"A hole, as of a viper." The husband of Miriam, Moses' sister.1 He was associated with Aaron and with him in charge of the people when Moses was absent on Sinai.2 He was probably of the Tribe of Judah, and grandfather of Bezaleel.3



  1. Ex. 17:10-12.
  2. Ex. 24:14.
  3. Ex. 31:2; 35:30; 1 Chr. 2:19.


  • Easton, M.G. (1897). Easton's Bible Dictionary. New York: Harper & Brothers.

This article incorporates text from Easton’s Bible Dictionary (1897) by M.G. Easton, which is in the public domain.