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Carmi (father of Achan)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Carmi, Son of Zabdi
Carmi, Son of Zabdi (כַּרְמִי‎, karmiy). Father of Achan, the man who took forbidden items from Jericho (Josh 7:1, 18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Carmi (Person)
CARMI (PERSON) [Heb karmı̂ (כַּרְמִי)]. CARMITES. 1. The fourth son of Reuben. He went down to Egypt with his father when the family of Jacob migrated from Canaan to Goshen (Gen 46:9; Exod 6:14; 1 Chr 5:3). He was the ancestor of the family of the Carmites (Num 26:6).2. A man from Judah, he was the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Carmi
Carmi. 1. One of Reuben’s sons; he accompanied his grandfather Jacob into Egypt (Gn 46:9; Ex 6:14; 1 Chr 5:3) and founded the family of Carmites (Nm 26:5–7).2. Achan’s father and a member of Judah’s tribe (Jos 7:1, 18; 1 Chr 2:7; 4:1).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Carmi (father of Achan)
2. A Judahite (1 Ch. 2:7), son of Zabdi (according to Josh. 7:1) and father of Achan (given the name of “Achar” in 1 Ch. 2:7). In “the sons of Carmi” (1 Ch. 2:7), Carmi is probably to be taken as the son of Zimri (=Zabdi, Josh. 7:1). The Targum, however, has “Carmi who is Zimri.” The LXX identifies Zimri
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Carmi
CARMI1. One of Reuben’s sons; he accompanied his grandfather Jacob into Egypt (Gn 46:9; Ex 6:14; 1 Chr 5:3) and founded the family of Carmites (Nm 26:5–7).2. Achan’s father and a member of Judah’s tribe (Jos 7:1, 18; 1 Chr 2:7; 4:1).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Carmi
Carmi (kahr´mi).1 The son of Reuben (Gen. 46:9; Exod. 6:14; 1 Chron. 5:3) who migrated to Egypt with his brothers and was subsequently considered head of the Carmites (Num. 26:6).2 The father of Achan (Josh. 7:1, 18; Achar in 1 Chron. 2:7), the man who stole spoils dedicated to God after the conquest
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Carmi
CARMI, CARMITES1. A son of Reuben, and founder of a tribal family (Gen 46:9; Ex 6:14; Num 26:6).2. A Judahite (1 Chr 2:7), son of Zabdi, according to Josh 7:1, and father of Achan, who is given the name of “Achar” in (1 Chr 2:7). The Carmi of 1 Chr 4:1 is probably a scribal variant of Caleb (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Carmi
Carmi (Heb. karmɩ̂) (also ACHAR)1. The youngest son of Reuben, who accompanied the other sons of Jacob to Egypt (Gen. 46:9; Exod. 6:14; 1 Chr. 5:3; cf. Num. 26:6).2. A Judahite and the father of Achan (Josh. 7:1, 18; called “Achar” at 1 Chr. 2:7).3. A possible alternate name for Caleb at 1 Chr. 2:18.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Carmi
CARMI The name of two men in the Old Testament.1. The fourth son of Reuben (Gen 46:9; Exod 6:14; 1 Chr 5:3).2. The son of Zabdi (Josh 7:1, 18) and father of Achan, who violated the ban of Joshua upon the city of Jericho (Josh 6:17–19).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Carmi
Car´mi (vine dresser).1. The fourth son of Reuben, the progenitor of the family of the Carmites. Gen. 46:9; Ex. 6:14; Num. 26:6; 1 Chron. 5:3.2. A man of the tribe of Judah, father of Achan, the “troubler of Israel.” Josh. 7:1, 18; 1 Chron. 2:7; 4:1.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Carmi
CAR´MI (karʹmi; “vine-dresser”).1. The fourth son of Reuben (Gen. 46:9; Ex. 6:14), about 1870 b.c. His descendants were called Carmites (Num. 26:6).2. The son of Hezron (Judah’s grandson), and father of Hur (1 Chron. 4:1). He is elsewhere called Caleb (2:18), or Chelubai (2:9).3. The son of Zabdi
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Relatives
Zabdi Father
Achan Son
Zerah Grandfather
Azariah Cousin
Pethahiah Cousin
Meshezabel Uncle
Ethan Uncle
Dara Uncle