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Attai (daughter of Sheshan)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Attai, Daughter of Sheshan
Attai, Son of Jarha (עַתַּי‎, attay). A member of the tribe of Judah listed in the genealogy of 1 Chr 2 as the son of Sheshan’s daughter, probably Ahlai, who was married to his Egyptian slave Jarha (1 Chr 2:35–36).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Attai (Person)
ATTAI (PERSON) [Heb ʿattay (עַתַּי)]. The name of 3 individuals in the Hebrew Bible.1. Mentioned in the genealogy of Jerahmeel in the Hezron clan of the tribe of Judah, he was the son of one of Sheshan’s daughters and his Egyptian servant Jarha (1 Chr 2:35–36). Attai in turn fathered a son named Nathan.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Attai
Attai. 1. Son of Sheshan’s daughter and of Jarha, Sheshan’s Egyptian slave. Attai was from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 2:35, 36).2. Warrior from Gad’s tribe who joined David at Ziklag in his struggle against King Saul (1 Chr 12:11).3. Son of King Rehoboam of Judah by Maachah, and Solomon’s grandson (2 Chr
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Attai
ATTAI1. Son of Sheshan’s daughter and of Jarha, Sheshan’s Egyptian slave. Attai was from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 2:35–36).2. Warrior from Gad’s tribe who joined David at Ziklag in his struggle against King Saul (1 Chr 12:11).3. Son of King Rehoboam of Judah by Maachah, and Solomon’s grandson (2 Chr 11:20).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Attai
Attai (at´i).1 The son of Sheshan’s daughter and his Egyptian slave, Jarha (1 Chron. 2:35, 36).2 A Gadite warrior who supported David at Ziklag, representing northern allegiance (1 Chron. 12:11).3 The second son of King Rehoboam, thus a grandson of Solomon (2 Chron. 11:20).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Attai
ATTAI1. A half Egyptian, father of Nathan; mentioned in genealogy of Jerahmeel of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr 2:35–36).2. A Gadite, one of David’s mighty men who joined him at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:11).3. Son of Rehoboam and younger brother of Abijah, king of Judah (2 Chr 11:20).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Attai
Attai (Heb. ʿattay)1. A son of the Egyptian slave Jarha by Sheshan’s daughter. He became the father of Nathan (1 Chr. 2:35–36).2. A Gadite warrior who went over to David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:11 [MT 12]).3. A son of Rehoboam and his favorite wife Maacah (2 Chr. 11:20).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Atta-i
At´ta-i (opportune).1. Grandson of Sheshan the Jerahmeelite through his daughter Ahlai, whom he gave in marriage to Jarha, his Egyptian slave. 1 Chron. 2:35, 36. His grandson Zabad was one of David’s mighty men. 1 Chron. 11:41.2. One of the lion-faced warriors of Gad, captains of the host, who forded
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Attai
AT´TAI (aʹtā-ī).1. The son of a daughter of Sheshan, of the tribe of Judah, by his Egyptian servant, Jarha. He was the father of Nathan (1 Chron. 2:35–36).2. One of David’s mighty men, of the tribe of Gad, who joined David at Ziklag, where he had fled from Saul (1 Chron. 12:11).3. The second of
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Attai
ATTAI [AT ay eye] — the name of three Old Testament men:1. A grandson of Sheshan the Jerahmeelite through Sheshan’s daughter Ahlai and her husband Jarha (1 Chr. 2:35–36).2. A Gadite soldier who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:8).3. The second son of King Rehoboam by his second wife, Maacah (2 Chr.
See also
Relatives
Nathan Son
Zabad Grandson