1 The father of Ephron, the Hittite who sold Abraham the cave of Machpelah in which to bury Sarah (Gen 23:8; Gen 25:9). 2 A son of Simeon who accompanied Jacob and his family to Egypt (Gen 46:10) and became the head of a family group there (Exod 6:15). This is probably the same person who is elsewhere called Zerah (1Chr 4:24), the ancestor of the family group called the Zerahites who left Egypt with Moses (Num 26:13).
8He said to them, “If you are willing that I should bury my dead out of my sight, hear me, and entreat for me Ephron son of Zohar,
9His sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron son of Zohar the Hittite, east of Mamre,
10The children of Simeon: Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jachin, Zohar, and Shaul, the son of a Canaanite woman.
15The sons of Simeon: Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jachin, Zohar, and Shaul, the son of a Canaanite woman; these are the families of Simeon.
Descendants of Simeon
24The sons of Simeon: Nemuel, Jamin, Jarib, Zerah, Shaul;
13of Zerah, the clan of the Zerahites; of Shaul, the clan of the Shaulites.