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Bithiah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bithiah, Daughter of Pharaoh
Bithiah, Daughter of Pharaoh (בִּתְיָה‎, bithyah). A daughter of Pharaoh who married Mered (1 Chr 4:17).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bithiah (Person)
BITHIAH (PERSON) [Heb bityâ (בִּתְיָה)]. A daughter of Pharaoh, married to Mered, a descendant of Caleb son of Jephunneh (1 Chr 4:18—Eng 4:17). It is not sure whether “Pharaoh” should be equated with the Egyptian royal title. The theophoric form of the name, which is made up of bat and yah, seems to
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bithi-ah
Bithi-ah. Mered’s wife. Bithi-ah may have been a princess, or the phrase “daughter of Pharaoh” (kjv) may merely indicate that she was Egyptian (1 Chr 4:17, 18). Her name (“daughter of Yah”) seems to mean that she was a Jewish convert.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bithiah
Bithiah bi-thīˊə [Heb. biṯyâ—‘daughter (worshiper) of Yahweh’]. An Egyptian woman married to Mered, a descendant of Judah (1 Ch. 4:17). The RSV and NEB “daughter of Pharaoh” need only reflect a MT euphemism for “Egyptian lady,” without necessarily implying that Mered had married a person of royal
Pharaoh’s Daughter
3. Bithiah, who married Mered (1 Ch. 4:18). Her date and identity are unknown.K. A. KITCHEN
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bithiah
BITHIAH Mered’s wife. Bithiah may have been a princess, or the phrase “daughter of Pharaoh” (kjv) may merely indicate that she was Egyptian (1 Chr 4:17–18). Her name (meaning “daughter of Yah”) seems to indicate that she was a Jewish convert.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bithiah
BITHIAH. An Egyptian princess, a daughter of Pharaoh and wife of Mered of the tribe of Judah. The meaning of her name (“daughter of Yah[weh]”) suggests that she became a believer in the Lord (1 Chr 4:18).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bithiah
Bithiah (Heb. biṯyâ)A daughter of the Egyptian pharaoh, wife of the Judahite Mered (1 Chr. 4:17 [MT 18]). Her name (Heb. “daughter of Yahweh”) suggests that she was a follower of Yahwism.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bithiah
Bithiah [bĭ thīˊə] (Heb. biṯyâ “daughter of the Lord”). The daughter of the Egyptian pharaoh and wife of Mered of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr. 4:17). Her name shows that she had been converted to the worship of the God of Israel.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bithiah
Bithi´ah (daughter of the Lord), daughter of a Pharaoh, and wife of Mered. 1 Chron. 4:18. (b.c. about 1491.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bithia
BITHI´A (bi-thi-a; “daughter of Jehovah”) or Bithiah (NIV). Daughter of Pharaoh and wife of Mered, a descendant of Judah (1 Chron. 4:17). Her sons are mentioned in the clause beginning “and she conceived and bore.” As the pharaohs contracted marriages with royal families alone, Mered was probably a person
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bithiah
BITHIAH [bih THIH uh] (daughter of the Lord) — a daughter of Pharaoh who was married to Mered, a descendant of Judah (1 Chr. 4:18). Some scholars feel that “daughter of Pharaoh” is a euphemism for “Egyptian woman” and does not necessarily imply that she was a member of the royal family.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BITHIAH
BITHIAH<bi-thi’-a> (בִּתְיָה‎ [bithyah]; [Βεθθιά, Beththia]; Codex Vaticanus, [Γελιά, Gelia], “daughter of Yah”): The daughter of a Pharaoh who married Mered, a descendant of Judah (1 Chronicles 4:18). Whether this Pharaoh was an Egyptian king, or whether it was in this case a Hebrew name, it is
See also
Relatives
Pharaoh Father
Ezrah Father-In-Law
Mered Husband
Shammai Son
Ishbah Son
Miriam Daughter
Eshtemoa Grandson