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published: 6/10/13

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The 10 Commandments
Circa 2nd century B.C.

Who was Hur?

With Aaron Hur. held up Moses' hands in the battle with Amalek (Exo. 17:10-12).

Again with Aaron had charge of the People in Moses' absence on mount Sinai, as his representative (Exo. 24:14).

"The father (founder) of Bethlehem," which as late as the 13th century A.D. was famed for tapestry weaving, the art for which Bezaleel his grandson was famed. Jesse was said to have woven veils of the sanctuary.

Josephus says Hur was the husband of Miriam (?), Ant. 3:8, section 4.



IBSE, "Isaac" (in the public domain) with minor edits.