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Ahohites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ahohites
Ahohites (אֲחוֹחִי‎, achochiy). The descendants of Ahoah. A few are mentioned by name, including: Dodo (or Dodai) and Eleazar (2 Sam 23:9; 1 Chr 11:12; 27:4); Ilai (1 Chr 11:29); and Zalmon (2 Sam 23:28).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ahohite
Ahoah, Ahoh, Ahohi, Ahohite. One of Bela’s nine sons, a member of Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:4). Ahoah’s descendants were called Ahohites, and two of them were among King David’s most effective warriors: Dodo (“son of Ahohi,” 2 Sm 23:9; spelled Dodai in 1 Chr 27:4) and Zalmon the Ahohite (2 Sm 23:28;
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ahohite
Ahohite ə-hōʹhīt [Heb. aḥôḥî]. The patronymic form of AHOHI (2 S. 23:28; 1 Ch. 11:12, 29; 27:4).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ahoah, Ahohi, Ahohite
AHOAH, AHOHI*, AHOHITE* One of Bela’s nine sons, a member of Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:4). Ahoah’s descendants were called Ahohites, and two of them were among King David’s most effective warriors: Dodo (“son of Ahohi,” 2 Sm 23:9; spelled “Dodai” in 1 Chr 27:4) and Zalmon the Ahohite (2 Sm 23:28; called
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ahohite
Ahohite (uh-hoh´hit), a descendant of Ahohi. Four Ahohites are named in the Bible:1 Eleazar, one of David’s warriors, a son of Dodo (1 Chron. 11:12).2 Zalmon, one of the group of David’s elite warriors known as “the Thirty” (2 Sam. 23:28).3 Ilai, a Davidic warrior (1 Chron. 11:29).4 Dodai (possibly
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ahohite
AHOHITE. A descendant of Ahoah (2 Sam 23:9, RSV; 1 Chr 11:12, 29). Apparently used to designate a hero of David’s time.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ahohite
Ahohite (Heb. ʾăḥôḥɩ̂)A patronymic or gentilic name given to three of David’s champions: Dodo (1 Chr. 11:12; cf. 2 Sam. 23:9), Zalmon (23:28), and Ilai (1 Chr. 11:29; perhaps the same as Zalmon).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ahohite
Ahohite [ə hōˊhīt] (Heb. ˒aḥôḥî). A patronymic or gentilic name given to three of David’s mighty men: Dodo (1 Chr. 11:12; possibly also at 2 Sam. 23:9, so KJV, JB, NIV), Zalmon (2 Sam. 23:28), and Ilai (1 Chr. 11:29; perhaps the same as Zalmon).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ahohite
AHO´HITE (a-hōʹhīt). A patronymic applied to Dodo, or Dodai, one of the captains under Solomon (1 Chron. 27:4). His son Eleazar was one of David’s three chief warriors (2 Sam. 23:9; 1 Chron. 11:12); and Zalmon, or Ilai, was another bodyguard (2 Sam. 23:28; 1 Chron. 11:29); probably from their descent
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ahohite
Ahohitean epithet applied to Dodo, one of Solomon’s captains (1 Chr. 27:4); to his son Eleazar, one of David’s three mightiest heroes (2 Sam. 23:9; 1 Chr. 11:12); and to Zalmon, one of the thirty (2 Sam. 23:28; 1 Chr. 11:29), from their descent from Ahoah.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ahohite
AHOHITE [a HOE hite] — a term for the descendants of Ahoah (1 Chr. 8:4). This tribe had a flair for military affairs (2 Sam. 23:9, 28; 1 Chr. 11:12, 29). The NRSV translates “son of Ahohi” (2 Sam. 23:9) instead of “the Ahohite.”
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AHOHITE
AHOHITE<a-ho’-hit> ( אֲחוֹחִי‎ [’achochi]): A patronymic employed in connection with the descendants of AHOAH (which see) such as Doda (2 Samuel 23:9) or Dodo (1 Chronicles 11:12), Ilai (29) or Zalmon (2 Samuel 23:28), and also Eleazar, son of Dodo (1 Chronicles 11:12). The family must have