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Hotham (father of Shama)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hotham the Aroerite
Hotham the Aroerite (חוֹתָם‎, chotham). Also, Hothan. Father of Shama and Jeiel, who were two of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:44). He is called Hotham the Aroerite in 1 Chr 11:44 and is not to be confused with Hotham, the Asherite, son of Heber. The parallel list of David’s men in 2 Sam 23 excludes the
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hotham (Person)
HOTHAM (PERSON) [Heb ḥôtām (חֹותָם)]. Two persons appear in the Hebrew Bible with this name.1. An Asherite, the son of Heber and brother of Japhlet, Shomer (=Shemer, 1 Chr 7:34?), and sister Shua, of the family of Beriah (1 Chr 7:30–32). He is apparently the same person as “Helem” [Heb hēlem] in
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hotham
Hotham. 1. Variant form of Helem in 1 Chronicles 7:32.See Helem #1.2. Shama and Jeiel’s father. Shama and Jeiel were two of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:44; kjv Hothan).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hotham
Hotham hōʹthem, HOTHAN hōʹthen [Heb. ḥôṯām—‘seal’].1. An Asherite, son of Heb.er, family of Beriah (1 Ch. 7:32).2. An Aroerite, father of two of the mighty men of David (1 Ch. 11:44). The AV, following the LXX Chōthan, has, incorrectly, “Hothan.”
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hotham
HOTHAM1. Variant form of Helem in 1 Chronicles 7:32. See Helem #1.2. Shama and Jeiel’s father. Shama and Jeiel were two of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:44).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hotham
HOTHAM1. An Aroerite, father of two of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:44). The name is incorrectly rendered “Hothan” by KJV. See Hothan.2. An Asherite (1 Chr 7:32). See Helem.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hotham
Hotham (Heb. ḥôṯām) (also HELEM)1. An Asherite; a son of Heber and grandson of Beriah (1 Chr. 7:31–32). He is called Helem at 1 Chr. 7:35.2. A man from Aroer (1 Chr. 11:44). His sons Shama and Jeiel were among David’s Champions.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hotham
Ho´tham (signet ring), a man of Asher, son of Heber, of the family of Beriah. 1 Chron. 7:32. (b.c. 1490.)
Hothan
Ho´than (signet ring), a man of Aroer, father of Shama and Jehiel. 1 Chron. 11:44. (b.c. 1046.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hotham
HO´THAM (hōʹtham; a “seal ring”). One of the sons of Heber, the grandson of Asher (1 Chron. 7:32; 11:44). He is probably the same as Helem, whose sons are enumerated in v. 35 and grandsons in vv. 36–37.
Hothan
HO´THAN (hōʹthan; Heb. same as Hotham). An Aroerite, father of Shama and Jeiel, two of David’s “mighty men” (1 Chron. 11:44), about 1000 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hotham
HOTHAM [HOE tham] (signet ring) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A son of Heber (1 Chr. 7:32). Hotham is probably the same person as Helem (v. 35).2. An Aroerite whose two sons Shama and Jeiel were among David’s mighty men (1 Chr. 11:44; Hothan, KJV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HOTHAM; HOTHAN
HOTHAM; HOTHAN<ho’-tham>, <ho’-than> ([חוֹתָם‎, chotham], “seal”):1. An Asherite, son of Heber, family of Beriah (1 Ch 7:32).2. An Aroerite, father of two of the mighty men of David (1 Ch 11:44). the King James Version, following Septuagint [Χωθάν, Chothan], has, incorrectly, Hothan.
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Relatives
Jeiel Son
Shama Son