Eliab, Son of Jesse
Eliab (son of Jesse)
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The oldest son of Jesse and brother of David (1 Chr 2:13). During David’s kingship, Eliab seems to have been the leader of the tribe of Judah; the Septuagint identifies the Elihu (אֱלִיהוּ, elihu) listed in 1 Chr 27:18 as Eliab (Ελιαβ, Eliab).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
ELIHU (PERSON) [Heb ʾĕlı̂hû (אֱלִיהוּ), ʾĕlı̂hûʾ (אְלִיהוּא)]. The name can be interpreted as “El/God it was indeed” (i.e., who acted when the child was born). With its elements inverted, the name is already attested at Ugarit (hwʾil; PTU, 134). M. Noth (IPN, 143–44) may, however, be right in his
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
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.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eliab (son of Jesse)
3. Eldest son of Jesse and brother of David (1 Ch. 2:13; 1 S. 16:6), once called Elihu (1 Ch. 27:18). He was of commanding appearance (1 S. 16:6) and, serving with Saul’s army when it was confronting the Philistines and Goliath, was inclined to lord it over his brother David (17:28f.). His daughter Abihail
Ehilu (son of Jesse)
2. David’s eldest brother Eliab (3) is so called in 1 Ch. 27:18; since the LXX has Eliab here, the MT reading is probably a scribal error, though his eldest brother may well be intended.
Elihu ē-līʹhū, ē-līʹhoo̅ [Heb. ʿělîhûʾ, ʾĕlîhûʾ—‘He is (my) God’; Gk. Ēliou].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ELIHU1. The grandfather of Elkanah, Samuel’s father (1 Sam 1:1); called Eliel in 1 Chr 6:34 and Eliab in 1 Chr 6:27.2. A Manassite captain who deserted King Saul to join David and his guerrillas on their way back to Ziklag (1 Chr 12:20).3. A Korahite gatekeeper among the able descendants of Obed-edom
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
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.
ELIHU (Heb. ’elihû, ‘My God is he’). 1. An Ephraimite, Samuel’s paternal great-grandfather (1 Sa. 1:1), whose name seems to occur as Eliab in 1 Ch. 6:27 and as Eliel in 1 Ch. 6:34. 2. One of the captains of Manasseh, who deserted to David just before the battle of Ziklag (1 Ch. 12:20). 3. A Korahite,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Catholic Bible Dictionary
ELIHU (Hebrew, “God it was indeed”) The name of three men in the Old Testament.1. The great-grandfather of Samuel (1 Sam 1:1). He is also called Eliab (1 Chr 6:12) and Eliel (1 Chr 6:19).2. A chief from Manasseh who joined David at Ziklag and so abandoned Saul (1 Chr 12:21).3. A young man who attempted
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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
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