1 A clan leader in the tribe of Benjamin (1Chr 8:15). 2 A Levite family leader in the clan of Merari (1Chr 25:23). 3 A settlement in southern Judah near the border with Edom, probably in the vicinity of Beer-sheba (Josh 15:21); the site is unknown. 4 A site called Migdol-eder (Heb., “the tower of Eder” or “the flock tower”), near which Jacob camped following the burial of Rachel in Bethlehem (Ramah? Gen 35:21), probably located somewhere between Jerusalem and Hebron.
15Zebadiah, Arad, Eder,
23to the sixteenth, to Hananiah, his sons and his brothers, twelve;
21The towns belonging to the tribe of the people of Judah in the extreme South, toward the boundary of Edom, were Kabzeel, Eder, Jagur,
21Israel journeyed on, and pitched his tent beyond the tower of Eder.