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Hezro
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hezro
Hezro (חֶצְרוֹ‎, chetsro). One of David’s mighty men. A Carmelite (2 Sam 23:35; 1 Chr 11:37).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hezro (Person)
HEZRO (PERSON) [Heb ḥeṣrô (חֶצְרֹו)]. One of the members of “the Thirty,” the distinguished group of warriors who fought for David (2 Sam 23:35, Heb ḥeṣrô; ḥeṣray, LXX asarai; 1 Chr 11:37, Heb ḥeṣrô). He is known as the Carmelite, a noun describing his origin, the town of Carmel, seven miles
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hezro, Hezrai
Hezro, Hezrai. One of David’s mighty warriors (2 Sm 23:35, kjv Hezrai; 1 Chr 11:37), a Carmelite by birth.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hezro; Hezrai
Hezro; Hezrai hezʹrō; hez’rī [Heb. K ḥeṣrō, Q ḥeṣray] (2 S. 23:35; 1 Ch. 11:37). A Carmelite, i.e., an inhabitant of Carmel, who was one of David’s thirty mighty men. The ancient versions almost unanimously support the form “Hezrai,” which is the reading of the AV and NEB in 2 S. 23:35.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hezrai, Hezro
HEZRAI*, HEZRO One of David’s mighty warriors (2 Sm 23:35; 1 Chr 11:37), a Carmelite by birth.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hezro
HEZRO. Found only in 1 Chr 11:37. It is probably the same as Hezrai (q.v.).
Hezrai
HEZRAI. One of the mighty men of David. The name is found only in 2 Sam 23:35, but is probably the same as Hezro (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hezro
Hezro (Heb. K ḥerṣô, Q eḥṣray)A man from Judean Carmel (2); one of David’s Thirty (2 Sam. 23:35; 1 Chr. 11:37).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hezro
Hezro [hĕzˊrō] (Heb. K ḥeṣrô, Q ḥeṣray “entrenched”). A man from Carmel (2); one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:35; KJV “Hezrai”; 1 Chr. 11:37).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hezra-i
Hez´ra-i (enclosed), one of the thirty heroes of David’s guard. 2 Sam. 23:35. (b.c. 1046.) In the parallel list, 1 Chron. 11:37, the name appears as Hezro.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hezro
HEZ´RO (hezʹrō). One of David’s elite heroes known as “the thirty” (2 Sam. 23:35; 1 Chron. 11:37). He was a Carmelite, i.e., a native of the town of Carmel in the mountains of Judah. See Carmel.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hezrai
HEZRAI [HEZ righ] — a Carmelite and one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:35; Hezro, NIV, NASB, NRSV).
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