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A group from which a number of David’s mighty men originated (2 Sam 23:11, 33; 1 Chr 11:34–35). It is uncertain whether the label designates people from a certain clan or people from a particular place.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
HARARITE [Heb hahărārı̂ (הַהֲרָרִי)]. A gentilic adjective describing the location or clan from which a number of David’s mighty men came (2 Sam 23:11, 33). Most scholars feel that the adjective designates a location, although it has not been identified with certainty. On the basis of the appearance
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hararite. Term applied to several names which appear in the accounts of King David’s “mighty men.” Shammah, one of David’s mightiest men, and Jonathan’s father (a different Jonathan than Saul’s son and David’s friend) is called a Hararite (2 Sm 23:11, 33; 1 Chr 11:34 has Shagee), as is Agee, Shammah’s
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hararite hāʹrə-rīt [Heb. haharārî, hāʾrārî]. A gentilic (derived from an unknown place) applied to the fathers of some of David’s mighty men.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
HARAR, HARARITE* Terms applied to several names that appear in the accounts of King David’s “mighty men.” Shammah, one of David’s mightiest men, and Jonathan’s father (a different Jonathan than Saul’s son and David’s friend) is called a Hararite (2 Sm 23:11, 33; 1 Chr 11:34 has “Shagee”), as is Agee,
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hararite (hair´uh-rit), the name of either a family group or a place from which some of David’s elite guard (“the Thirty”) came: Shammah, third of the three closest of David’s bodyguards (2 Sam. 23:11); Jonathan, son of Shammah (23:33), and Ahiam, son of Sharar (23:33). These last two are probably identical
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hararite [hârˊə rīt] (Heb. haharārî, hā˒rārî “mountain dweller” [?]). A gentilic, possibly indicating the inhabitants of a place or region in the hill country of Judah or Ephraim. The name might also be taken from Araru, a place mentioned in the Amarna Letters in connection with Dumah, Anab,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary