Hur
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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Hur

liberty; whiteness; hole

ATS Bible Dictionary
Hur

A chief man among the Hebrews in the desert, associated with Aaron in upholding the hands of Moses at Rephidim, and in supplying his place while on the summit of Sinai, Exodus 17:10; 24:14.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
A hole, as of a viper, etc.

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

(2.) 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).

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

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HUR

hur (chur):

(1) A prominent official in Israel. With Aaron he held up Moses' hands during the battle against the Amalekites (Exodus 17:10, 12) and assisted him as judicial head of the people during Moses' stay in the mount (Exodus 24:14).

(2) Grandfather of Bezalel, the head artificer in the construction of the Tabernacle (Exodus 31:2; Exodus 35:30; Exodus 38:22 2 Chronicles 1:5). He is here assigned to the tribe of Judah, and in 1 Chronicles is connected with the same by descent through Caleb (2:19, 20, 50; 4:1, 4). Josephus (Ant., III, ii, 4; vi, 1) makes him identical with (1) and the husband of Miriam.

(3) One of the five kings of Midian slain along with Balaam when Israel avenged the "matter of Peor" upon this people (Numbers 31:8; compare Numbers 31:1, 2, 16). In Joshua 13:21 these kings are spoken of as "chiefs (nesi'im) of Midian" and "princes (necikhim) of Sihon," king of the Amorites.

(4) According to 1 Kings 4:8 the King James Version, the father of one of Solomon's twelve officers who provided food for the king's household, and whose district was the hill country of Ephraim. Here the Revised Version (British and American) has "Ben-hur," taking the Hebrew ben, "son of," as part of the proper name; and the same is true in reference to the names of four others of these officers (compare 1 Kings 4:9, 10, 11, 13).

(5) Father of Rephaiah, who was one of the builders of the wall under Nehemiah, and ruler of half the district of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3:9).

Benjamin Reno Downer

Strong's Hebrew
1133. Ben-chur -- "son of Hur," one of Solomon's leaders
... 1132, 1133. Ben-chur. 1134 . "son of Hur," one of Solomon's leaders.
Transliteration: Ben-chur Phonetic Spelling: (ben-khoor') Short Definition: Ben- ...
/hebrew/1133.htm - 6k

2354. Chur -- four Israelites, also a Midianite
... 2353, 2354. Chur. 2355 . four Israelites, also a Midianite. Transliteration:
Chur Phonetic Spelling: (khoor) Short Definition: Hur. ... Hur. ...
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Library

Following the Cloud.
... The strong men went to meet the enemy, but Moses stood on a hill with the
rod of God in his hand, and Aaron and Hur were with him. ...
/.../lathbury/childs story of the bible/chapter xii following the cloud.htm

How Churches Can Help Ministers.
... But Moses's hands were heavy, and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he
sat thereon: and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one side ...
/.../finney/lectures on revivals of religion/lecture xiii how churches can.htm

Whom the Lady Miriam Sent
... "And now, I know why she and Hur"OI know why they came with me, and brought me to
the tent!". ... "Hur and Miriam brought me to thy tent last night.". ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xlvi whom the lady.htm

The Third Part.
... open heaven: by this, Israel wrastled with God, overcame, and was called a Prince
with God: this strengthned the heart of Moses (as Aaron and Hur supported his ...
/.../ward/a coal from the altar to kindle the holy fire of zeale/the third part.htm

The Value of Life
... The community quarantined the lepers in waste places by stoning them when they crossed
bounds. (Remember Ben Hur's mother and sister.) Jesus not only healed ...
/.../rauschenbusch/the social principles of jesus/chapter i the value of.htm

General Service for the Festivals of Our Lord Jesus Christ,
... up and went up into the mount of God, and Moses said unto the elders: Tarry ye here
for us until we come again unto you; and, behold, Aaron and Hur are with you ...
/.../anonymous/the general menaion/chapter i general service for.htm

