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Ammishaddai
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ammishaddai
Ammishaddai (עַמִּישַׁדָּי‎, ammishadday). Father of Ahiezer, who was the head of the tribe of Dan during Israel’s wilderness wanderings (Num 1:12; 2:25; 7:66–71; 10:25).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ammishaddai (Person)
AMMISHADDAI (PERSON) [Heb ʿammı̂šaddāy (עַמִּישַׁדָּי)]. The father of Ahiezer, who was a captain of Dan during the wilderness journey (Num 1:12; 2:25; 7:66, 71; 10:25). The name occurs only as a patronym of Ahiezer. Rather than the late, artificial “people of the Almighty,” his name means “my kinsman
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ammishaddai
Ammishaddai. Ahiezer’s father. Ahiezer was leader of Dan’s tribe when the Israelites were wandering in the Sinai wilderness after their escape from Egypt (Nm 1:12; 2:25; 10:25). As leader he presented his tribe’s offering at the consecration of the tabernacle (Nm 7:66, 71).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ammishaddai
Ammishaddai am-i-shadʹī [Heb. ‘ammîšadday—‘Shaddai is my kinsman’]. The father of Ahiezer, a Danite captain or “head of his fathers’ house,” during the wilderness journey (Nu. 1:12; 2:25; etc.).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ammishaddai
AMMISHADDAI Ahiezer’s father. Ahiezer was leader of Dan’s tribe when the Israelites were wandering in the Sinai wilderness after their escape from Egypt (Nm 1:12; 2:25; 10:25). As leader he presented his tribe’s offering at the consecration of the tabernacle (Nm 7:66, 71).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ammishaddai
Ammishaddai (am-i-shad´i; Heb., “my relative is Shaddai”), the father of Ahiezar, leader of the tribe of Dan during the wilderness wanderings (Num. 1:12).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ammishaddai
AMMISHADDAI. The father of Ahiezer of the tribe of Dan at the time of the Exodus (Num 1:12). This Heb. name was borne by an Egyptian official in the late 14th cen. b.c.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ammishaddai
Ammishaddai (Heb. ʿammɩ̂šaddāy)The father of Ahiezer of the tribe of Dan (Num. 1:12; 2:25; 7:66, 71; 10:25).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ammishaddai
Ammishaddai [ămˊĭ shădˊī] (Heb. ˓ammîšadday “people of the Almighty” or “Shaddai is my kinsman”). The father of Ahiezer of the tribe of Dan (Num. 1:12; 2:25; 7:66, 71; 10:25).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ammishadda-i
Ammishad´da-i (people of the Almighty), the father of Ahiezer, prince of the tribe of Dan at the time of the Exodus. Num. 1:12; 2:25; 7:66, 71; 10:25. (b.c. 1491.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ammishaddai
AMMISHAD´DAI (am-mi-shadʹdā-ī; “people of the Almighty”). The father of Ahiezer, head of the tribe of Dan at the time of the Exodus (Num. 1:12; 2:25; 7:66, 71; 10:25), before 1440 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ammishaddai
Ammishaddaipeople of the Almighty, the father of Ahiezer, who was chief of the Danites at the time of the Exodus (Num. 1:12; 2:25). This is one of the few names compounded with the name of God, Shaddai, “Almighty.”
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Relatives
Ahiezer Son