The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ibsam, Son of Tola
Ibsam, Son of Tola (יִבְשָׂם‎, yivsam). A descendant of Issachar through Tola. Described as a mighty warrior (1 Chr 7:2).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ibsam (Person)
IBSAM (PERSON) [Heb yibśom (יִבְשָׂם)]. Ibsam was a descendant, perhaps grandson, of Issachar, according to the genealogy of 1 Chr 7:1–5. The sons of Issachar were Tola, Puah, Jashub, and Shimron and the sons of Tola were Uzzi, Rephaiah, Jeriel, Jahmai, Ibsam, and Samuel. Tola’s “sons” were probably
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ibsam ibʹsam [Heb. yiḇśām—‘fragrant’]; AV, NEB, JIBSAM. Descendant of Issachar, family of Tolah (1 Ch. 7:2).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JIBSAM. The son of Tola and a grandson of Issachar (1 Chr 7:2). Spelled Ibsam in RSV.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ibsam (Heb. yiḇkām)A descendant of Tolah, from the tribe of Issachar (1 Chr. 7:2).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ibsam [ĭbˊsăm] (Heb. yiḇśām “fragrance of balsam”). A descendant of Tolah, from the tribe of Issachar (1 Chr. 7:2; KJV “Jibsam”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jib´sam (pleasant), one of the sons of Tola, the son of Issachar. 1 Chron. 7:2. (b.c. 1017.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
IB´SAM (ibʹsam; “fragrant, pleasant”). One of the “sons” or descendants of Tola, the son of Issachar, in David’s army (1 Chron. 7:2; “Jibsam,” KJV), about 1000 b.c.; or he may have been a son of Tola, with descendants in the army of David.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
JIBSAM [JIB suhm] — a son of Tola and a warrior in David’s army (1 Chr. 7:2; Ibsam, NIV, NRSV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
IBSAM<ib’-sam> ([יִבְשָָׂם‎, yibhsam], “fragrant,” the King James Version Jibsam): Descendant of Issachar, family of Tolah (1 Ch 7:2).
See also
Tola Father
Uzzi Brother
Rephaiah Brother
Samuel Brother
Jahmai Brother
Jeriel Brother
Issachar Grandfather
Jashub Uncle
Puvah Uncle
Shimron Uncle
Izrahiah Nephew