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Zohar

ZOHAR (zō'har, Heb. tsōhar) ZOHAR zō’ här (צֹֽחַר). 1. Father of Ephron the Hittite (Gen 23:8; 25:9). 2. A Simeonite family (Gen 46:10; Exod 6:15); called Zerah in Numbers 26:13; 1 Chronicles 4:24. 3. A Judahite family, according to the Kere of 1 Chronicles 4:7 (KJV JEZOAR; ASV, RSV IZHAR). International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) (tsochar, meaning uncertain): (1) Father of Ephron the Hittite (Ge 23:8; 25:9). (2) "Son" of Simeon (Ge 46:10; Ex 6:15) = "Zerah" of Nu 26:13; 1Ch 4:24. See [[Zerah]], 4. (3) In 1Ch 4:7, where the Qere is "and tsochar" for the Kethibh is yitschar, the [[Revised Version]] (British and American) "Izhar," the [[King James Version]] wrongly "Jezoar."