife; also, the husband of one's sister; sometimes, the husband of one's wife's sister.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia


Strong's Hebrew
5177. Nachshon -- brother-in-law of Aaron
... 5176, 5177. Nachshon. 5178 . brother-in-law of Aaron. Transliteration: Nachshon
Phonetic Spelling: (nakh-shone') Short Definition: Nahshon. ...
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2992. yabam -- to perform the duty of a husband's brother
... Word Origin denominative verb from yabam Definition to perform the duty of a husband's
brother NASB Word Usage duty as a brother-in-law (1), husband's brother ...
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2993. yabam -- husband's brother
... husband's brother. From (the orig. Of) yabam; a brother-in-law -- husband's brother.
see HEBREW yabam. 2992, 2993. yabam. 2994 . Strong's Numbers.
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Concerning the Dispute Between Constantine and Licinius his ...
... Book I. Chapter VII."Concerning the Dispute between Constantine and Licinius his
Brother-In-Law about the Christians, and how Licinius was conquered by Force ...
/.../chapter vii concerning the dispute between.htm

Symeon Rules the Church of Jerusalem after James.
... [696] Hegesippus, quoted below in Bk. IV. chap. 22, calls Clopas the uncle of the
Lord, which would make him of course the brother or brother-in-law of Joseph. ...
/.../pamphilius/church history/chapter xi symeon rules the church.htm

Affairs in the West
... The Goths chose Ataulph, the brave and beautiful brother-in-law of Alaric, as their
new king, elevating him on their shields immediately after the burial of ...
/.../chapter lxx affairs in the.htm

The Continuation of the Story
... Mrs. Hsi was in Chaocheng seeking to help the women in their troubles, when news
reached her that her brother-in-law, Elder Si, was stabbed by one of the local ...
/.../the fulfilment of a dream of pastor hsis/chapter iv the continuation of.htm

Chapter xxxviii
... die. Then Judah said to Onan, go in unto thy brother's wife and marry her
as brother-in-law, and raise up spring to thy brother. ...
/.../leupold/exposition of genesis volume 1/chapter xxxviii.htm

The virgin Mother to Her Child
... Thou hast put it on. The scent of her brother-in-law slunk from Tamar,
whose perfume she had stolen. As for Joseph's Bride, not ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn xi the virgin mother.htm

... This is improbable: not so much because the marriage was not strictly levirate,
since neither Boaz nor the kinsman was the brother-in-law of Ruth"it would be ...
// to the old testament/ruth.htm

The Personal History of Herod - the Two Worlds in Jerusalem.
... When obeying the summons of Antony, Herod had committed the government to his uncle
Joseph, who was also his brother-in-law, having wedded Salome, the sister ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter ii the personal history.htm

How the Province of the Midland Angles Became Christian under King ...
... even though he should not obtain the maiden; being chiefly prevailed on to receive
the faith by King Oswy's son Alchfrid, who was his brother-in-law and friend ...
/.../bede/bedes ecclesiastical history of england/chap xxi how the province.htm

About this Same Time, Judah, the Son of Jacob...
... upon the earth. Then Thamar, assuming the garb of a harlot, united with
her brother-in-law, and bore him two sons. But when she ...
/.../severus/life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter xi about this same.htm

Brotherinlaw. Brotherhood, Brotherinlaw. Brother-in-law . Int. ... See RELATIONSHIPS,
FAMILY. Brotherhood, Brotherinlaw. Brother-in-law . Reference Bible.
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Brother-in-law (5 Occurrences)
Brother-in-law. Brotherinlaw, Brother-in-law. Brother-in-law's . Noah Webster's
Dictionary ... Brotherinlaw, Brother-in-law. Brother-in-law's . Reference Bible
/b/brother-in-law.htm - 8k

Brother-in-law's (1 Occurrence)
Brother-in-law's. Brother-in-law, Brother-in-law's. Brotherly .
Multi-Version Concordance Brother-in-law's (1 Occurrence). ...
/b/brother-in-law's.htm - 6k

Hobab (3 Occurrences)
... Genesis 19:14, "son-in-law, " AV), and should be rendered "brother-in-law," as in
the RV His descendants followed Israel to Canaan (Numbers 10:29), and at ...
/h/hobab.htm - 10k

Kenite (9 Occurrences)
... Judges 1:16 The children of the Kenite, Moses' brother-in-law, went up out of the
city of palm trees with the children of Judah into the wilderness of Judah ...
/k/kenite.htm - 9k

Jethro (10 Occurrences)
... we must connect "Moses' father-in-law" in Numbers 10:29 immediately with "Reuel"
(the King James Version "Raguel"), and make Hobab the brother-in-law of Moses. ...
/j/jethro.htm - 17k

Brother (402 Occurrences)
... See also FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS. Dwight M. Pratt. HUSBAND'S BROTHER. (yabham,
"brother-in-law"; epigambreuo; Late Latin levir): He was required (Deuteronomy 25: ...
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Brotherhood (7 Occurrences)

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Brotherly (8 Occurrences)

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Husband's (19 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia HUSBAND'S BROTHER. (yabham, "brother-in-law";
epigambreuo; Late Latin levir): He was required (Deuteronomy 25:5-10 Matthew 22: ...
/h/husband's.htm - 13k

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Brother-in-law (5 Occurrences)

Genesis 38:8
Then Judah said to Onan, Go in to thy brother's wife, and fulfil to her the brother-in-law's duty, and raise up seed to thy brother.

Deuteronomy 25:5
If brothers are living together and one of them, at his death, has no son, the wife of the dead man is not to be married outside the family to another man: let her husband's brother go in to her and make her his wife, doing as it is right for a brother-in-law to do.

Deuteronomy 25:7
And if the man like not to take his brother's wife, then his brother's wife shall go up to the gate unto the elders, and say: 'My husband's brother refuseth to raise up unto his brother a name in Israel; he will not perform the duty of a husband's brother unto me.'
(See NIV)

Judges 1:16
The children of the Kenite, Moses' brother-in-law, went up out of the city of palm trees with the children of Judah into the wilderness of Judah, which is in the south of Arad; and they went and lived with the people.

Judges 4:11
Now Heber the Kenite had separated himself from the Kenites, even from the children of Hobab the brother-in-law of Moses, and had pitched his tent as far as the oak in Zaanannim, which is by Kedesh.



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