That we must Press on and Persevere in Faith and virtue, and in ...
... And Aaron and Hur held up his hands on the one side and on the other side, and
Moses' hands were made steady even to the going down of the sun. ...
/.../cyprian/the treatises of cyprian/8 that we must press.htm

The Wilderness.
... and gave them the victory over the Edomite tribe of robber Amalekites at Rephidim,
where Joshua fought, and Moses, upheld by Aaron and Hur, stretched forth his ...
//christianbookshelf.org/yonge/the chosen people/lesson iv the wilderness.htm

To his Father, when He had Entrusted to Him the Care of the Church ...
... The office of Aaron and Hur, supporting the hands of Moses on the mount where Amalek
was warred down [3034] by the Cross, [3035] prefigured and typified long ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/oration xii to his father.htm

Other Predictions of the Cross of Christ.
... "For it was not without design that the prophet Moses, when Hur and Aaron
upheld his hands, remained in this form until evening. ...
/.../chapter xcvii other predictions of the.htm

Thesaurus
Ben-hur (1 Occurrence)
Ben-hur. Benhur, Ben-hur. Ben-hushai . Int. Standard Bible
Encyclopedia BEN-HUR. ben-hur' (ben-chur, "son of Hur"; the ...
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Uri (7 Occurrences)
... URI. u'-ri, oo'-ri (uri (uwri in 1 Kings 4:19), "fiery," unless the word be contracted
for 'uriyah, "Uriah"): (1) Son of Hur, and father of Bezalel (Exodus 31:2 ...
/u/uri.htm - 9k

Bezaleel (9 Occurrences)
... He was of the tribe of Judah, the son of Uri, and grandson of Hur (31:2). Mention
is made in Ezra 10:30 of another of the same name. Multi-Version Concordance ...
/b/bezaleel.htm - 9k

Bezalel (10 Occurrences)
... el, "in the shadow (protection) of 'El (God)"; Beseleel; the King James Version
Bezaleel): (1) A master workman under Moses; son of Uri, son of Hur, of the ...
/b/bezalel.htm - 10k

Bez'alel (9 Occurrences)
... Bez'alel (9 Occurrences). Exodus 31:2 See, I have called by name Bezalel the
son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah; (See RSV). ...
/b/bez'alel.htm - 8k

Benhur
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia BEN-HUR. ben-hur' (ben-chur, "son of Hur";
the King James Version son of Hur; from a Hebrew root ...
/b/benhur.htm - 6k

Ephrath (9 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 2:19 Azubah died, and Caleb took to him Ephrath, who bore him Hur. ... These
are the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah, the father of Bethlehem. ...
/e/ephrath.htm - 10k

Ephratah (5 Occurrences)
... (1.) The second wife of Caleb, the son of Hezron, mother of Hur, and grandmother ...
These are the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah, the father of Bethlehem. ...
/e/ephratah.htm - 9k

Shobal (9 Occurrences)
... (2.) One of the sons of Caleb, and a descendant of Hur (1 Chronicles
2:50, 52; 4:1, 2). Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SHOBAL. ...
/s/shobal.htm - 10k

Caleb (39 Occurrences)
... (2.) A "son of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah" (1 Chronicles 2:50). ... 1 Chronicles
2:19 Azubah died, and Caleb took to him Ephrath, who bore him Hur. ...
/c/caleb.htm - 24k

Concordance
Hur (17 Occurrences)

Exodus 17:10
So Joshua did as Moses had told him, and fought with Amalek; and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 17:12
But Moses' hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held up his hands, the one on the one side, and the other on the other side. His hands were steady until sunset.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 24:14
He said to the elders, "Wait here for us, until we come again to you. Behold, Aaron and Hur are with you. Whoever is involved in a dispute can go to them."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 31:2
"Behold, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 35:30
Moses said to the children of Israel, "Behold, Yahweh has called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 38:22
Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, made all that Yahweh commanded Moses.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 31:8
They killed the kings of Midian with the rest of their slain: Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, the five kings of Midian: Balaam also the son of Beor they killed with the sword.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Joshua 13:21
all the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon, whom Moses struck with the chiefs of Midian, Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba, the princes of Sihon, who lived in the land.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

