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Gareb (warrior)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gareb
Gareb (גָּרֵב‎, garev). An Ithrite and one of David’s champions (2 Sam 23:38; 1 Chr 11:40).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gareb (Person)
GAREB (PERSON) [Heb gārēb (גָּרֵב)]. One of the elite group of David’s warriors, known as “The Thirty” (2 Sam 23:38 = 1 Chr 11:40). The etymology of the name is uncertain (see IPN, 227). He is placed near the end of the official list of warriors in 2 Samuel, a position which is reserved for those of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gareb (Person)
Gareb (Person). Warrior among David’s mighty soldiers (2 Sm 23:38; 1 Chr 11:40).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gareb
1. An Ithrite who was one of David’s “mighty men” (2 S. 23:38; cf. 1 Ch. 11:40).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gareb (Person)
GAREB (Person) Warrior among David’s mighty soldiers (2 Sm 23:38; 1 Chr 11:40).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gareb
GAREB1. One of David’s mighty men who was numbered among the 30 (2 Sam 23:38; 1 Chr 11:40), and Ithrite (q.v.), a member of a Kirjath-jearim family (cf. 1 Chr 2:53).2. The name of a hill of uncertain site near Jerusalem to which the city would expand, according to a prophecy of Jeremiah (Jer 31:39).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gareb
Gareb (Heb. gārēḇ) (PERSON)An Ithrite and one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:38 = 1 Chr. 11:40). The LXX and Syr. list his home as Jattir.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gareb (Person)
GAREB [gârˊĕb] (Heb. gārēḇ “leprous”) (PERSON).† An Ithrite and one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:38; 1 Chr. 11:40). The JB, following the LXX and Syriac, lists his home as Jattir.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Gareb
GAREB (Hebrew gārēb) One of David’s elite warriors and a member of the famed “Thirty” (2 Sam 23:38; 1 Chr 11:40).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gareb
GA´REB (gāʹreb; “scabby”).1. An Ithrite, i.e., a descendant of Jethro, or Jether, and one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:38; 1 Chron. 11:40), about 1000 b.c.2. A hill near Jerusalem, apparently NW (Jer. 31:39).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Gareb
Garebscabby; itch. (1.) One of David’s warriors (2 Sam. 23:38), an Ithrite.(2.) A hill near Jerusalem (Jer. 31:39), probably the hill of lepers, and consequently a place outside the boundary of the city.
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