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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Er

watchman

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Er

(watchful).

  1. First-born of Judah. Er "was wicked in the sight of the Lord; and the Lord slew him." (Genesis 38:3-7; Numbers 26:19)
  2. Descendant of Shelah the son of Judah. (1 Chronicles 4:21)
  3. Son of Jose and father of Elmodam. (Luke 3:28)
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The termination of many English words, denoting the agent; -- applied either to men or things; as in hater, farmer, heater, grater. At the end of names of places, -er signifies a man of the place; as, Londoner, i. e., London man.

2. (n.) A suffix used to form the comparative degree of adjectives and adverbs; as, warmer, sooner, lat(e)er, earl(y)ier.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ER

ar (`er, "watcher"; Er'):

(1) The eldest son of Judah, the son of Jacob, by Shua the Canaanite. Judah took for him a wife named Tamar. It is recorded that Er "was wicked in the sight of Yahweh; and Yahweh slew him" (Genesis 38:3, 6, 7; Genesis 46:12).

(2) "Er the father of Lecah" is mentioned among "the sons of Shelah the son of Judah" (1 Chronicles 4:21).

(3) An ancestor of Jesus in Luke's genealogy in the 7th generation before Zerubbabel (Luke 3:28).

Greek
2262. Er -- Er, an Israelite
... 2261, 2262. Er. 2263 . Er, an Israelite. Part of Speech: Proper Noun,
Indeclinable Transliteration: Er Phonetic Spelling: (ayr) Short ...
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4119. pleion -- more excellent, very great, many
... of polus; more in quantity, number, or quality; also (in plural) the major portion --
X above, + exceed, more excellent, further, (very) great(-er), long(-er ...
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748. archieratikos -- high-priestly
... high-priestly. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: archieratikos Phonetic
Spelling: (ar-khee-er-at-ee-kos') Short Definition: high priestly, to which the ...
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5247. huperoche -- a projection, eminence
... a projection, eminence. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: huperoche
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er-okh-ay') Short Definition: superiority, excellence ...
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5241. huperentugchano -- to intercede, to make petition for
... to intercede, to make petition for. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
huperentugchano Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er-en-toong-khan'-o) Short Definition: ...
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987. blasphemeo -- to slander, hence to speak lightly or profanely ...
... From blasphemos; to vilify; specially, to speak impiously -- (speak) blaspheme(-
er, -mously, -my), defame, rail on, revile, speak evil. see GREEK blasphemos. ...
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4905. sunerchomai -- to come together, by ext. to accompany
... to accompany. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: sunerchomai Phonetic Spelling:
(soon-er'-khom-ahee) Short Definition: I come or go with, accompany, assemble ...
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5246. huperogkos -- of excessive weight or size
... of excessive weight or size. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: huperogkos
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er'-ong-kos) Short Definition: immoderate, boastful ...
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4483 -- command, make, say, speak of.
... For certain tenses of which a prolonged form ereo (er-eh'-o) is used; and both as
alternate for epo; perhaps akin (or identical) with rheo (through the idea of ...
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492. antiparerchomai -- to pass by opposite to
... to pass by opposite to. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: antiparerchomai Phonetic
Spelling: (an-tee-par-er'-khom-ahee) Short Definition: I pass opposite ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6147. Er -- two men of Judah
... 6146, 6147. Er. 6148 . two men of Judah. Transliteration: Er Phonetic
Spelling: (ayr) Short Definition: Er. Word Origin from ur ...
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6287. p'er -- to go over the boughs
p'er. 6286, 6287. p'er. 6287a . to go over the boughs. Transliteration:
p'er Phonetic Spelling: (peh-ayr') Short Definition: beauty. ...
/hebrew/6287.htm - 5k

