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Eshek
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eshek
Eshek (עֵשֶׁק‎, esheq). Brother of Azel. Descendant of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:39).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eshek (Person)
ESHEK (PERSON) [Heb ʿēšeq (עֵשֶׁק)]. A Benjaminite, a descendant of King Saul according to the genealogy in 1 Chr 8:39. The name Eshek is unique to this person and its etymology is unclear. (Rudolph [Chronicles HAT, 80]; Noth [IPN, 254] find the translations “oppression,” “a forced groan” unacceptable.)
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eshek
Eshek. Descendant of Jonathan, Saul’s son. Eshek’s grandsons were “mighty men of valor” in the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:38–40).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eshek
Eshek ēʹshek [Heb. ʿēšeq—‘oppressor’]. A descendant of Jonathan son of Saul (1 Ch. 8:39).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eshek
ESHEK Descendant of Jonathan, Saul’s son. Eshek’s grandsons were mighty men of valor in the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:38–40).Valley of Eshcol The spies traveled from Kadesh-barnea, through the valley of Eshcol, to Rehob, and back again—a total of 500 miles (804.5 kilometers).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eshek
ESHEK. A Benjamite, brother of Azel, descended from Jonathan; he had three sons (1 Chr 8:39).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eshek
Eshek (Heb. ʿēšeq)A Benjaminite, descendant of Saul and Jonathan (1 Chr. 8:39).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Eshek
Eshek [ēˊshĕk] (Heb. ˓ēšeq “oppressor”). A descendant of Saul’s son Jonathan (1 Chr. 8:39).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eshek
E´SHEK (eʹshek; “oppression”). A brother of Azel, a Benjamite, one of the late descendants of King Saul; the father of Ulam, the founder of a large and noted family of archers (1 Chron. 8:39).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Eshek
ESHEK [EE sheck] — a Benjamite; descendant of King Saul through Jonathan (1 Chr. 8:39).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ESHEK
ESHEK<e’-shek> ([עֵשֶׁק‎, ̀esheq], “oppressor”): A descendant of Jonathan, son of Saul, first king of Israel (1 Chronicles 8:39).
See also
Relatives
Azel Brother
Eliphelet Son
Ulam Son
Jeush Son
Ishmael Nephew
Obadiah Nephew
Hanan Nephew
Azrikam Nephew
Sheariah Nephew
Bocheru Nephew