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Hachmonites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hachmonites
Hachmonites (בֵּן חַכְמֹנִי‎, ben chakhmoniy). The descendants of Hachmoni (1 Chr 11:11). Jashobeam was a Hachmonite and a chief among David’s warriors. Though the word can be understood as the personal name Hachmoni in 1 Chr 11 and 1 Chr 27:32, it more likely refers to a clan.
Tahchemonites
Tahchemonites (חַכְמוֹנִי‎, chakhmoniy). Also called Hachmonites. The descendants of Hachmoni (1 Chr 11:11).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hachmoni (Person)
HACHMONI (PERSON) [Heb ḥakmônı̂ (חַכְמֹונִי)]. HACHMONITE. Since this name ends with ı̂, which frequently occurs as a formal element indicating a gentilic name, it is possible in both passages in which the name occurs to read either a personal name, “Hachmoni,” or a gentilic name, “a Hachmonite.”1.
Tahchemonite
TAHCHEMONITE [Heb taḥkĕmōnı̂ (תַּחְכְּמֹנִי)]. Gentilic identification of Josheb-basshebeth, chief of “the Three,” (2 Sam 23:8). In the parallel passage of 1 Chronicles (11:11; cf. 1 Chr 27:32), the text reads “Jashobeam, a Hachmonite, was chief of the three; …” The textual difficulties surrounding
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hachmonite
Hachmonite. Designation for Jashobeam (also named Josheb-basshebeth in 2 Sm 23:8), one of David’s personal guards (1 Chr 11:11). He is alternately called a Tahchemonite (kjv Tachmonite) in 2 Samuel 23:8, but this is probably a textual error.
Tachmonite
Tachmonite. kjv form of Tahchemonite, designation for one of David’s mighty men, in 2 Samuel 23:8.See Tahchemonite.
Tahchemonite
Tahchemonite. Identification of Joshebbasshebeth (also called Jashobeam in 1 Chr 11:11), one of David’s mighty men (2 Sm 23:8, kjv Tachmonite). This word probably refers to the Hachmonite of 1 Chronicles 11:11, revealing a possible error in copying where the Hebrew letter “h” was confused for a “t.”
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tahchemonite
Tahchemonite tä-keḿə-nīt [Heb. taḥkemōnî] (2 S. 23:8); AV TACHMONITE; NEB HACHMONITE. The family name of Josheb-basshebeth (see Jashobeam), one of David’s Mighty Men. This name’s first consonant probably reflects a copyist’s error due to a common scribal tendency to confuse the Hebrew letters
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hacmonite
HACMONITE Designation for Jashobeam (also named Josheb-basshebeth in 2 Sm 23:8), one of David’s personal guards (1 Chr 11:11). He is alternately called a Tahkemonite in 2 Samuel 23:8 (nlt mg), but this is probably a textual error.
Tachmonite
TACHMONITE* kjv form of Tahkemonite, designation for one of David’s mighty men, in 2 Samuel 23:8. See Tahkemonite.
Tahkemonite
TAHKEMONITE* Variant reading for Hacmonite in 1 Chronicles 11:11. There was probably an error in copying where the Hebrew letter “h” was confused for a “t.” See Hacmonite.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Tachmonite
TACHMONITE. ASV, RSV and NASB spell the name Tahchemonite. A gentilic epithet attached to the first named hero in the list of David’s 30 mighty men (2 Sam 23:8). To judge from the parallel passage in 1 Chr 11:11, Tachmonite appears to be a corrupt reading of “the Hachmonite” or “(the son of) Hachmoni” (1
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hachmonite
Hachmonite (Heb. ben-ḥaḵmônɩ̂)The family of Jashobeam, a chief among David’s warriors (1 Chr. 11:11; NRSV “son of Hachmoni”). The reading Tahchemonite at 2 Sam. 23:8 is a textual error.
Tahchemonite
Tahchemonite (Heb. taḥkĕmōnɩ̂)A gentilic ascribed to Josheb-basshebeth, one of David’s warriors (2 Sam. 23:8). The name may be a scribal error for “the Hachmonite” (haḥaḵmōnɩ̂ or ben-ḥaḵĕmônɩ̂), in which case Josheb-basshebeth may be the same person as “Jashobeam, a Hachmonite” (1 Chr. 11:11).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hachmonite
Hachmonite [hăkˊmō nīt] (Heb. ben-ḥaḵmônî). The family of Jashobeam, a chief among David’s mighty men (1 Chr. 11:11). The reading Tahchemonite at 2 Sam. 23:8 is a textual error (KJV “Tachmonite”; JB “Hachmonite”).
Tahchemonite
Tahchemonite [tä kēˊmə nīt] (Heb. taḥkemōnî). A gentilic ascribed to Josheb-basshebeth, one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:8; KJV “Tachmonite”; NIV “Tahkemonite”). The name may be a scribal error for “the Hachmonite” (haḥaḵmōnî or ben-ḥaḵemônî), in which case Josheb-bassebeth may
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Tachmonite the
Tach´monite, The. “The Tachmonite that sat in the seat,” chief among David’s captains, 2 Sam. 23:8, is in 1 Chron. 11:11 called “Jashobeam an Hachmonite,” or, as the margin gives it, “son of Hachmoni.” Kennicott has shown that the words translated “he that sat in the seat” are a corruption of Jashobeam,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Tahchemonite, the
TAHCH´EMONITE, THE (takʹe-mo-nīt; Tachmonite, KJV; Tahkemonite, NIV). “A Tahchemonite, chief of the captains,” among David’s men (2 Sam. 23:8), is in 1 Chron. 11:11 called “Jashobeam, the son of a Hachmonite.” Kennicott has concluded that “the Tahchemonite” is a corruption of the “son of Hachmoni,”
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Tachmonite
Tachmonite=Hach’monite, a name given to Jashobeam (2 Sam. 23:8; comp. 1 Chr. 11:11).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hachmonite
HACHMONITE [HAK muh night] — a member of a family founded by Hachmoni (1 Chr. 11:11).
Tachmonite
TACHMONITE [TAK muh night] — the family name of Josheb–Basshebeth, chief captain in David’s army (2 Sam. 23:8; Tahchemonite, NASB, NRSV; Tahkemonite, NIV).
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