Character Study on Segub

Character Study on Segub

1 Kings 16: In his days did Hiel the Bethelite build Jericho: he laid the foundation thereof in Abiram his firstborn, and set up the gates thereof in his youngest son Segub, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake by Joshua the son of Nun.
1 Chronicles 2: And afterward Hezron went in to the daughter of Machir the father of Gilead, whom he married when he was threescore years old; and she bare him Segub.
1 Chronicles 2: And Segub begat Jair, who had three and twenty cities in the land of Gilead.

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Segub
SEGUB . 1 . The youngest son of Hiel who re-built Jericho ( 1 Kings 16:34 ). He died, or was possibly sacrificed by his father, when the gates were set up. See House, p. 369 a . 2 . Son of Hezron ( 1 Chronicles 2:21 f.).

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Segub
The youngest son of Hiel the Bethelite. His death is recorded in 1 Kings 16:34 (Compare Joshua 6:26 ).

A descendant of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:21,22 ).

Holman Bible Dictionary - Segub
(ssee' guhb) Personal name meaning, “He has revealed Himself as exalted” or “He has protected.” 1. Second son of Hiel, whose death during rebuilding of Jericho showed power of God's prophecy through the centuries (1 Kings 16:34 ). 2 . Son of Judahite father and Machirite or Manassehite mother (1 Chronicles 2:21-22 ).

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Segub
1. Son of Hezron by Machir's daughter (1 Chronicles 2:21-22).

2. The Bethelite. Hiel's youngest son. Died when Hiel set up the gates of accursed Jericho, as Joshua foretold (Joshua 6:26; 1 Kings 16:34).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Segub
1. The youngest son of Hiel who rebuilt Jericho. 1 Kings 16:34 .

2. Son of Hezron and father of Jair. 1 Chronicles 2:21,22 .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Segub
Fortified; raised

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Segub - Segub
Jair - (Hebrew: enlightened) ... (1) A contemporary of Moses, son of Segub. These cities took their name from Jair, son of Segub, of whom Jair was probably a descendant
Adoption - Thus, 1 Chronicles 2:21 , Machir, grandson of Joseph, and father of Gilead, Numbers 26:29 , gave his daughter to Hezron, "who took her; and was a son of sixty years," sixty years of age, "and she bare hi Segub; and Segub begat Jair, who had twenty-three cities in the land of Gilead," Joshua 13:30 1 Kings 4:13 . Nay, more, it appears, Numbers 32:41 , that this Jair, who was in fact the son of Segub, the son of Segub, the son of Hezron, the son of Judah, is expressly called "Jair, the son of Manasseh," because his maternal great-grandfather was Machir to the son of Manasseh
Jair - Son of Segub, a descendant of Judah but called 'son of Manasseh' from his mother the daughter of Machir
Hezron - He was father of Caleb (1 Chronicles 2:18 ) and of Segub (1 Chronicles 2:21 )
Jair -
The son of Segub
Caleb Ephratah - Hezron had two wives, the mother of Jerahmeel, Ram, and Caleb or Chelubai; and Abiah, Machir's daughter, whom he married when 60 years old, and who bore him Segub, and posthumously (according to KJV) Ashur
Jair - Son of Segub, who was son of Hezron by his third wife, daughter and heiress in part of Machir (father of Gilead) of Manasseh (1 Chronicles 2:21-22-23; Deuteronomy 3:14-15)
Havoth-Jair - She bore Segub, the father of Jair, who had 23 towns in Gilead
Abiram - Hiel of Bethel, about five hundred and thirty-seven years after this imprecation, having undertaken to rebuild Jericho, whilst he was laying the foundation of it, lost his eldest son, Abiram, 1 Kings 16:34 ; and Segub, the youngest, when they set up the gates of it; a remarkable instance of a prophetic denunciation fulfilled, perhaps on a person who would not credit the tradition, or the truth of the prediction
Adoption - ... In 1 Chronicles 2, Machir gives his daughter to Hezron of Judah; she bore Segub, father of Jair
City - A survival of this wide-spread custom is almost certainly to be recognized in connexion with the rebuilding of Jericho, the foundation of which was laid by Hiel the Bethelite, ‘with the loss of Abiram his first born,’ and whose gates were set up ‘with the loss of’ his youngest son, Segub ( 1 Kings 16:34 RV [Note: Revised Version
Jericho - " About five hundred and thirty years after this, Hiel, of Bethel, undertook to rebuild it; but he lost his eldest son, Abiram, at laying the foundations, and his youngest son, Segub, when he hung up the gates