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A son of David who was born in Jerusalem (1 Chr 14:7). Called Eliada (אֶלְיָדָע, elyada') in 2 Sam 5:16 and 1 Chr 3:8.
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BEELIADA (PERSON) [Heb bĕʿelyādāʿ (בְּעֶלְיָדָע)]. One of thirteen sons of David listed as having been born in Jerusalem (1 Chr 3:5–9; 14:3–7; cf. 2 Sam 5:13–16). His mother was among the several wives and concubines whom David took in Jerusalem, but she is not named. His name—found in this form only
ELIADA (PERSON) [Heb ʾelyādāʿ (אֶלְיָדָע)]. 1. One of 13 sons of David listed as having been born in Jerusalem (1 Chr 3:5–9; 14:3–7; cf. 2 Sam 5:13–16). His mother was among the several wives and concubines whom David took in Jerusalem, but she is not named. His name means “God knows” (2 Sam 5:16 and
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Eliada (i-li´uh-duh; Heb., “El [God] knows”).1 One of David’s sons born in Jerusalem (2 Sam. 5:16), also called Beeliada (Heb., “Baal knows,” 1 Chron. 14:7). Although Baal could simply mean “lord,” names that contained “baal” were sometimes changed by biblical editors to avoid any association with the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eliada (Heb. ʾelyāḏāʿ) (also BEELIADA)1. One of David’s sons born in Jerusalem of an unnamed mother (2 Sam. 5:16; 1 Chr. 3:8). In a parallel list he is named Beeliada (1 Chr. 14:7).2. The father of the Syrian king Rezon, the adversary of Solomon (1 Kgs. 11:23).3. A Benjaminite who assumed a commanding
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