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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: No
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: No
Easton's Bible Dictionary

Kindred of the High; i.e., "friend of Jehovah."

1. The son of Kohath, the son of Levi. He married Jochebed, "his father's sister," and was the father of Aaron, Miriam, and Moses (Exodus 6:18, 20; Numbers 3:19). He died in Egypt at the age of 137 years (Exodus 6:20). His descendants were called Amramites (Numbers 3:27; 1 Chronicles 26:23).

2. Ezra 10:34.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

an exalted people; their sheaves; handfuls of corn

Naves Topical Index

1. Father of Moses

General references
Exodus 6:18; Exodus 6:20; Numbers 26:58-59; 1 Chronicles 6:3; 1 Chronicles 6:18; 1 Chronicles 23:12-13

Head of one of the branches of Levites
Numbers 3:19; Numbers 3:27; 1 Chronicles 26:23

Age of, at death
Exodus 6:20

2. Son of Bani
Ezra 10:34

3. Son of Dishon
1 Chronicles 1:41

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(an exalted people).

  1. A Levite of the family of the Kohathites, and father of Moses. (Exodus 6:18,20) (B.C. 1571.)
  2. A son of Dishon and descendant of Seir, (1 Chronicles 1:41) properly "Hamram" = HEMDAN in (Genesis 36:26)
  3. One of the sons of Bani in the time of Ezra, who had married a foreign wife. (Ezra 10:34) (B.C. 459).

Smith's Bible Dictionary

A branch of the great Kohathite family of the tribe of Levi, (Numbers 3:27; 1 Chronicles 26:23) descended from Amram, the father of Moses.