Bible Book List
All the Men of the Bible – Hur

Hur [Hûr]—noble or splendor.

  1. The man who, with Aaron, held up the hands of Moses, so that by the continual uplifting of the sacred staff Israel might prevail over Amalek. Jewish tradition has it that Hur was the husband of Miriam and the grandfather of Bezaleel (Exod. 17:10, 12; 24:14).
  2. A son of Caleb the son of Hezron (Exod. 31:2; 35:30; 1 Chron. 2:19, 20; 2 Chron. 1:5).
  3. The fourth of the five kings of Midian slain with Balaam (Num. 31:8; Josh. 13:21).
  4. The father of one of Solomon’s purveyors in Mount Ephraim (1 Kings 4:8).
  5. The father of Caleb and eldest son of Ephratah (1 Chron. 2:50; 4:4).
  6. A son of Judah (1 Chron. 4:1).
  7. The father of Rephaiah, who was ruler of half of Jerusalem and who assisted in the repair of the walls (Neh. 3:9).