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Chalphi
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Chalphi
Chalphi (Χαλφί, Chalphi). Father of Judas; Judas (son of Chalphi), along with Mattathias, supported Jonathan Maccabeus at the battle of Gennesaret (1 Macc 11:70).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chalphi (Person)
CHALPHI (PERSON) [Gk Chalphi (Χαλφι)]. Father of Judas, a commander of elite troops under the Hasmonaean Jonathan (1 Macc 11:70). Nothing is known about the ancestry or descent of this family. Even the rendering of this name in Greek and its derivation is uncertain. Josephus (Ant 13.5.7.161) renders
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chalphi
Chalphi kal̀fī [Gk. Chalphi]; AV CALPHI. Father of Judas, who, along with Mattathias, steadily supported Jonathan at the battle of Gennesaret when the hosts of Demetrius’ princes were routed (1 Macc. 11:70).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Chalphi
CHALPHI Father of Judas, one of the two captains of Jonathan Maccabeus’s army who stood firm at the battle of Gennesarat (1 Macc 11:67–74) when others fled after being ambushed. Jonathan, Judas, and the other captain, Mattathias, rallied the troops and repulsed the enemy.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CHALPHI
CHALPHI<kal’-fi> ([Χαλφί, Chalphi]; the King James Version Calphi): Father of Judas, who, along with Mattathias, steadily supported Jonathan at the battle of Gennesar when the hosts of Demetrius’ princes were routed (1 Macc 11:70).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Chalphi
Chalphi kal′fi (Χαλφι, derivation uncertain). The father of a Jewish commander named Judas (1 Macc. 11:70; KJV, “Calphi”; Jos. Ant. 13.5.7 §161 calls him Chapsaios). Only Judas and another commander, Mattathias, stood with Jonathan Maccabee when others fled at Hazor after walking into an ambush. Jonathan
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Chalphi
CHALPHI, kalʹfī (Χαλφί, Chalphí; AV Calphi): Father of Judas, who, along with Mattathias, steadily supported Jonathan at the battle of Gennesar when the hosts of Demetrius’ princes were routed (1 Macc 11:70).
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Chalphi
Chalphi [kal-fī]: the father of Judas (2); a commander in the army of Jonathan Maccabeus (1 Macc. 11:70)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CHALPHI
CHALPHI kal´fi [Χαλφι Chalphi]. Father of JUDAS, a commander who, along with MATTATHIAS, remained to fight alongside JONATHAN (1 Macc 11:70), the Maccabean leader. Chalphi may be the same as Chapseus, whom Josephus mentions as Jonathan’s father (Ant. 13.5.7).
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Judas Son