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Eliada (commander)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eliada the Commander
Eliada the Commander (אֶלְיָדָע‎, elyada'). A commander in Jehoshaphat’s army, from the tribe of Benjamin (2 Chr 17:17).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eliada (Person)
ELIADA (PERSON) [Heb ʾelyādāʿ (אֶלְיָדָע‎)]. 1. One of 13 sons of David listed as having been born in Jerusalem (1 Chr 3:5–9; 14:3–7; cf. 2 Sam 5:13–16). His mother was among the several wives and concubines whom David took in Jerusalem, but she is not named. His name means “God knows” (2 Sam 5:16 and
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eliada
Eliada. 1. One of King David’s sons, born in Jerusalem (2 Sm 5:16; 1 Chr 3:8). He is also called Beeliada in 1 Chronicles 14:7.2. Father of Rezon, the king of Damascus and an adversary of Solomon (1 Kgs 11:23, kjv Eliadah).3. General under King Jehoshaphat. Eliada and the 200,000 warriors he commanded
Eliadah
Eliadah. kjv spelling of Eliada, Rezon’s father, in 1 Kings 11:23.See Eliada # 2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eliada (commander)
2. A descendant of Benjamin and a captain in the army of Jehoshaphat, commander of 200,000 men (2 Ch. 17:17).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eliada
ELIADA1. One of King David’s sons, born in Jerusalem (2 Sm 5:16; 1 Chr 3:8). He is also called Beeliada in 1 Chronicles 14:7.2. Father of Rezon, the king of Damascus and an adversary of Solomon (1 Kgs 11:23).3. General under King Jehoshaphat. Eliada and the 200,000 warriors he commanded were from
Eliadah
ELIADAH* kjv spelling of Eliada, Rezon’s father, in 1 Kings 11:23. See Eliada #2.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Eliada
Eliada (i-li´uh-duh; Heb., “El [God] knows”).1 One of David’s sons born in Jerusalem (2 Sam. 5:16), also called Beeliada (Heb., “Baal knows,” 1 Chron. 14:7). Although Baal could simply mean “lord,” names that contained “baal” were sometimes changed by biblical editors to avoid any association with the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eliada, Eliadah
ELIADA, ELIADAH1. One of the sons born to David by a wife or concubine at Jerusalem (2 Sam 5:16; 1 Chr 3:8). He is called Beeliada in 1 Chr 14:7.2. Father of Rezon of Syria who was an implacable enemy of Israel during Solomon’s reign (1 Kgs 11:23; KJV, Eliadah).3. A man of Benjamin, commander of 200,000
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eliada
Eliada (Heb. ʾelyāḏāʿ) (also BEELIADA)1. One of David’s sons born in Jerusalem of an unnamed mother (2 Sam. 5:16; 1 Chr. 3:8). In a parallel list he is named Beeliada (1 Chr. 14:7).2. The father of the Syrian king Rezon, the adversary of Solomon (1 Kgs. 11:23).3. A Benjaminite who assumed a commanding
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eliada
Eli´ada (known by God).1. One of David’s sons; according to the lists, the youngest but one of the family born to him after his establishment in Jerusalem. 2 Sam. 5:16; 1 Chron. 3:8. (b.c. after 1033.)2. A mighty man of war, a Benjamite, who led 200,000 of his tribe to the army of Jehoshaphat. 2 Chron.
Eliadah
Eli´adah, father of Rezon, the captain of a marauding band that annoyed Solomon. 1 Kings 11:23.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eliada
ELI´ADA (e-līʹa-da; “God is knowing”).1. One of the youngest sons of David, born at Jerusalem, the child (as it would seem) of one of his wives and not of a concubine (2 Sam. 5:16; 1 Chron. 3:8–9), after 1000 b.c. In 14:7 the name appears in the form Beeliada (whom the “master has known”). As to the
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Eliada
Eliadawhom God cares for. (1.) One of David’s sons born after his establishment in Jerusalem (2 Sam. 5:16).(2.) A mighty man of war, a Benjamite (2 Chr. 17:17).(3.) An Aramite of Zobah, captain of a marauding band that troubled Solomon (1 Kings 11:23).
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