Ethan (Ee´thuhn; Heb., “enduring,” hence “long-lived”)

1 A wise “Ezrahite” (meaning uncertain) credited with Ps 89, (1Kgs 4:31). 2 Grandson of Judah and Tamar through the line of Perez (1Chr 2:6-8). 3 A levitical musician from the Merarites in the time of David, possibly to be identified with Jeduthun (1Chr 15:17; 1Chr 15:19; 1Chr 16:41-42; 1Chr 25:1-2). 4 A levitical attendant from the line of Gershom (1Chr 6:42).

Ps 89

God's Covenant with David
A Maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite.
1I will sing of your steadfast love, O Lord, forever;
with my mouth I will proclaim your faithfulness ... View more

1Kgs 4:31

31He was wiser than anyone else, wiser than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, Calcol, and Darda, children of Mahol; his fame spread throughout all the surrounding ... View more

1Chr 2:6-8

6The sons of Zerah: Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Dara, five in all.7The sons of Carmi: Achar, the troubler of Israel, who transgressed in the matter of the ... View more

1Chr 15:17

17So the Levites appointed Heman son of Joel; and of his kindred Asaph son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari, their kindred, Ethan son of Kushaiah;

1Chr 15:19

19The singers Heman, Asaph, and Ethan were to sound bronze cymbals;

1Chr 16:41-42

41With them were Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest of those chosen and expressly named to render thanks to the Lord, for his steadfast love endures forever.42Hem ... View more

1Chr 25:1-2

The Temple Musicians
1David and the officers of the army also set apart for the service the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Jeduthun, who should prophesy wi ... View more

1Chr 6:42

42son of Ethan, son of Zimmah, son of Shimei,

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