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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Evi
Evi (אֱוִי‎, ewiy). One of five Midianite kings killed by the Israelites in the desert (Num 31:8; Josh 13:21).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Evi (Person)
EVI (PERSON) [Heb ʾĕwı̂ (אֱוִי)]. A king of the Midianites (Num 31:8; Josh 13:21). The root ʾwy means “to seek shelter, refuge” in Canaanite and Arabic, and produces the personal names ʾwy (Phoenician, Safaitic, and ancient Syriac), ʾwyʾbʿl (Punic), ʾwʾ (Ammonite), the tribal name ʾwym (Sabaic), and
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Evi
Evi. One of five Midianite kings killed in a battle against Israel under the leadership of Moses (Nm 31:8). Apparently God directed Moses to go to battle against Midian because the Midianites had led the Israelites into pagan religious practices. In Joshua 13:21 Evi is called a prince of Sihon, the Midianite
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Evi
Evi ēʹvī [Heb. ʾĕ—‘desire’; Gk. Euei]. One of the five kings or chiefs of the Midianites slain by Israel during their sojourn in the plains of Moab (Nu. 31:8; Josh. 13:21).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Evi
EVI One of five Midianite kings killed in a battle against Israel under the leadership of Moses (Nm 31:8). Apparently, God directed Moses to go to battle against Midian because the Midianites had led the Israelites into pagan religious practices. In Joshua 13:21, Evi is called a prince of Sihon, the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Evi
EVI. One of the five kings of Midian slain by the Israelites at the direction of Moses (Num 31:8). Josh 13:21 indicates that the land of Evi, along with that of the princes of Sihon and the other four chiefs of Midian, was given to the tribe of Reuben for an inheritance. It was on the E side of the Dead
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Evi
Evi (Heb. ʾĕwɩ̂)A Midianite king and vassal of the Amorite Sihon. With four other Midianite kings he was defeated and slain by the Hebrews (Num. 31:8; Josh. 13:21) following the Israelite apostasy in the plains of Moab (Num. 25:1–3).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Evi
Evi [ēˊvī] (Heb. ˒e “desire”). A Midianite king and vassal of the Amorite Sihon. With four other Midianite kings he was defeated and slain by the Hebrews (Num. 31:8; Josh. 13:21) following the Israelite apostasy in the plains of Moab (Num. 25:1–3).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Evi
E´vi (desire), one of the five kings or princes of Midian slain by the Israelites. Num. 31:8; Josh. 13:21.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Evi
E´VI (ēʹvi; “desirous”). One of the five kings of the Midianites slain by the Israelites in the war arising out of the idolatry of Baal-peor, induced by the suggestion of Balaam (Num. 31:8), and whose lands were afterward allotted to Reuben (Josh. 13:21), 1441 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Evi
EVI [EE vie] — one of five kings of Midian killed by the Israelites (Num. 31:8).
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