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(ee' dehr) Place and personal name meaning, “water puddle” or “herd.” 1. Tower near Bethlehem (Genesis 35:21 ; compare Genesis 35:19 ). The exact location is not known. Micah referred to Jerusalem as the “tower of the flock,” the same Hebrew expression as in Genesis (Micah 4:8 ). 2 . A town in the southern limits of the tribal territory of Judah near Edom (Joshua 15:21 ). Its location is not known. 3. A Levite of the clan of Merari (1 Chronicles 23:23 ; 1 Chronicles 24:30 ). 4 . A leader of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:15 ); KJV spelling is Ader.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Eder'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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