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Haggith
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Haggith
Haggith (חַגִּית‎, chaggith). One of the wives of David. The mother of Adonijah (2 Sam 3:4; 1 Kgs 1:5, 11; 2:13; 1 Chr 3:2).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Haggith (Person)
HAGGITH (PERSON) [Heb ḥaggı̂t (חַגִּית)]. A wife of David and mother of Adonijah (2 Sam 3:4 = 1 Chr 3:2). Haggith is the fourth wife/mother mentioned in two lists of David’s sons born in Hebron (2 Sam 3:2–5 = 1 Chr 3:1–3). Her name also appears in the epithet “son of Haggith” as a designation for Adonijah
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Haggith
Haggith. One of David’s wives and the mother of Adonijah (2 Sm 3:4; 1 Kgs 1:5, 11; 2:13; 1 Chr 3:2). She gave birth to Adonijah in Hebron while David maintained his capital there. In 2 Samuel she and her son are fourth in the list of David’s wives and sons.Ruins at Hebron, the city in which Haggith
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Haggith
Haggith hagʹith [Heb. ḥaggîṯ—‘festal’]. According to 2 S. 3:4; 1 K. 1:5, 11; 2:13; 1 Ch. 3:2, the fifth wife of David and the mother of his fourth son, Adonijah. Adonijah was born in Hebron while David’s capital was there (2 S. 3:4f.).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Haggith
HAGGITH One of David’s wives and the mother of Adonijah (2 Sm 3:4; 1 Kgs 1:5, 11; 2:13; 1 Chr 3:2). She gave birth to Adonijah in Hebron while David maintained his capital there. In 2 Samuel she and her son are fourth in the list of David’s wives and sons.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Haggith
Haggith (hag´ith; Heb., “festive”), one of David’s wives and the mother of his fourth son, Adonijah (2 Sam. 3:4).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Haggith
HAGGITH. A wife of King David and mother of his fourth son Adonijah, who later claimed the throne (2 Sam 3:4: 1 Kgs 1:5, 11; 2:13; 1 Chr 3:2).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Haggith
Haggith (Heb. ḥaggɩ̂ṯ)One of the wives of David; the mother of Adonijah (2 Sam. 3:4 = 1 Chr. 3:2; 1 Kgs. 1:5, 11; 2:13).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Haggith
Haggith [hăgˊĭth] (Heb. ḥaggîṯ) One of the wives of David; the mother of Adonijah (2 Sam. 3:4; 1 Kgs. 1:5, 11; 2:13; 1 Chr. 3:2).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Haggith
HAGGITH (Hebrew ḥaggît) A wife of David and the mother of Adonijah (2 Sam 3:4; 1 Kgs 1:5, 11; 2:13; 1 Chr 3:2). She supported her son in his royal ambitions.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Haggith
Hag´gith (festive; a dancer), one of David’s wives, the mother of Adonijah. 2 Sam. 3:4; 1 Kings 1:5. (b.c. 1053.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Haggith
HAG´GITH (hagʹgith; “festive”). A wife of David, known only as the mother of Adonijah (2 Sam. 3:4; 1 Kings 1:5, 11; 2:13; 1 Chron. 3:2). She was probably married to David after his accession to the throne, 1000 b.c.
See also
Relatives
Jesse Father-In-Law
David Husband
Adonijah Son