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Daniel (descendant of Ithamar)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Daniel, Son of Ithamar
Daniel, Descendant of Ithamar (דָּנִיֵּאל‎, daniyyel). A leader of the family of Ithamar who returned from exile with Ezra (Ezra 8:2). Daniel was also one of the men who signed the written agreement to keep the law during the time of Ezra and Nehemiah (Neh 10:6). In the parallel account (1 Esdras 8:29),
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Daniel (Person)
DANIEL (PERSON) [Heb dānı̄ʾēl (דָּנִאֵל‎), dānı̂yēʾl (דָּנִיֵּאל‎)]. 1. The second son of David, born at Hebron (1 Chr 3:1), the firstborn of David and Abigail of Carmel, Nabal’s widow (1 Samuel 25). He is called “Chileab” in 2 Sam 3:3, a reading which undoubtedly is corrupt (see CHILEAB). In Chronicles
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Daniel (Person)
Daniel (Person). 1. David’s second son, the first by his wife Abigail (1 Chr 3:1). Also called Chileab (2 Sm 3:3).See Chileab.2. Priest, descendant of Ithamar. He signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Ezr 8:2; Neh 10:6).3. Jewish statesman and seer
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Daniel (descendant of Ithamar)
2. A Levite of the family of Ithamar (Ezr. 8:2; Neh. 10:6), who was signatory to the covenant.
Daniel
Daniel danʹyəl [Heb. dānîyēl, dāni’ēl—‘God is my judge’; Gk. Daniēl].
Daniel (the wise)
3. A person of great wisdom and righteousness, associated with Noah and Job in Ezk. 14:14, 20; 28:3, where the NEB reads “Danel.” This latter vocalization of the MT has been influenced by the Ugaritic Legend of Aqht, which dealt with the activities of a Phoenician ruler named Dnil, which can be vocalized
Gamael
Gamael gamʹə-el [Gk Gamaēl]. Chief of the family of Ithamar who went up from Babylon with Ezra (1 Esd. 8:29); called Daniel in Ezr. 8:2.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Daniel (Person)
DANIEL (Person)1. David’s second son, the first by his wife Abigail (1 Chr 3:1); also called Kileab (2 Sm 3:3).See also Kileab.2. Priest, descendant of Ithamar. He signed Ezra’s covenant of faithfulness to God with Nehemiah and others after the exile (Ezr 8:2; Neh 10:6).3. Jewish statesman and seer
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Daniel
Daniel (dan´yuhl).1 David’s second son, according to 1 Chron. 3:1. In 2 Sam. 3:3 his name is given as Chileab.2 A priest and descendant of Ithamar who returned from the exile with Ezra (Ezra 8:2). He may be the same Daniel listed in Neh. 10:6 as one of the priests who signed Ezra’s covenant-renewal
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Daniel
DANIEL. Daniel, an OT hero, is the main character of the book of Daniel. Of royal or noble birth (Dan 1:3), Daniel was taken captive to Babylonia by Nebuchadnezzar in 605 b.c. with other Jewish youths of like ability and attainments (1:1–7), where he spent the remainder of his life and gained distinction
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Daniel
DANIEL (Heb. dāniyyē’l, dāni’el, ‘God is my judge’). 1. Second son of David (1 Ch. 3:1) and Abigail, called also ‘Chileab’ (avmg.). Although older than his brothers Absalom and Adonijah, nothing more is recorded of him, suggesting that he died young. 2. A descendant of Ithamar, who accompanied Ezra
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Daniel
Daniel (Heb. dāniʾēl, dānɩ̂yēʾl)1. David’s second son, according to the Chronicler (1 Chr. 3:1). The author of the books of Samuel remembers his name as Chileab. Since he does not figure in the struggle for succession to David’s throne (2 Sam. 9–1 Kgs. 2), he possibly died before reaching maturity
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Daniel
DANIEL דניאלI. The name Daniel occurs in three contexts in the Hebrew Bible: (1) It occurs twice in the Book of Ezekiel. Ezek 14:14 says that when a land sins, “even if these three →Noah, Daniel and Job were in it, they would deliver but their own lives by their righteousness”. Again in Ezek 28:3 the
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Daniel
DANIEL (Hebrew, “God judges”) The name of three men in the Old Testament, of whom the first is by far the best known.1. The hero of the book of Daniel. Daniel is presented in the account as a youth of a noble Judahite family who was also noted for his intellectual gifts. In 605 b.c., he was deported
See also
Relatives
Ithamar Father
Aaron Grandfather
Eleazar Uncle
Phinehas Cousin
Nadab Uncle
Abihu Uncle
Roles