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Ben-Geber
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ben-Geber
Ben-Geber (בֵּן גֶּ֫בֶר‎, ben gever). An official in Solomon’s kingdom (1 Kgs 4:13).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ben-Geber (Person)
BEN-GEBER (PERSON) [Heb ben-geber (בֶּן־גֶּבֶר)]. The officer in charge of the sixth administrative district in Solomon’s kingdom (1 Kgs 4:13). This district encompassed central Transjordan with its headquarters at Ramoth-Gilead. Each district was required to supply food for the royal court one month
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ben-geber
Ben-geber. Literally, “Geber’s son,” an official in King Solomon’s court who administered the sixth of 12 districts. Ben-geber’s area of responsibility began at Ramoth-gilead in northern Transjordan and extended north as far as Argob in Bashan (1 Kgs 4:13). His identification with Geber, son of Uri (1
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ben-Geber
Ben-Geber ben-gēʹbər [Heb. ben-geḇer—‘son of Geber’]; AV “son of Geber.” One of the twelve commissariat officers in the service of Solomon (1 K. 4:13). He has been identified with Geber son of Uri (v 19).See W. F. Albright, JPOS, 5 (1925), 17ff.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ben-Geber
BEN-GEBER Literally, “Geber’s son,” an official in King Solomon’s court who administered the sixth of 12 districts. Ben-geber’s area of responsibility began at Ramoth-gilead in northern Transjordan and extended north as far as Argob in Bashan (1 Kgs 4:13). His identification with Geber, son of Uri (v
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ben-Geber
Ben-Geber (Heb. ben-geḇer)The officer over Solomon’s sixth administrative district, which encompassed northern Gilead and Argob (1 Kgs. 4:13).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ben-Geber
Ben-Geber [bĕn gēˊbər] (Heb. ben-geḇer “son of Geber”). Officer under Solomon over north Gilead and Argob (1 Kgs. 4:13; KJV, JB “son of Geber”).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ben-Geber
BEN-GEB´ER (ben-gebʹer). Solomon’s district officer over the Transjordanian district of Ramoth-Gilead (which see; 1 Kings 4:13).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ben-Geber
BEN-GEBER [ben GHE bur] (son of a strong man) — one of Solomon’s supply officers who provided food for the royal household (1 Kin. 4:13).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BEN-GEBER
BEN-GEBER<ben-ge’-ber> (בֶּן־גֶּבֶר‎ [ben-gebher], “son of Geber”; the King James Version son of Geber; the word is derived from a Hebrew root meaning “to be strong.” Compare HPN, 66, 69): One of the twelve commissariat officers in the service of Solomon (1 Kings 4:13).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ben-Geber
BEN-GEBER (Bĕn-gēʹ bẽr) Personal name meaning “son of Geber” or “son of a hero.” Solomon’s district supervisor in the towns northeast of the Jordan River around Ramoth-gilead (1 Kings 4:13). He provided supplies for the royal court one month a year. KJV reads “son of Geber.”
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Ben Geber
Ben Geber ben-gee′buhr (בֶּנ־גּבֶרH1205, “son of Geber [strength]”). One of the twelve district governors who supplied provisions for Solomon and the royal household; he was in charge of the sixth district in central Transjordan, with Ramoth Gilead as its capital (1 Ki. 4:13; KJV, “The son of Geber”).