King James Bible Dictionary




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Bible Usage:

  • Eder used 3 times.


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary


1. A city in the south of Judah, on the border of Idumea (Joshua 15:21).

2. The second of the three sons of Mushi, of the family of Merari, appointed to the Levitical office (1 Chronicles 23:23; 24:30).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

a flock

Naves Topical Index

Called also Edar.

1. A place near Ephrath
Genesis 35:21

2. A city of Judah
Joshua 15:21

3. A grandson of Merari
1 Chronicles 23:23; 1 Chronicles 24:30

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(a flock).

  1. One of the towns of Judah, in the extreme south, and on the borders of Edom. (Joshua 15:21) No trace of it has been discovered in modern times.
  2. A Levite of the family of Merari, in the time of David. (1 Chronicles 23:23; 24:30)