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Bidkar
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bidkar
Bidkar (בִּדְקַר‎, bidqar). An officer or aide of King Jehu who disposed of the body of Jehoram, son of Ahab (2 Kgs 9:25).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bidkar (Person)
BIDKAR (PERSON) [Heb bidqar (בִּדְקַר)]. Officer (šālı̂š) who accompanies Jehu when he slays Joram, king of Israel (2 Kgs 9:25). It is unlikely that a šālı̂š was the third man in a chariot, as has been conjectured in the past. Where the term is used, it seems to suggest an officer of high rank
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bidkar
Bidkar. Aide of King Jehu of the northern kingdom of Israel. Bidkar fulfilled a prophecy about the fate of Ahab’s family by throwing the body of Joram, Ahab’s son, into Naboth’s field after Jehu had killed Joram (2 Kgs 9:24–26).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bidkar
Bidkar bidʹkär [Heb. biḏqar—‘son of Deker’ (?)]. An aide in the service of Jehu, probably an adjutant or the carrier of Jehu’s shield (2 K. 9:25).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bidkar
BIDKAR Aide of King Jehu of the northern kingdom of Israel. Bidkar fulfilled a prophecy about the fate of Ahab’s family by throwing the body of Joram, Ahab’s son, into Naboth’s field after Jehu had killed Joram (2 Kgs 9:24–26).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bidkar
BIDKAR. A captain in the service of Jehu when he killed King Jehoram and earlier a fellow officer serving King Ahab (2 Kgs 9:25).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bidkar
Bidkar (Heb. biḏqar)Jehu’s military aide at the murder of King Joram of Israel (2 Kgs. 9:25).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bidkar
Bidkar [bĭdˊkär] (Heb. biḏqar;, possibly “son of piercing”). Jehu’s aide (adjutant[?]) at the murder of King Joram of Israel (2 Kgs. 9:25).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bidkar
Bid´kar (son of stabbing, i.e., one who stabs), Jehu’s “captain,” originally his fellow officer, 2 Kings 9:25, who completed the sentence on Jehoram, son of Ahab.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bidkar
BID´KAR (bidʹkar). Jehu’s captain and originally fellow officer who cast the body of Jehoram, the son of Ahab, into the field of Naboth after Jehu had killed him (2 Kings 9:25), 842 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bidkar
BIDKAR [BID car] — one of Jehu’s captains. Bidkar threw the body of King Joram (Jehoram) into the field of Naboth the Jezreelite after Jehu killed him (2 Kin. 9:25).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BIDKAR
BIDKAR<bid’-kar> (בִּדַקַר‎ [bidhqar]; “son of Deker” (?); compare HPN, 69): A captain in the service of Jehu, formerly his fellow-officer (2 Kings 9:25).
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