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hamor


hamor


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Hamor 
  he-ass,  a  Hivite  from  whom  Jacob  purchased  the  plot  of  ground  in 
  which  Joseph  was  afterwards  buried  (Gen.  33:19).  He  is  called 
  Emmor"  in  Acts  7:16.  His  son  Shechem  founded  the  city  of  that 
  name  which  Simeon  and  Levi  destroyed  because  of  his  crime  in  the 
  matter  of  Dinah,  Jacob's  daughter  (Gen.  34:20).  Hamor  and 
  Shechem  were  also  slain  (ver.  26). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Hamor,  an  ass;  clay;  dirt