Addar

ADDAR (ā'dar, Heb. ’ăddār). A place on the southern border of Judah (Josh.15.3).


ADDAR (ăd'ar, Heb. ’addār, threshing floor). Son of Bela, grandson of Benjamin (1Chr.8.3). Called Ard in Gen.46.21 and Num.26.40; counted as a son of Benjamin and head of a family in the tribe.


ADDAR ăd’ är (אַדָּ֥ר, glorious, illustrious, maybe threshing floor). 1. A fortified city on the S border of Judah near Kadesh-barnea. Spelled ADAR in KJV of Joshua 15:3. Hezron and Addar called Hazar-addar in Numbers 34:4. Perhaps Khirbet el-qudeirat five m. NW of Kadesh-barnea.

2. A son of Bela and grandson of Benjamin (1 Chron 8:3), called Ard (Gen 46:21; Num 26:40). Listed as a descendant of Benjamin and head of a family.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

See Ard

(1) A grandson of Benjamin, sometimes counted as one of his sons (1Ch 8:3).

(2) A town on the southern border of Judah (Jos 15:3, the King James Version "Adar"). The same as Hazar-addar (Nu 34:4).