Amram, Amramites

See also Amram

AMRAM, AMRAMITES ăm’ răm, ăm’ rə mīts (עַמְרָ֣ם, the people or kinsman is exalted). 1. A Levite, son of Kohath (prob. in the sense of descendant), the husband of Jochebed, and father of Moses, Aaron, and Miriam (Exod 6:18, 20; Num 3:19; 26:59; 1 Chron 6:3). The Amramites, descended from him, had special duties in the wilderness Tabernacle.

2. A son of Bani who married a foreign wife in the time of Ezra (Ezra 10:34; 1 Esd 9:34).

3. AMRAM in KJV (1 Chron 1:41) should be HAMRAN as in RSV and ASV.