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Elnaam
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Elnaam
Elnaam (אֶלְנָעַם‎, elna'am). Father of two of David’s mighty men, Jeribai and Joshaviah (1 Chr 11:46).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Elnaam (Person)
ELNAAM (PERSON) [Heb ʾelnaʿam (אֶלְנַעַם)]. Father of Jeribai and Joshaviah, two of David’s warriors, in 1 Chr 11:46. These warriors are two of the sixteen which Chronicles lists in addition to David’s “Thirty” brave men (cf. 1 Chr 11:26–41 = 2 Sam 23:24–39 see DAVID’S CHAMPIONS). The additional sixteen
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Elnaam
Elnaam. Father of two mighty warriors in David’s army, Jeribai and Joshaviah (1 Chr 11:46).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Elnaam
Elnaam el-nāʹəm [Heb. ʾelnaʿam—‘God is delightfulness’]. According to the MT the father of two of David’s warriors (1 Ch. 11:46): according to the LXX himself one of the warriors.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Elnaam
ELNAAM Father of two mighty warriors in David’s army, Jeribai and Joshaviah (1 Chr 11:46).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Elnaam
ELNAAM. According to the Heb. text of 1 Chr 11:46, he was the father of Jeribai and Joshaviah, two of 16 men added by the Chronicler to the list of David’s guard, the “thirty,” as found in 2 Sam 23:24–39 (cf. 1 Chr 11:41 ff.) The LXX says, “Eliel the Mahavite and Jeribai and Joshaviah, his son, and Elnaam
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Elnaam
Elnaam (Heb. ʾelnaʿam)The father of Jeribai and Joshaviah, two of David’s warriors (1 Chr. 11:46). The LXX lists Elnaam himself as one of the warriors.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Elnaam
Elnaam [ĕ1 nāˊəm] (Heb. ˒elna˓am “God is pleasantness”). The father of Jeribai and Joshaviah, two of David’s mighty men (1 Chr. 11:46); the LXX lists Elnaam himself as one of the warriors.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Elnaam
El´naam (God his delight), the father of Jeribai and Joshaviah, two of David’s guard, according to 1 Chron. 11:46.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Elnaam
ELNA´AM (el-naʹam; “God his delight”). Father of Jeribai and Joshaviah, two of David’s distinguished warriors (1 Chron. 11:46), about 1000 b.c. “In the Septuagint the second warrior is said to be the son of the first, and Elnaam is given himself as a member of the guard.”
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Elnaam
ELNAAM [el NAY am] (God is pleasantness) — the father of Jeribai and Joshaviah, two of David’s mighty men (1 Chr. 11:46).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ELNAAM
ELNAAM<el-na’-am> ([אֶלְנַעַם‎, ’elnàam], “God is delightfulness”; compare Phoenician “Gadnaam”): According to Massoretic Text the father of two of David’s warriors (1 Chronicles 11:46); according to Septuagint himself one of the warriors.
See also
Relatives
Joshaviah Son
Jeribai Son