Eri

ERI (ē'rī, Heb. ‘ērî, my watcher). The fifth son of Gad (Gen.46.16).


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 (Gen 46:16), and ancestor of the Erites (Num 26:16).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

e’-ri, e’-rits (`eri, "watcher"):

The fifth of the seven sons of Gad (Ge 46:16; Nu 26:16).

Patronymic, Erites (same place) , a clan of Gad.