Character Study on Matred

Character Study on Matred

Genesis 36: And Baalhanan the son of Achbor died, and Hadar reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Pau; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.
1 Chronicles 1: And when Baalhanan was dead, Hadad reigned in his stead: and the name of his city was Pai; and his wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.

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Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Matred
Genesis 36:39.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Matred
MATRED. The mother-in-law (?) of Hadar (Gn.) or Hadad (Ch.), one of the kings of Edom, Genesis 36:39 = 1 Chronicles 1:50 . In Gn. the LXX [Note: Septuagint.] and Pesh. make Matred the son not the daughter of Me-zahab (wh. see).

Holman Bible Dictionary - Matred
(may trehd) Personal name possibly meaning, “spear.” The Hebrew text understands Matred to be the mother of Mehetabel (Genesis 36:39 ; 1 Chronicles 1:50 ). The earliest Greek and standard Latin translations take Matred to be Mehetabel's father.



The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Matred
The daughter of Mezahab, Genesis 36:39. The name signifies rod, from Mot, a rod—and Jarad, to descend.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Matred
Wand of government
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Matred
Mother of Mehetabel the wife of Hadad, or Hadar, king of Edom. Genesis 36:39 ; 1 Chronicles 1:50 .

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Matred - ” The Hebrew text understands Matred to be the mother of Mehetabel (Genesis 36:39 ; 1 Chronicles 1:50 ). The earliest Greek and standard Latin translations take Matred to be Mehetabel's father
Matred - Matred. make Matred the son not the daughter of Me-zahab (wh
Mehet'Abel - (favored of God ), the daughter of Matred, and wife of Hadad king of Edom
Mezahab - Water of gold, the father of Matred (Genesis 36:39 ; 1 Chronicles 1:50 ), and grandfather of Mehetabel, wife of Hadar, the last king of Edom
Mez'Ahab - (waters of gold ), the father of Matred and grandfather of Mehetabel, who was wife of Hadar or Hadad, the last-named king of Edom
Mezahab - If a place name, Mezahab was the home of Matred which should perhaps be identified with Dizahab (Deuteronomy 1:1 )
me-Zahab - Father of Matred and grandfather of Mehetabel the wife of Hadar (Hadad), one of the kings of Edom ( Genesis 36:39 )