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hur in the Bible

a hole, as of a viper, etc. (1.) A son of Caleb (1 Chr. 2:19, 50; 4:1, 4; comp. 2 Chr. 1:5). (2.) The husband of Miriam, Moses' sister (Ex. 17:10-12). He was associated with Aaron in charge of the people when Moses was absent on Sinai (Ex. 24:14). He was probably of the tribe of Judah, and grandfather of Bezaleel (Ex. 31:2; 35:30; 1 Chr. 2:19). (3.) One of the five princes of Midian who were defeated and slain by the Israelites under the command of Phinehas (Num. 31:8).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • In the medallion beneath, he is shown with his hands stayed up by Aaron and hur, as described in Ex.

  • With these words hur turned his back upon Miriam and the warrior.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • hur, his son, and grandson had accepted the invitation of Nun and Joshua.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • Then he must set out with the tribes the next morning, hur replied, for Moses intended to join them on the way.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • "hur peen schulemaister and parish-clerk in Glencleugh for forty year," replied Dugald.

  • Her hands groped vainly for some support, and with a loud cry she sank on her knees beside hur's token.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • I remember of one time when the hounds was crossing my land, and I seen yourself and your sisther taking the hur'ls.

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  • The men under hur's command also joined in the prayer and wherever Joshua appeared Ephraim's companions greeted him with cheers.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • Then she had her hair arranged, donned the light-blue festal robe hur had given her, and hurried out to bid him farewell.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers

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