Character Study on Zippor

Character Study on Zippor

Exodus 2: And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.
Exodus 4: Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband art thou to me.
Exodus 18: Then Jethro, Moses' father in law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her back,
Numbers 22: And Balak the son of Zippor saw all that Israel had done to the Amorites.
Numbers 22: And Moab said unto the elders of Midian, Now shall this company lick up all that are round about us, as the ox licketh up the grass of the field. And Balak the son of Zippor was king of the Moabites at that time.
Numbers 22: And Balaam said unto God, Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, hath sent unto me, saying,
Numbers 22: And they came to Balaam, and said to him, Thus saith Balak the son of Zippor, Let nothing, I pray thee, hinder thee from coming unto me:
Numbers 23: And he took up his parable, and said, Rise up, Balak, and hear; hearken unto me, thou son of Zippor:
Joshua 24: Then Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, arose and warred against Israel, and sent and called Balaam the son of Beor to curse you:
Judges 11: And now art thou any thing better than Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab? did he ever strive against Israel, or did he ever fight against them,

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Zippor
A little bird, the father of Balak, king of Moab (Numbers 22:2,4 ).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Zippor
ZIPPOR . Father of Balak ( Numbers 22:3-4 ; Numbers 22:10 ; Numbers 22:16 ; Numbers 23:18 , Joshua 24:9 , Judges 11:25 ). The name, which doubtless in this case and in that of Zipporah has a totemistic significance, means ‘sparrow.’

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Zippor
 

Numbers 22:4). Tradition makes Moab and Midian one kingdom ruled by a king chosen alternately from each. Zippor is seemingly related to the Midianite name Zipporah(See METALS; PARAN.)

 

Holman Bible Dictionary - Zippor
(zihp' pawr) Personal name meaning, “(little) bird.” Father of King Balak of Moab (Numbers 22:2 ,Numbers 22:2,22:4 ,Numbers 22:4,22:10 ).



Hitchcock's Bible Names - Zippor
Bird; sparrow; crown; desert
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Zippor
Father of Balak king of Moab. Numbers 22:2-16 ; etc.

Sentence search

Zippor - Zippor is seemingly related to the Midianite name Zipporah(See METALS; PARAN
ba'Lak - (spoiler ), son of Zippor, king of the Moabites, who hired Balaam to curse the Israelites; but his designs were frustrated int he manner recorded in ( Numbers 22:24 ) (B
Balak - The Prince of Moab and Midian: the son of Zippor
Zippor - Zippor . The name, which doubtless in this case and in that of Zipporah has a totemistic significance, means ‘sparrow
Balak - Empty; spoiler, a son of Zippor, and king of the Moabites (Numbers 22:2,4 )
Balak, Balac - King of Moab, son of Zippor, who sought to resist Israel in advancing to the promised land, and hired Balaam to curse them: he was taught by that false prophet to seduce Israel to idolatry by means of fornication with their women
Hur - So, Balak was not hereditary king, but probably a Midianite; as Zippor, i
Labour (2) - With this conception of laborious effort as the norm of Christian life we may compare what is told of Rabbi Judah in the Midrash on Genesis, who sat labouring ‘in the law’ before the Babylonish synagogue in Zippor (Bereshith Rabba, § 33)
Moab - Zippor ("bird"), his father, reminds us of other Midianite names, Oreb "crow," Zeeb "wolf"; Sihon may have imposed him on Moab