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Harodites
The residents of Harod.
Dictionaries
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Harodite
Harodite. Designation for Shammah and Elika, two of David’s mighty men (2 Sm 23:25).See Harod #2.
Harorite
Harorite. Alternate description of one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:27).See Harod #2.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Harodite
HARODITE* Designation for Shammah and Elika, two of David’s mighty men (2 Sm 23:25). See Harod #2.
Harorite
HARORITE* Alternate description of one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:27). See Harod #2.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Harodite
HARODITE. Two of David’s men (Shammah and Elika) called Harodites in (2 Sam 23:25). “Harorite” (1 Chr 11:27) is a common scribal error for Harodite.
Harorite
HARORITE. This term (1 Chr 11:27) should probably read Harodite (cf. 2 Sam 23:25) since the r and d are very similar in Hebrew. See Harodite.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Harodite the
Ha´rodite, The, the designation of two of the thirty-seven warriors of David’s guard, Shammah and Elika, 2 Sam. 23:25, doubtless derived from a place named Harod.
Harorite
Ha´rorite (the same as Harodite), The, the title given to Shammoth, one of the warriors of David’s guard. 1 Chron. 11:27.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Harodite
HA´RODITE (haʹro-dīt). Shammah and Elika, two of David’s heroes (2 Sam. 23:25), were so called probably from their being natives of Harod (which see). In 1 Chron. 11:27 an error in writing gives us Harorite.
Harorite
HA´RORITE (haʹro-rīt; 1 Chron. 11:27). Another form for Harodite (which see), an epithet of Shammoth, one of David’s heroes.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Harodite
Haroditean epithet applied to two of David’s heroes (2 Sam. 23:25). (Comp. 1 Chr. 11:27.)
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Harodite
HARODITE [HAIR uh dight] — a native or inhabitant of Harod. Two Harodites are mentioned in the Bible—Shammah and Elika (2 Sam. 23:25)—two of David’s mighty men.
Harorite
HARORITE [HAIR roe right] — a word used to describe Shammoth, one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr. 11:27).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HARODITE
HARODITE<ha’-rod-it> ([חֲרֹדִי‎, charodhi]): Two of David’s heroes, Shamma and Elika, are so called (2 Sam 23:25). Septuagint omits the second name. In 1 Ch 11:27, the first is called “Shammoth the Harorite,” while the second is omitted. “Harorite” is a clerical error for “Harodite,” ד being
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Harorite
HARORITE (Hāʹ rō rīt) Copyist’s spelling of Harodite (1 Chron. 11:27). See Harod.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Harod
Harod hair’uhd (חֲרֹדH3008, “trembling”; gentilic חֲרֹדִיH3012, “Harodite”). (1) A spring at which Gideon encamped with his men while preparing for battle with the Midianites (Jdg. 7:1). Some have speculated that Saul encamped at this spring (1 Sam. 29:1, “the spring in Jezreel”) before his fatal battle
Harorite
Harorite hay’roh-rit (הֲרוֹרִיH2229). Epithet applied to Shammoth, one of David’s mighty warriors (1 Chr. 11:27); probably the same as Shammah the Harodite. See Harod.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Harodite
HARODITE, hāʹrod-īt (חֲרֹדִי‎, ḥărōdhī): Two of David’s heroes, Shamma and Elika, are so called (2 S 23:25). LXX omits the second name. In 1 Ch 11:27, the first is called “Shammoth the Harorite,” while the second is omitted. “Harorite” is a clerical error for “Harodite,” ד being taken for ר. Possibly
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