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Hararite
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hararites
Hararites (הֲרָרִי‎, harariy). 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.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hararite
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
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
Hararite hāʹrə-rīt [Heb. haharārî, hāʾrārî]. A gentilic (derived from an unknown place) applied to the fathers of some of David’s mighty men.
Hararite
2. Shammah, son of Agee (2 S. 23:11, 33). The par passage, 1 Ch. 11:34, has “Shagee” (AV, NEB, SHAGE) in place of “Shammah” and names him as the father of Jonathan.
Hararite
3. Ahiam, son of Sharar the Hararite (2 S. 23:33). 1 Ch. 11:35 has “Sacher” (AV, NEB, SACAR) for Sharar.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hararite
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
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
Hararite
HARARITE. The designation of three of David’s mighty men known as the “thirty,” perhaps signifying each was a “mountaineer”: (1) Agee (2 Sam 23:11); (2) Shammah (2 Sam 23:33; Shage in 1 Chr 11:34); (3) Sharar (2 Sam 23:33; Sacar in 1 Chr 11:35).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hararite
HARARITE. A designation applied to some of David’s heroes: Shammah (šammā’) son of Agee, who was possibly the same as Shammah (šammâ) (2 Sa. 23:11, 33); Jonathan son of Shage (1 Ch. 11:34); and Ahiam son of Sacar (1 Ch. 11:35). The name is unknown outside the Bible, and may be that of a tribe or
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hararite
Hararite (Heb. hahărārɩ̂, hāʾrārɩ̂)Unidentified designation of a number of David’s heroes: Shammah, the son of Agee (it may refer primarily to the father, 2 Sam. 23:11), Shamma (different spelling also in Hebrew) and Sharar (v. 33), Jonathan the son of Shagee (1 Chr. 11:34), and Ahiam the son of
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hararite
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
Hararite
Ha´rarite (the mountaineer), The. The designation of three of David’s guard.1. Agee, a Hararite. 2 Sam. 23:11.2. Shammah the Hararite. 2 Sam. 23:33.3. Sharar, 2 Sam. 23:33, or Sacar, 1 Chron. 11:35, the Hararite, was the father of Ahiam, another member of the guard.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hararite
HA´RARITE (haʹra-rīt). The designation of three of David’s guard: Agee (2 Sam. 23:11), Shammah (2 Sam. 23:33), and Sharar (2 Sam. 23:33, “the ararite”) or Sacar (1 Chron. 11:35), the father of Ahiam, another member of the guard.
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