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Ezbai
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ezbai
Ezbai (אֶזְבָּי‎, ezbay). Father of Naarai—one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:37).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ezbai (Person)
EZBAI (PERSON) [Heb ʾezbāy (אֶזְבָּי)]. Father of Naarai in 1 Chr 11:37 in the list of David’s warriors. In the parallel in 2 Sam 23:35, this warrior is called Paarai the Arbite. See NAARAI. There may be a textual confusion between nʿry bn ʾzby (1 Chr 11:37) and pʿry hʾrby (2 Sam 23:35). If this is
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ezbai
Ezbai. Father of Naarai, one of David’s elite force known as “the 30” (1 Chr 11:37). In 2 Samuel 23:35 he is called Paarai the Arbite. This has led some interpreters to suggest that “the son of Ezbai” in the 1 Chronicles passage is a corruption of “the Arbite” and that the correct reading of his name
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ezbai
Ezbai ēzʹbə-i, ezʹbi [Heb. ʾezbāy—‘shining,’ ‘blooming’; [Gk. Azōbai]. The father of one of David’s “mighty men” (1 Ch. 11:37). However, ʾzby appears to be a corruption of ʾrby, “Arbite” (2 S. 23:35).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ezbai
EZBAI Father of Naarai, one of David’s elite force known as “the thirty” (1 Chr 11:37). In 2 Samuel 23:35 he is called Paarai the Arbite. This has led some interpreters to suggest that “the son of Ezbai” in the 1 Chronicles passage is a corruption of “the Arbite” and that the correct reading of his name
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ezbai
EZBAI. The name of one of David’s mighty men, the father of Naaral (1 Chr 11:37).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ezbai
Ezbai (Heb. ʾezbāy)The father of Naarai, one of David’s Champions (1 Chr. 11:37). The name may be a corrupted reading of “the Arbite” (Heb. ʾrby), an epithet of Paarai in the parallel list (2 Sam. 23:35).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ezbai
Ezbai [ĕzˊbī] (Heb. ˒ezbāy “shining”). The father of Naarai, one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr. 11:37). The name may be a corrupted reading of “the Arbite” (Heb. ˒rby), an epithet of Paarai (2 Sam. 23:35).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ezba-i
Ez´ba-i (shining), father of Naarai, who was one of David’s thirty mighty men. 1 Chron. 11:37. (b.c. 1046.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ezbai
EZ´BAI (ezʹbye). The father of Naarai, one of David’s mighty men (1 Chron. 11:37), after 1000 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ezbai
EZBAI [EZ ba eye] — the father of Naarai, one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr. 11:37).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EZBAI
EZBAI<ez’-ba-i>, <ez’-bi> ([אֶזְבָּי‎, ’ezbay], “shining,” “blooming”; [ Ἀζωβαί, Azobai]): One of David’s “mighty men” (1 Chronicles 11:37; compare 2 Samuel 23:35 margin).
See also
Relatives
Paarai Son