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Eznites
Eznite • The Eznite
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eznite
Eznite. kjv designation for the preeminent leader of David’s mighty men in 2 Samuel 23:8. Most consider Adino the Eznite a later scribal alteration of the Hebrew text and prefer the reading “Jashobe-am, a Hachmonite” in the parallel passage of 1 Chronicles 11:11 (rsv omits “Adino the Eznite” in the 2
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eznite
EZNITE* kjv designation for the preeminent leader of David’s mighty men in 2 Samuel 23:8. Most consider Adino the Eznite a later scribal alteration of the Hebrew text and prefer the reading “Jashobeam the Hacmonite.”
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eznite the
Ez´nite, The. According to the statement of 2 Sam. 23:8, Adino the Eznite was another name for Jashobeam, a Tachmonite. 1 Chron. 11:11. (Probably the words are a corruption for the Hebrew “he lifted up his spear.”—Fausset.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eznite
EZ´NITE (ezʹnīt). Apparently the patronymic of Adino (which see) given (2 Sam. 23:8) as chief among David’s captains. Concerning this doubtful rendering, Luther expresses the following opinion: “We believe the text to have been corrupted by a writer, probably from some book in an unknown character and
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Eznite
EZNITE [EZ night] — the nickname of Josheb-Basshebeth the Tachmonite, who was “chief among the captains” of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:8).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Eznite
EZNITE Word of uncertain meaning describing the family or tribal relationship of Adino (2 Sam. 23:8), but most modern translations take a clue from the parallel text in 1 Chron. 11:11 and from the earliest Greek translation, omitting Adino the Eznite from the text. (Compare modern translations.) See