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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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. 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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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, 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 (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
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.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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