ERI (ē'rī, Heb. ‘ērî, my watcher). The fifth son of Gad (
ERI, ERITES ĭr’ ī, ĭr’ īts (עֵרִ֥י, perhaps related to a verb meaning arouse oneself). Eri is the fifth son of Gad, the grandson of Jacob (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
e’-ri, e’-rits (`eri, "watcher"):
The fifth of the seven sons of Gad (
Patronymic, Erites (same place) , a clan of Gad.