1988. halom -- hith-er
... 1987, 1988. halom. 1989 . hith-er. Transliteration: halom Phonetic Spelling:
(hal-ome') Short Definition: here. Word Origin a prim. ...
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1909. Hadadezer -- "Hadad is help(er)," an Aramean (Syrian) king
... Hadadezer. 1910 . "Hadad is help(er)," an Aramean (Syrian) king. Transliteration:
Hadadezer Phonetic Spelling: (had-ad-eh'-zer) Short Definition: Hadadezer. ...
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7311. rum -- to be high or exalted, rise
... literally or figuratively) -- bring up, exalt (self), extol, give, go up, haughty,
heave (up), (be, lift up on, make on, set up on, too) high(-er, one), hold up ...
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8482. tachti -- lower, lowest
... From tachath; lowermost; as noun (feminine plural) the depths (figuratively, a pit,
the womb) -- low (parts, -er, -er parts, - est), nether (part). ...
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7043. qalal -- to be slight, swift or trifling
... abate, make bright, bring into contempt, (ac-)curse, despise, (be) ease(-y, -ier),
(be a, make, make somewhat, move, seem a, set) light(-en, -er, -ly, -ly ...
/hebrew/7043.htm - 6k

2026. harag -- to kill, slay
... A primitive root; to smite with deadly intent -- destroy, out of hand, kill,
murder(-er), put to (death), make (slaughter), slay(-er), X surely. 2025, 2026. ...
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7523. ratsach -- to murder, slay
... A primitive root; properly, to dash in pieces, ie Kill (a human being), especially
to murder -- put to death, kill, (man-)slay(-er), murder(-er). 7522, 7523. ...
/hebrew/7523.htm - 6k

3867. lavah -- to join, be joined
... to twine, ie (by implication) to unite, to remain; also to borrow (as a form of
obligation) or (caus.) To lend -- abide with, borrow(-er), cleave, join (self ...
/hebrew/3867.htm - 5k

Library

Th' Almighty Reigns Exalted High O'er all the Earth, O'er all the ...
... 1 Th' Almighty reigns exalted high O'er all the earth, o'er all the sky, Tho' clouds
and darkness veil his feet, His dwelling is the mercy-seat. ...
/.../watts/the psalms of david/1 th almighty reigns exalted.htm

Jesus Shall Reign Where'er the Sun
... V. THE CHURCH Missions 480. Jesus shall reign where'er the sun. LM ... Isaac Watts, 1719.
Jesus shall reign where'er the sun. Doth his successive journeys run; ...
/.../missions 480 jesus shall reign.htm

Jesus! Where'er Thy People Meet
... SPECIAL OCCASIONS Church Building and Consecration 459. Jesus! where'er thy people
meet. LM ... Jesus! where'er thy people meet,. There they behold thy mercy-seat; ...
/.../church building and consecration 459.htm

Easter Day 173. The Strife is O'er, the Battle Done
... II. THE CHRISTIAN YEAR Easter Day 173. The strife is o'er, the battle done.
8.8.8.4 ... Alt. The strife is o'er, the battle done,. The victory of life is won; ...
/.../easter day 173 the strife.htm

Come, Ye Disconsolate, Where'er Ye Languish
... III. SACRAMENTS AND RITES Visitation 388. Come, ye disconsolate, where'er ye languish. ...
St.3, Thomas Hastings, 1831. Come, ye disconsolate, where'er ye languish; ...
/.../visitation 388 come ye disconsolate.htm

Father, Whate'er of Earthly Bliss
... III. SACRAMENTS AND RITES Visitation 396. Father, whate'er of earthly bliss. CM
[1526]Naomi: ... cento. Father, whate'er of earthly bliss. Thy sovereign will denies, ...
/.../visitation 396 father whateer of.htm

Christ's Kingdom among the Gentiles. 1 Jesus Shall Reign Where'er ...
... 1 Jesus shall reign where'er the sun Does his successive journeys run; His kingdom
stretch from shore to shore Till moons shall wax and wane no more. ...
/.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/284 christs kingdom among.htm

The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden
... SACRAMENTS AND RITES Holy Matrimony 383. The voice that breathed o'er Eden.
7.6.7.6 ... Melchior Vulpius, c.1609. John Keble, 1857. The voice that breathed o'er ...
/.../holy matrimony 383 the voice.htm

