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Eliab (musician)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eliab the Musician
Eliab the Musician (אֱלִיאָב‎, eli'av). A Levite who accompanied the ark of the covenant when it was returned to Jerusalem (1 Chr 15:18, 20; 16:5).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eliab (Person)
ELIAB (PERSON) [Heb ʾĕlı̂ʾāb (אֱלִיאָב)]. Var. ELIHU; ELIEL. 1. Prominent man in the tribe of Zebulon, son of Helon (Num 1:9). He represented his tribe’s interests as an assistant to Moses in the wilderness. After the census of the tribes, he was Zebulon’s leader (Num 2:7–8) and commanded a host of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eliab
Eliab. 1. Heron’s son and leader of Zebulun’s tribe when the Israelites were roaming in the Sinai wilderness after their escape from Egypt (Nm 1:9; 2:7; 10:16). As leader he presented his tribe’s offering at the consecration of the tabernacle (Nm 7:24, 29).2. Member of Reuben’s tribe and son of Pallu.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eliab
ELIAB1. Helon’s son and leader of Zebulun’s tribe when the Israelites were roaming in the Sinai wilderness after their escape from Egypt (Nm 1:9; 2:7; 10:16). As leader, he presented his tribe’s offering at the consecration of the tabernacle (7:24, 29).2. Member of Reuben’s tribe and son of Pallu.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Eliab
Eliab (i-li´uhb; Heb., “El [God] is father”).1 Reubenite father of Dathan and Abiram who rebelled against Moses (Num. 16:1).2 Son of Helon, leader of Zebulun in the generation prior to the Israelite settlement in Canaan (Num. 10:16).3 A Levite in the line of Kohath (1 Chron. 6:27).4 David’s oldest
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eliab
ELIAB. The name occurs in Akkad. texts as Ili-abi.1. A representative or “prince” of the tribe of Zebulun who assisted Moses in the census, etc. (Num 1:9; 2:7; 7:24, 29; 10:16).2. A Reubenite, father of the rebels Dathan and Abiram (Num 16:1, 12; 26:8, 9).3. An ancestor of Samuel descended from the
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eliab
ELIAB. ‘God is father’, a common OT name. 1. A son of Helon, prince and representative of Zebulun (Nu. 1:9; 2:7, etc.). 2. A Reubenite, the son of Pallu and father of Dathan, Abiram and Nemuel (Nu. 26:8–9). 3. The eldest son of Jesse and brother of David (1 Sa. 16:5ff., etc.), father of Abihail (2 Ch.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eliab
Eliab (Heb. ʾĕlɩ̂ʾāḇ)1. The son of Helon; leader of the Zebulunites during the wilderness period (Num. 2:7; 10:16). He assisted Moses in the census of the Exodus generation (Num. 1:9) and brought an offering to the tabernacle when it was completed (7:24–29).2. A descendant of Reuben (Num. 26:8–9);
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eliab
Eli´ab (God is my father).1. Son of Helon and leader of the tribe of Zebulun at the time of the census in the wilderness of Sinai. Num. 1:9; 2:7; 7:24, 29; 10:16. (b.c. 1490.)2. A Reubenite, father of Dathan and Abiram. Num. 16:1, 12; 26:8, 9; Deut. 11:6.3. One of David’s brothers, the eldest of the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eliab
ELI´AB (e-līʹab; “God is father”).1. A son of Helon and the leader of the tribe of Zebulun, who assisted Moses in numbering the people (Num. 1:9; 2:7; 10:16), about 1440 b.c. He is mentioned (7:24–29) as presenting the offering of his tribe at the dedication of the Tabernacle.2. A Reubenite, son of
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