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Hushathites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hushathites
Hushathites (חֻשָׁתִי‎, chushathiy). The descendants of Hushah. A Hushathite, Sibbecai, was among David’s champions; he killed Saph (or Sippai) the giant (2 Sam 21:18; 23:27; 1 Chr 11:29; 20:4; 27:11).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hushathites
Hushah, Hushathites. Ezer’s son (1 Chr 4:4) or perhaps a town which Ezer founded. The warriors Sibbecai (2 Sm 21:18; 1 Chr 11:29; 20:4; 27:11) and Mebunnai (2 Sm 23:27) were described as Hushathites; whether designating genealogical ancestry or geographical locality (or perhaps both) is uncertain.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hushathite
Hushathite hoo̅shʹə-thīt [Heb. ḥûšāṯî, “a dweller in Hushah”]. The patronymic given in two forms, but probably of the same man, Sibbecai (AV, NEB, also SIBBECHAI), one of David’s thirty mighty men (2 S. 21:18; 1 Ch. 11:29; 20:4; 27:11), or Mebunnai as named in the par passage (2 S. 23:27).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hushah, Hushathites
HUSHAH, HUSHATHITES* Ezer’s son (1 Chr 4:4) or perhaps a town that Ezer founded. The warriors Sibbecai (2 Sm 21:18; 1 Chr 11:29; 20:4; 27:11) and Mebunnai (2 Sm 23:27) were described as Hushathites. Whether this designates genealogical ancestry or geographical locality (or perhaps both) is uncertain.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hushathite
Hushathite (hoosh´uh-thit), a resident of the home village of two of David’s warriors, Sibbecai (1 Chron. 11:29; 20:4; 27:11; 2 Sam. 21:18) and Mebunnai (2 Sam. 23:27). The location has been identified as Hushah, west of Bethlehem and in the path of Philistine invasion into the hill country. Such a location
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hushathite
HUSHATHITE. The family name of Sibbechai, one of David’s 30 heroic followers (2 Sam 21:18; 1 Chr 11:29; 20:4; 27:11); also apparently called by the name of Mebunnai (2 Sam 23:27).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hushathite
Hushathite (Heb. ḥûšāṯɩ̂)A gentilic designating an inhabitant of Hushah (2 Sam. 21:18; 23:27; 1 Chr. 11:29; 20:4; 27:11).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hushathite
Hushathite [hŏoshˊə thīt] (Heb. ḥûšāṯî). A gentilic designating an inhabitant of Hushah (2 Sam. 21:18; 23:27; 1 Chr. 11:29; 17:11; 20:4).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hushathite
Hu´shathite (inhabitant of Hushah), The, the designation of two of the heroes of David’s guard.1. Sibbechai. 2 Sam. 21:18; 1 Chron. 11:29; 20:4; 27:11. Josephus, however, calls him a Hittite.2. Mebunnai, 2 Sam. 23:27, a mere corruption of Sibbechai.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hushathite, the
HU´SHATHITE, THE (hūʹsha-thīt). The designation of one of the heroes of David’s guard, Sibbecai (2 Sam. 21:18; 1 Chron. 11:29; 20:4; 27:11). Josephus, however, calls him a Hittite. In 2 Sam. 23:27 he is called Mebunnai, a corruption of Sibbecai. See Hushah.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HUSHATHITE
HUSHATHITE<hu’-shath-it>, ([חוּשָׁתִי‎, chushathi], “a dweller in Hushah”?): The patronymic given in two forms, but probably of the same man, Sibbeccai, one of David’s thirty heroes (2 Sam 21:18; 1 Ch 11:29; 20:4; 27:11), or Mebunnai as named in the parallel passage (2 Sam 23:27).
HUSHSHATHITE
HUSHSHATHITE<hush’-shath-it> ([חֻשָּׁתִי‎, chushshathi]). Same as HUSHATHITE (which see), except in reduplicated form (1 Ch 27:11; compare 11:29, Hebrew pronunciation).