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Eliam (Amiel)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ammiel
Eliam, Father of Bathsheba (אֱלִיעָם‎, eli'am). The father of Bathsheba (2 Sam 11:3). Called Ammiel (עַמִּיאֵל‎, ammi'el) in 1 Chr 3:5. May be the same as the Eliam mentioned in 2 Sam 23:34 as one of David’s mighty men.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ammiel (Person)
AMMIEL (PERSON) [Heb ʿammı̂ʾēl (עַמִּיאֵל)]. Var. ELIAM. The name Ammiel is a compound of the Hebrew words ʿam (“people, relatives”) and ʾel (“God”), thus signifying “My kinsman (relative?) is God.” The name was given to four different OT individuals.1. A son of GEMALLI, Ammiel represented the tribe
Eliam (Person)
ELIAM (PERSON) [Heb ʾelı̂ʿām (אֶלִיעָם)]. Var. AMMIEL. The father of Bathsheba (2 Sam 11:3) and one of David’s mighty men, the son of Ahithophel of Gilo (2 Sam 23:34). See also DAVID’S CHAMPIONS.While many scholars view these to be references to two separate individuals (Ackroyd 2 Samuel CBC; IDB),
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ammiel
Ammiel. 1. Gemalli’s son, one of 12 men sent by Moses to spy out the land of Canaan. Ammiel represented Dan’s tribe (Nm 13:12) and later “died by plague before the Lord” (Nm 14:37).2. Father of Machir of Lo-debar. Mephibosheth, Jonathan’s son, was hidden from David in Machir’s house (2 Sm 9:4, 5). Machir
Eliam
Eliam. 1. Alternate name for Ammiel, Bathsheba’s father, in 2 Samuel 11:3.See Ammiel # 3.2. Alternate name for Ahijah the Pelonite in 2 Samuel 23:34.See Ahijah # 7.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eliam (Amiel)
3. Father of Bathshua (or Bathsheba), one of David’s wives, who was mother of Solomon (1 Ch. 3:5). In the parallel 2 S. 11:3, by transposition of the two parts of the name he is called Eliam, meaning “my God is a kinsman.”
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ammiel
AMMIEL1. Gemalli’s son, one of 12 men sent by Moses to spy out the land of Canaan. Ammiel represented Dan’s tribe (Nm 13:12) and later died because of a plague (Nm 14:37).2. Father of Machir of Lo-debar. Mephibosheth, Jonathan’s son, was hidden from David in Machir’s house (2 Sm 9:4–5). Machir later
Eliam
ELIAM1. Alternate name for Ammiel, Bathsheba’s father, in 2 Samuel 11:3. See Ammiel #3.2. Alternate name for Ahijah the Pelonite in 2 Samuel 23:34. See Ahijah #7.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ammiel
Ammiel (am´ee-uhl).1 A Danite, son of Amishaddai. He was one of the spies sent by Moses into Canaan (Num. 13:12).2 The father of Machir, who protected Jonathan’s son, Mephibosheth (2 Sam. 9:4–5), and equipped David at Mahanaim (17:27).3 The father of Bath-shua (variant spelling of Bathsheba; 1 Chron.
Eliam
Eliam (i-li´uhm; Heb., “El [God] is people”).1 One of David’s elite warriors, the son of the Gilonite Ahithophel (2 Sam. 23:34).2 The father of Bathsheba (2 Sam. 11:3), called Ammiel in 1 Chron. 3:5 (both names include the same components, but in reversed order). See also Ammiel.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ammiel
AMMIEL1. A man of the tribe of Dan. One of the 12 spies sent out by Moses to look over Canaan. He was with the majority who brought an unfavorable report and died under God’s judgment (Num 13:12).2. A Manassite of Lodebar in Gilead. He was the father of Machir who protected Mephibosheth, the lame son
Eliam
ELIAMThe name has been found on an ancient Heb. seal.1. The father of Bath-sheba (2 Sam 11:3); called Ammiel (q.v.) in 1 Chr 3:5, the two basic elements of the names, ’ēl and ‘am, being interchanged. The name would mean “my God is a kinsman.”2. Son of Ahithophel and one of David’s “mighty men” (2
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ammiel
Ammiel (Heb. ʿammɩ̂ʾēl)1. The son of Gemalli, of the tribe of Dan. He was one of the 12 men sent to spy out Canaan (Num. 13:12).2. The father of Machir, a Manassehite from Lo-debar (2 Sam. 9:4; 17:27).3. The father of Uriah’s wife Bathshua/Bathsheba who later became the wife of David (1 Chr. 3:5).
Eliam
Eliam (Heb. ʾĕlɩ̂ʿām) (also AMMIEL)1. The father of Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah the Hittite (2 Sam. 11:3). At 1 Chr. 3:5 he is called Ammiel.2. The son of Ahithophel of Gilo, who became one of David’s Thirty (2 Sam. 23:34).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Eliam
ELIAM The father of Bathsheba (2 Sam 11:3) and a warrior in the army of David (2 Sam 23:34).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ammi-el
Am´mi-el (people of God).1. The spy from the tribe of Dan. Num. 13:12. (b.c. 1490.) He perished by the plague for his evil report.2. Father of Machir of Lo-debar. 2 Sam. 9:4, 5; 17:27.3. Father of Bath-sheba, 1 Chron. 3:5, called Eliam in 2 Sam. 11:3.4. The sixth son of Obed-edom, 1 Chron. 26:5,
Eliam
Eli´am (God’s people).1. Father of Bath-sheba, the wife of David. 2 Sam. 11:3.2. One of David’s “thirty” warriors. 2 Sam. 23:34.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ammiel
AM´MIEL (amʹi-el; “people of God”).1. The son of Gemalli, of the tribe of Dan, one of the twelve spies sent by Moses to explore the land of Canaan (Num. 13:12), c. 1439 b.c. He was, of course, one of the ten who perished by the plague for their “very bad report” (Num. 14:37).2. The father of Machir
Eliam
E´LIAM (eʹli-am; “God of the people”).1. The father of Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah and afterward of David (2 Sam. 11:3). In the list of 1 Chron. 3:5 the names of both father and daughter are altered, the former to Ammiel and the latter to Bath-shua.2. Son of Ahithophel, the Gilonite, one of David’s
See also
Relatives
David Son-In-Law
Uriah Son-In-Law
Bathsheba Daughter
Solomon Grandson
Nathan Grandson
Shammua Grandson
Shobab Grandson