Hur (Huhr)

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).

Exod 24:14

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.”

Exod 17:10

10So Joshua did as Moses told him, and fought with Amalek, while Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill.

Exod 17:12

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

Exod 31:2

2See, I have called by name Bezalel son of Uri son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:

1Chr 2:19

19When Azubah died, Caleb married Ephrath, who bore him Hur.

Num 31:8

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

Neh 3:9

9Next to them Rephaiah son of Hur, ruler of half the district of Jerusalem, made repairs.

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