1 Kings 4:8
These are their names: Ben Hur, in the hill country of Ephraim;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 2:19
Azubah died, and Caleb took to him Ephrath, who bore him Hur.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 2:20
Hur became the father of Uri, and Uri became the father of Bezalel.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 2:50
These were the sons of Caleb, the son of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah: Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 4:1
The sons of Judah: Perez, Hezron, and Carmi, and Hur, and Shobal.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 4:3
And these were the sons of Hur, the father of Etam: Jezreel and Ishma and Idbash, and the name of their sister was Hazzelelponi;
(BBE)

1 Chronicles 4:4
and Penuel the father of Gedor, and Ezer the father of Hushah. These are the sons of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah, the father of Bethlehem.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 1:5
Moreover the bronze altar, that Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, had made, was there before the tabernacle of Yahweh: and Solomon and the assembly were seeking counsel there.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Nehemiah 3:9
Next to them repaired Rephaiah the son of Hur, the ruler of half the district of Jerusalem.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Hur

Hur: A King of Midian

Hur: A Ruler

Hur: A Son of Caleb

Hur: A Son of Judah

Hur: An Israelite Who Assisted in Supporting Moses' Hands During Battle

Hur: Called Ben Hur, an officer of Solomon's Commissary, (Margin)

Hur: Father of Caleb

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Ephrath (9 Occurrences)

Ephratah (5 Occurrences)

Shobal (9 Occurrences)

Caleb (39 Occurrences)

Zur (9 Occurrences)

Rekem (6 Occurrences)

Reba (2 Occurrences)

Evi (2 Occurrences)

Ephrathah (6 Occurrences)

Eph'rathah (6 Occurrences)

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Selection (71 Occurrences)

Oldest (58 Occurrences)

Midian (60 Occurrences)

Aaron (343 Occurrences)

Hur (17 Occurrences)

Chiefs (227 Occurrences)

Kir'iath-je'arim (18 Occurrences)

Kirjath-jearim (17 Occurrences)

Kirjathjearim (17 Occurrences)

Jearim (19 Occurrences)

Legal (13 Occurrences)

Gedor (7 Occurrences)

Weary (77 Occurrences)

Involved (10 Occurrences)

Fought (109 Occurrences)

Tired (51 Occurrences)

Tableland (8 Occurrences)

Table-land (8 Occurrences)

Rephidim (5 Occurrences)

Rephaiah (5 Occurrences)

Rephai'ah (5 Occurrences)

Repairs (24 Occurrences)

Reken (1 Occurrence)

Ezer (10 Occurrences)

Dukes (14 Occurrences)

Moses's (15 Occurrences)

Pherez (11 Occurrences)

Plateau (13 Occurrences)

Pierced (63 Occurrences)

Perez (19 Occurrences)

Pashhur (12 Occurrences)

Pharez (11 Occurrences)

Penu'el (7 Occurrences)

Pashur (12 Occurrences)

Penuel (7 Occurrences)

Ben-hushai (1 Occurrence)

Ben (40 Occurrences)

Beor (11 Occurrences)

Baalhermon (2 Occurrences)

Be'or (11 Occurrences)

Baal-hermon (2 Occurrences)

Carmi (8 Occurrences)

Ammihur (1 Occurrence)

Azubah (4 Occurrences)

Azu'bah (4 Occurrences)

Amalekites (36 Occurrences)

Am'alek (21 Occurrences)

Approach (56 Occurrences)

Sunset (18 Occurrences)

Steady (10 Occurrences)

Salmon (7 Occurrences)

Supported (43 Occurrences)

Supporting (31 Occurrences)

Section (22 Occurrences)

Salma (3 Occurrences)

Hermon (16 Occurrences)

Hermonites (1 Occurrence)

Hermes (2 Occurrences)

Horite (4 Occurrences)

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