Now the Laborer's Task is O'er
... SACRAMENTS AND RITES Burial of the Dead 411. Now the laborer's task is o'er.
7.7.7.7.8.8 ... Joseph Barnby, 1874. John Ellerton, 1870. Now the laborer's task is o' ...
/.../burial of the dead 411.htm

Jesus Calls Us; O'er the Tumult
... Andrew 268. Jesus calls us; o'er the tumult. 8.7.8.7 [1007]St. ... Cecil Frances Alexander,
1852. Jesus calls us; o'er the tumult. Of our life's wild, restless sea,. ...
/.../holy days st andrew 268.htm

Thesaurus
Er (8 Occurrences)
... At the end of names of places, -er signifies a man of the place; as, Londoner,
ie, London man. ... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ER. ...
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Be-er'othite (2 Occurrences)
Be-er'othite. Beerothite, Be-er'othite. Beerothites . Multi-Version
Concordance Be-er'othite (2 Occurrences). 2 Samuel ...
/b/be-er'othite.htm - 7k

Be-er'ah (1 Occurrence)
Be-er'ah. Beerah, Be-er'ah. Beerelim . Multi-Version Concordance
Be-er'ah (1 Occurrence). 1 Chronicles 5:6 Beerah his ...
/b/be-er'ah.htm - 6k

Aro'er (15 Occurrences)
Aro'er. Aroer, Aro'er. Aroerite . Multi-Version Concordance
Aro'er (15 Occurrences). Numbers 32:34 And the children ...
/a/aro'er.htm - 10k

Be-er'oth (8 Occurrences)
Be-er'oth. Beeroth, Be-er'oth. Beeroth-benejaakan . Multi-Version
Concordance Be-er'oth (8 Occurrences). Deuteronomy ...
/b/be-er'oth.htm - 8k

Be-er'othites (1 Occurrence)
Be-er'othites. Beerothites, Be-er'othites. Beersheba . Multi-Version
Concordance Be-er'othites (1 Occurrence). 2 Samuel ...
/b/be-er'othites.htm - 6k

Onan (6 Occurrences)
... vigorous"; compare ONAM, a "son" of Judah (Genesis 38:4, 8-10; Genesis 46:12 Numbers
26:19 1 Chronicles 2:3); "The story of the untimely death of Er and Onan ...
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Offering (850 Occurrences)
... See SACRIFICE. FREEWILL OFFERING. fre'-wil of'-er-ing. See SACRIFICE. GUILT OFFERING.
See SACRIFICE. HEAVE OFFERING. hev of'-er-ing. See SACRIFICE. MEAL OFFERING ...
/o/offering.htm - 39k

Ramah (38 Occurrences)
... It is probably identical with the modern er-Rameh, a large Christian village on
the highway from Cafed to the coast, about 8 miles West-Southwest of that city. ...
/r/ramah.htm - 26k

Covering (191 Occurrences)
... etc. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. COVER; COVERING. kuv'-er,
kuv'-er-ing: The translation of several Hebrew words. The covering ...
/c/covering.htm - 39k

Concordance
Er (8 Occurrences)

Luke 3:28
the son of Melchi, the son of Addi, the son of Cosam, the son of Elmodam, the son of Er,
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 38:3
She conceived, and bore a son; and he named him Er.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 38:6
Judah took a wife for Er, his firstborn, and her name was Tamar.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 38:7
Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the sight of Yahweh. Yahweh killed him.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 46:12
The sons of Judah: Er, Onan, Shelah, Perez, and Zerah; but Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan. The sons of Perez were Hezron and Hamul.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 26:19
The sons of Judah: Er and Onan; and Er and Onan died in the land of Canaan.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 2:3
The sons of Judah: Er, and Onan, and Shelah; which three were born to him of Shua's daughter the Canaanitess. Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the sight of Yahweh; and he killed him.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 4:21
The sons of Shelah the son of Judah: Er the father of Lecah, and Laadah the father of Mareshah, and the families of the house of those who worked fine linen, of the house of Ashbea;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Er

Er: A Son of Shelah

Er: An Ancestor of, Jesus

Er: Son of Judah

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