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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Nahshon

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Son of Amminadab, prince of Judah; assisted Moses and Aaron at the first numbering in the wilderness (1 Chronicles 2:10; Exodus 6:23; Numbers 1:7). His sister Elisheba married Aaron. Salmon his son married Rahab after the fall of Jericho. First in the encampment, the march, as captain of Judah (Numbers 2:3; Numbers 10:14; Numbers 7:12), and in offering for dedicating the altar; but third in order at the census (Numbers 1:1-7); died in the wilderness (Numbers 26:64-65). The sixth in descent from Judah, inclusive; David was fifth after him (Ruth 4:18-20; Matthew 1:4; Luke 3:32; 1 Chronicles 2:10-12).

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Nahshon'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/n/nahshon.html. 1949.

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