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Eglah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eglah
Eglah (עֶגְלָה‎, eglah). The mother of Ithream and one of David’s wives during his reign in Hebron (2 Sam 3:5; 1 Chr 3:3).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eglah (Person)
EGLAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿʿeglâ (עֶגְלָה)]. A wife of David and mother of Ithream (2 Sam 3:5 = 1 Chr 3:3). Little is known of Eglah or her son. She appears as the sixth and last wife/mother mentioned in two lists of David’s sons born in Hebron (2 Sam 3:2–5 and 1 Chr 3:1–3). Eglah is distinguished from the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eglah
Eglah. One of King David’s wives and mother of Ithream (2 Sm 3:5; 1 Chr 3:3). Born while David was still in Hebron, Ithream was the 6th son.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eglah
Eglah egʹlə [Heb. ʿeg̱lâ—‘heifer’]. Wife of David and mother of Ithream (2 S. 3:5 par 1 Ch. 3:3).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eglah
EGLAH One of King David’s wives and mother of Ithream (2 Sm 3:5; 1 Chr 3:3). Born while David was still in Hebron, Ithream was the sixth son.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eglah
EGLAH. A wife of David and mother of Ithream, David’s son who was born in Hebron (2 Sam 3:5; 1 Chr 3:3). Some Jewish tradition has identified her with Michal, daughter of Saul.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eglah
Eglah (Heb. ʿeg̱lâ)One of David’s wives and the mother of Ithream (2 Sam. 3:5 = 1 Chr. 3:3).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Eglah
Eglah [ĕgˊlə] (Heb. ˓eg̱lâ “heifer”). One of the wives of King David, and the mother of Ithream (2 Sam. 3:5 par. 1 Chr. 3:3).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Eglah
EGLAH One of David’s wives and the mother of Ithream (2 Sam 3:5; 1 Chr 3:3; cf. 2 Sam 3:2–5; 1 Chr 3:1–3).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eglah
Eg´lah (a heifer), one of David’s wives during his reign in Hebron. 2 Sam. 3:5; 1 Chron. 3:3. (b.c. 1055.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eglah
EG´LAH (egʹla; “heifer”). One of David’s wives during his reign in Hebron and the mother of his son Ithream (2 Sam. 3:5; 1 Chron. 3:3), about 1000 b.c. The clause appended to Eglah’s name, namely, “David’s wife,” is not added to show that Eglah was David’s principal wife, which would necessitate the
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Eglah
Eglaha heifer, one of David’s wives, and mother of Ithream (2 Sam. 3:5; 1 Chr. 3:3). According to a Jewish tradition she was Michal.
See also
Relatives
Jesse Father-In-Law
David Husband
Ithream Son
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