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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gizonites
Gizonites (גִּזוֹנִי‎, gizoniy). The tribal affiliation of Hashem, one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:34).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gizonite
GIZONITE [Heb gizônı̂ (גִּזֹונִי)]. A gentilic adjective applied to Hashem, one of the Mighty Men of David (1 Chr 11:34). See DAVID’S CHAMPIONS. By comparison with similar usage elsewhere (e.g., 2 Sam 15:12, “Ahithophel the Gilonite … from his city Giloh”) this should refer to a place named “Gizo”;
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gizonite
Gizonite. Designation for Hashem, one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:34). Gizon may describe an ancient Canaanite settlement. Some scholars have emended the text to read “Gunite” (cf. 1 Chr 5:15; 7:13) or “from Gimzo” (cf. 2 Chr 28:18).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gizonite
Gizonite gīzən-īt [Heb. gizônî]. This gentilic name in 1 Ch. 11:34, “Hashem the Gizonite,” is probably an error for “Gunite.” (cf. Nu. 26:48), and the passage should then be corrected, after 2 S. 23:32, “Jashen the Gunite.” Other authorities emend to read “from Gimzo” (cf. 2 Ch. 28:18).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gizonite
GIZON, GIZONITE* Designation for Hashem (Jashen, nlt), one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:34). Gizon may have been an ancient Canaanite settlement. Some scholars have emended the text to read “Gunite” (cf. 1 Chr 5:15; 7:13) or “from Gimzo” (cf. 2 Chr 28:18).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gizonite
GIZONITE. A designation which occurs in (1 Chr 11:34), “the sons of Hashem the Gizonite.” Gizon is nowhere else mentioned in the OT.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gizonite
Gizonite (Heb. gizônɩ̂)A gentilic applied to Hashem, one of David’s warriors (1 Chr. 11:34). No person or place named Gizo, from which the term could be derived, is known; thus scholars suggest emending the text to “Gunite” (cf. LXX) or “Gimzonite.”
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gizonite
Gizonite [gīˊzə nīt] (Heb. gizônî). A gentilic applied to Hashem, one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr. 11:34). No person or place named Gizon, from which the term could be derived, is known; thus scholars suggest emending the text to “Gunite” (cf. LXX) or “Gimzonite” (cf. BHS).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gizonite the
Gi´zonite, The (inhabitant of Gizoh). “The sons of Hashem the Gizonite” are named amongst the warriors of David’s guard. 1 Chron. 11:34. Kennicott concludes that the name should be Gouni.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gizonite
GI´ZONITE (gīʹzo-nīt). An inhabitant of Gizoh, Hashem by name, who was the ancestor of two of David’s warriors (1 Chron. 11:34). Gizonite seems to be a corruption of Gunite (see Rahlf’s LXX); cf. Num. 26:48.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Gizonite
Gizonitea name given to Hashem, an inhabitant of Gizoh, a place somewhere in the mountains of Judah (1 Chr. 11:34; 2 Sam. 23:32, 34).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gizonite
GIZONITE [GUY zoe nite] — a description applied to Hashem, one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr. 11:34), indicating either the name of his family or his hometown.
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