Azmaveth (father of Jeziel)
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,
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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.
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Azmaveth (1)
AZMAVETH, az-māʹveth (עַזְמָוֶת‎, ‛azmāweth):(1) One of David’s 30 mighty men (2 S 23:31; 1 Ch 11:33).(2) A descendant of Jonathan, the son of Saul (1 Ch 8:36; 9:42).(3) Father of two warriors who joined David at Ziklag (1 Ch 12:3).(4) The name of one set over David’s treasures (1 Ch 27:25). Some
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Azmaveth [az-muh-veth] (1) a member of David’s “Mighty Men” (2 Sam. 23:31) (2) the father of Jeziel and Pelet, two archers who defected to David’s troops at Ziklag; may be the same as (1) above (1 Chron. 12:3) (3) son of Jehoaddah; a descendant of the family of Saul (1 Chron. 8:36) (4) son of Adiel;