Character Study on Dishan

Character Study on Dishan

Genesis 36: And Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan: these are the dukes of the Horites, the children of Seir in the land of Edom.
Genesis 36: The children of Dishan are these; Uz, and Aran.
Genesis 36: Duke Dishon, duke Ezer, duke Dishan: these are the dukes that came of Hori, among their dukes in the land of Seir.
1 Chronicles 1: And the sons of Seir; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan.
1 Chronicles 1: The sons of Ezer; Bilhan, and Zavan, and Jakan. The sons of Dishan; Uz, and Aran.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Dishan
Antelope, the youngest son of Seir the Horite, head of one of the tribes of Idumaea (Genesis 36:21,28,30 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Dishan
Genesis 36:21-28; Genesis 36:30; 1 Chronicles 1:38; 1 Chronicles 1:42.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Dishan
(di' sshan) Personal name meaning, “bison” or “antelope.” This may be a variant spelling/pronunciation of Dishon. See Dishon .

A Horite chief and son of Seir (Genesis 36:21 ,Genesis 36:21,36:28 ,Genesis 36:28,36:30 ). Apparently, these Horites controlled the land of Edom before the Edomites entered the land. See Edom ; Horites ; Seir .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Dishan
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Morrish Bible Dictionary - Dishan
Youngest son of Seir the Horite. Genesis 36:21,28,30 ; 1 Chronicles 1:38,42 .

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Dishan
DISHAN . A son of Seir, Genesis 36:21 ; Genesis 36:28 ; Genesis 36:30 = 1 Chronicles 1:38 ; 1 Chronicles 1:42 .

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Aran - Son of Dishan the Horite ( Genesis 36:28 , 1 Chronicles 1:42 ), a descendant of Esau. The name denotes ‘a wild goat,’ and Dishan ‘an antelope’ or ‘gazelle’; while Seir the ancestor is ‘the he-goat
Dishon - (See Dishan
Dishon - ] Dishan in Genesis 36:26 ). Dishan and Dishon are, of course, not individual names, but the eponyms of Horite clans
a'Ran - (wild goat ), a Horite, son of Dishan and brother of Uz
Dishan - Dishan
Dishon - The name may be the same as Dishan with the variant spelling used to identify the separate individuals
uz - Son of Dishan, a son of Seir
Ut - ) ... A son of Dishan, and grandson of Seir
Uz - The name occurs... (1) in Genesis 10:23 as son of Aram and grandson (as "son" means in 1 Chronicles 1:17) of Shem;... (2) as son of Nahor by Milcah (Genesis 22:21);... (3) as son of Dishan and grandson of Seir (Genesis 36:28)