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Gadi
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gadi
Gadi (גָּדִי‎, gadiy). The father of king Menahem of Israel (2 Kgs 15:14–17).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gadi (Person)
GADI (PERSON) [Heb gādı̂ (גָּדִי)]. The father of Menahem king of Israel and the assassin of Shallum ben Jabesh (2 Kgs 15:14, 17). Nothing is known about him apart from these 2 references. The name ending has suggested to some scholars that it refers not to his father’s name, but to Menahem’s place
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gadi
Gadi. Father of Menahem. Menahem revolted and killed Shallum, king of Israel, placing himself on the throne as king in his stead (2 Kgs 15:14, 17).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gadi
Gadi gādī [Heb gāḏî—‘fortunate’]. The father of Menahem, one of the kings of Israel who reached the throne through murder (2 K. 15:14, 17).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gadi
GADI Father of Menahem. Menahem revolted and killed Shallum, king of Israel, placing himself on the throne as king (2 Kgs 15:14, 17).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gadi
GADI. The father of Menahem, who became king of Israel after slaying Shallum (2 Kgs 15:14, 17).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gadi
Gadi (Heb. gāḏɩ̂)The father of King Menahem of Israel (2 Kgs. 15:14, 17).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gadi
Gadi [gāˊdī (Heb. gāḏî “my fortune”). The father of King Menahem of Israel (2 Kgs. 15:14).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gadi
GA´DI (gaʹdi; a “Gadite”). The father of the usurper Menahem, who “went up from Tirzah and came to Samaria, and struck Shallum,” king of Israel (2 Kings 15:14), and reigned ten years over Israel (v. 17), about 741 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gadi
GADI [GA dih] (my fortune) — the father of Menahem, king of Israel (2 Kin. 15:14, 17).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GADI
GADI<ga’-di> ([גָּדִי‎, gadhi], “fortunate”): The father of Menahem, one of the kings of Israel who reached the throne through blood (2 Ki 15:14, 17).
See also
Relatives
Menahem Son
Pekahiah Grandson