Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hur: a hole, as of a viper, etc.
- A son of Caleb (1 Chronicles 2:19,50; 4:1,4; comp. 2 Chronicles 1:5).
- The husband of Miriam, Moses' sister (Exodus 17:10-12). He was associated with Aaron in charge of the people when Moses was absent on Sinai (Exodus 24:14). He was probably of the tribe of Judah, and grandfather of Bezaleel (Exodus 31:2; 35:30; 1 Chronicles 2:19).
- One of the five princes of Midian who were defeated and slain by the Israelites under the command of Phinehas (Numbers 31:8).