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Eliam (warrior)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eliam, Son of Ahithophel
Eliam, Son of Ahithophel (אֱלִיעָם‎, eli'am). One of David’s mighty men (2 Sam 23:34). May be the same as the Eliam mentioned in 2 Sam 11:3 as the father of Bathsheba.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
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.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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)
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
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
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
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
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
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Ahithophel Father
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