Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Also rendered Baanah. A captain of one of Saul’s raiding bands (2 Sam 4:2–9). Along with his brother, Rechab, he murdered Ish-Bosheth, Saul’s successor.
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baana. 1. Ahilud’s son, one of 12 officers appointed to requisition food for King Solomon’s household. He served in the district of Taanach and Megiddo (1 Kgs 4:12).2. Hushai’s son, another of King Solomon’s supply officers; his district was Asher and Bealoth (1 Kgs 4:16, kjv Baanah).3. Zadok’s father.
Baanah. 1. Rimmon’s son, a member of Benjamin’s tribe. Baanah and his brother Rechab were captains under Ish-bosheth after Ish-bosheth’s father, King Saul, died in battle. Ish-bosheth, crowned king by Saul’s general, Abner, was David’s rival to the throne of Israel. Baanah and Rechab murdered Ish-bosheth
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
BAANA1. Ahilud’s son, one of 12 officers appointed to requisition food for King Solomon’s household. He served in the district of Taanach and Megiddo (1 Kgs 4:12).2. Hushai’s son, another of King Solomon’s supply officers; his district was Asher and Aloth (1 Kgs 4:16).3. Zadok’s father. Zadok helped
BAANAH1. Rimmon’s son, a member of Benjamin’s tribe. Baanah and his brother Rechab were captains under Ishbosheth after Ishbosheth’s father, King Saul, died in battle. Ishbosheth, crowned king by Saul’s general, Abner, was David’s rival to the throne of Israel. Baanah and Rechab murdered Ishbosheth
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Baana (bay´uh-nuh).1 The son of Ahilud and a district administrator under King Solomon. He was responsible for providing the king’s household with food for one month of each year. His district included the area around Megiddo and in the Jezreel Valley in north-central Israel (1 Kings 4:12).2 The son
Baanah (bay´uh-nuh).1 A Benjaminite commander of a group of soldiers under Ishbaal, Saul’s son. He and his brother Rechab killed Ishbaal and took his head to David, thinking David would be pleased at the removal of this threat to his newly established rule. Instead, David was angry at their treachery
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
BAANAH1. Son of Rimmon, of the tribe of Benjamin. He and his brother Rechab were captains in Ishbosheth’s army. They traitorously slew Ishbosheth while he was sleeping at noon in his house. Taking his head, they fled to Hebron and presented it to David. Enraged by their act, David ordered them slain.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baana (Heb. baʿănāʾ)1. A son of Ahilud (1 Kgs. 4:12); Solomon’s overseer in the southern part of the valley of Jezreel, from Megiddo to the Jordan.2. A son of Hushai and overseer of Asher and Bealoth during the reign of Solomon (1 Kgs. 4:16). His father was probably David’s counselor (2 Sam. 15:32–37;
Baanah (Heb. baʿănâ)1. A son of Rimmon who, with his brother Rechab, murdered Saul’s son Ishbosheth and brought his severed head to David (2 Sam. 4:2–12), in an apparent attempt to remove any perceived threat to David’s succession to the throne of Israel. David’s response was typical of the respect
Catholic Bible Dictionary
BAANAH AND RECHAB Two brothers who served as captains in the army of Ish-bosheth, the son of Saul and his sole surviving heir (2 Sam 4:2). They murdered their master and brought his severed head to David in the hopes of receiving a reward. Instead David had them executed; Ish-bosheth was then given a
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ba´anah1. Son of Rimmon, a Benjamite, who with his brother Rechab murdered Ish-bosheth. For this they were killed by David, and their mutilated bodies hung up over the pool at Hebron. 2 Sam. 4:2, 5, 6, 9. (b.c. 1046.)2. A Netophathite, father of Heleb or Heled, one of David’s mighty men. 2 Sam. 23:29;
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
BA´ANAH (bāʹa-na). Another form of Baana (which see).1. A son of Rimmon, the Beerothite. He, with his brother Rechab, slew Ish-bosheth while he lay in his bed and took the head to David in Hebron. For this David caused them to be put to death, their hands and feet to be cut off, and their bodies, thus