sorcerer, the son of Aminadab, and prince of the children of Judah at the time of the first numbering of the tribes in the wilderness (Ex 6:23). His sister Elisheba was the wife of Aaron. He died in the wilderness (Nu 26:64-65). His name occurs in the Greek form Naasson in the genealogy of Christ (Mt 1:4; Lu 3:32).
Son of Amminadab, prince of Judah; assisted Moses and Aaron at the first numbering in the wilderness (1Ch 2:10; Ex 6:23; Nu 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 (Nu 2:3; 10:14; 7:12), and in offering for dedicating the altar; but third in order at the census (Nu 1:1-7); died in the wilderness (Nu 26:64-65). The sixth in descent from Judah, inclusive; David was fifth after him (Ru 4:18-20; Mt 1:4; Lu 3:32; 1Ch 2:10-12).
Brother-in-law of Aaron (Ex 6:23) descendant in the 5th generation from Judah (1Ch 2:10 f.) and prince of the tribe of Judah (Nu 1:7; 2:3; 7:12,17; 10:14) mentioned as one of the ancestors of David (Ru 4:20,1 Cf. Ru 2:10 f.), and of Christ (Mt 1:4; Lu 3:32).