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Chabris
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Chabris
Chabris (Χαβρις, Chabris). Son of Gothoniel who was one of the three officials of Bethulia in the time of Judith (Judith 6:15; 8:10; 10:6).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chabris (Person)
CHABRIS (PERSON) [Gk Chabris (Χαβρις)]. One of the elders of Bethulia (Jdt 6:15; 8:10; 10:16). He is also identified as the son of Gothoniel. The name Chabris is confined to the book of Judith, where at least 13 spelling variants are attested in the various Gk manuscripts. Given the number of variants,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chabris
Chabris kāʹbris [Gk. Abris; Chabreis]. Son of Gothoniel, one of the three rulers of Bethulia in the time of Judith (Jth. 6:15; 8:10; 10:6).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Chabris
CHABRIS Gothoniel’s son, and one of three magistrates of Bethulia (Jdt 6:14–15; 10:6). Chabris and his colleagues were rebuked by Judith for putting a time limit on how long they would wait for the Lord to deliver their city from the Assyrians (Jdt 8:9–27).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CHABRIS
CHABRIS<ka’-bris> ([ Ἀβρίς, Abris], [Χαβρείς, Chabreis]): Son of Gothoniel, one of the three rulers of Bethulia in the time of Judith (Judith 6:15; 8:10; 10:6).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Chabris
Chabris kab′ris (Χαβρις, with spelling variations in the mss). Son of Gothoniel; he was one of the three rulers of Bethulia to whom Judith appealed for help when Holofernes threatened (Jdt. 6:15; 8:10; 10:6).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Chabris
CHABRIS, kā′bris (Ἀβρίς, Abrís, Χαβρείς, Chabreís): Son of Gothoniel, one of the three rulers of Bethulia in the time of Judith (Jth 6:15; 8:10; 10:6).
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Chabris
Chabris [kab-ris]: the son of Gothoniel; one of the elders of Bethulia whom Judith asked for help (Jth. 6:15)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CHABRIS
CHABRIS kab´ris [Χαβρίς Chabris]. Gothoniel’s son and a magistrate of Bethulia to whom Judith presents her plan to deliver their city (Jdt 6:15; 8:10; 10:6).
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