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Azmaveth (descendant of Benjamin)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth the Warrior
Azmaveth the Warrior (עַזְמָוֶת‎, azmaweth). A Bahurimite who was one of David’s champions (2 Sam 23:31; 1 Chr 11:33). The father of Jeziel and Pelet, who were also among David’s warriors (1 Chr 12:3).
Azmaveth, Son of Jehoaddah
Azmaveth, Son of Jehoaddah (עַזְמָוֶת‎, azmaweth). Son of Jehoaddah (1 Chr 8:36) or Jarah (9:42) and a descendant of Benjamin.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth (Person)
AZMAVETH (PERSON) [Heb ʿazmāwet (עַזְמָוֶת)]. The name of several men in the OT. The name Azmaveth itself means “strong (ʿaz) as Death (māweth)” or “strong is Death,” where Death is the personification of the god of death (cf. Hos 13:14; Hab 2:5; Pss 18:5, 49:5, 116:3; Prov 13:14). The LXX reading,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Azmaveth (Person)
Azmaveth (Person). 1. Warrior among David’s mighty men who were known as “the thirty.” Bahurim was his hometown (2 Sm 23:31; 1 Chr 11:33).2. Jehoaddah’s son, a descendant of King Saul through Jonathan (1 Chr 8:36; cf. 9:42, Jarah’s son).3. Father of Jeziel and Pelet from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 12:3).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth (Person)
AZMAVETH (Person)1. Warrior among David’s mighty men who were known as “the thirty.” Bahurim was his hometown (2 Sm 23:31; 1 Chr 11:33).2. Jehoaddah’s son, a descendant of King Saul through Jonathan (1 Chr 8:36; cf. 9:42, “Jadah’s son”).3. Father of Jeziel and Pelet from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 12:3).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Azmaveth
Azmaveth (az´muh-veth; Heb., “death is strong”).1 One of David’s elite troops known as “the Thirty” (2 Sam. 23:31).2 A Benjaminite descendant of Saul’s son Jonathan (1 Chron. 8:36).3 The father of Jaziel and Pelet, two of Saul’s kinsmen from the tribe of Benjamin who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chron.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Azmaveth
AZMAVETH1. A member of David’s elite corps of 30 valiant men (2 Sam 23:31; 1 Chr 11:33). He was a native of the town of Bahurim in Benjamin, just E of Jerusalem. He was probably the father of two young Benjamites who deserted Saul to join David at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:3).2. The son of Jehoaddah, a descendant
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Azmaveth (Person)
Azmaveth (Heb. ʿazmāweṯ) (PERSON)1. One of David’s Champions (2 Sam. 23:31 = 1 Chr. 11:33), from Bahurim.2. A Benjaminite whose two sons joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:3).3. A person in charge of the treasuries in the palace of David (1 Chr. 27:25).4. One of the sons of Jehoaddah; a descendant
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth (Person)
AZMAVETH [ăzˊmə vĕth] (Heb. ˓azmāweṯ “Mot [or Death] is strong”) (PERSON).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth
Az´maveth (strong unto death).1. One of David’s mighty men, a native of Bahurim, 2 Sam. 23:31; 1 Chron. 11:33, and therefore probably a Benjamite. (b.c. 1060.)2. A descendant of Mephibosheth, or Merib-baal. 1 Chron. 8:36; 9:42.3. The father of Jeziel and Pelet, two of the skilled Benjamite slingers
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth
AZMA´VETH (ăz-mȧʹvĕth; “strong as death”).1. A Barhumite (or Baharumite), one of David’s thirty warriors (2 Sam. 23:31; 1 Chron. 11:33), and father of two of his famous slingers (12:3), about 1000 b.c.2. The second of the three sons of Jehoaddah (1 Chron. 8:36), or Jarah (9:42), a descendant of
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth
Azmavethstrong as death. (1.) One of David’s thirty warriors (2 Sam. 23:31).(2.) An overseer over the royal treasury in the time of David and Solomon (1 Chr. 27:25).(3.) A town in the tribe of Judah, near Jerusalem (Neh. 12:29; Ezra 2:24).(4.) 1 Chr. 8:36
See also
Relatives
Jehoaddah Father
Zimri Brother
Alemeth Brother
Moza Nephew
Ahaz Grandfather