A name of uncertain derivation. 1 One of Israel’s leaders during the wilderness sojourn, who helped govern the people at Sinai in Moses’s absence (Exod 24:14) and supported Moses’s arms during the battle with the Amalekites (Exod 17:10; Exod 17:12). He evidently was the same Hur who was a descendant of Judah and grandfather of Bezalel, the craftsman who built the tabernacle (Exod 31:2; 1Chr 2:19). 2 One of the five Midianite kings killed by Moses in the Transjordan (Num 31:8). 3 The father of Rephaiah, an official contemporary with Nehemiah (Neh 3:9).
14To the elders he had said, “Wait here for us, until we come to you again; for Aaron and Hur are with you; whoever has a dispute may go to them.”
10So Joshua did as Moses told him, and fought with Amalek, while Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill.
12But Moses' hands grew weary; so they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held up his hands, one on one side, and the other on t ... View more
2See, I have called by name Bezalel son of Uri son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:
19When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath, who bore him Hur.
8They killed the kings of Midian: Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba, the five kings of Midian, in addition to others who were slain by them; and they also killed B ... View more
9Next to them Rephaiah son of Hur, ruler of half the district of Jerusalem, made repairs.