E'ran (Hebrews Eran', עֵרָן, watchful; Sept. Ε᾿δέν, appar. reading עדן, with the Samar. and Syr.; Vulg. Heran), son of Shuthelah (eldest son of Ephraim), and progenitor of the family of the Eranites (Nu 26:36). B.C. post 1856. The name does not occur in the genealogies of Ephraim in 1Ch 7:20-29, though a name, ELADAH (verse 20) or ELEAD (verse 21), is found which may be a corruption of it.