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SACAR (sā'kar, Heb. sākhār, wages)

Father of Ahiam, a follower of David. He was a Hararite (1Chr.11.35). In 2Sam.23.33 the name is spelled “Sharar.”A son of Obed-Edom (1Chr.26.4).

SACAR sā’ kär (שָׂכָ֛ר). 1. A Hararite; the father of Ahiam, one of David’s “mighty men” known as the “Thirty” (1 Chron 11:11, 35 KJV, ASV; RSV SACHAR).

2. A Korahite; a son of Obed-edom; the eponym of a family of gatekeepers (1 Chron 26:4).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)


(1) Father of Ahiam, a follower of David (1Ch 11:35, Codex Vaticanus Achar; Codex Alexandrinus Sachar = "Sharar" of 2Sa 23:33; Sharar is favored as the original reading).

(2) Eponym of a family of gatekeepers (1Ch 26:4).