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Ikkesh
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ikkesh
Ikkesh (עִקֵּשׁ‎, iqqesh). Father of one of David’s mighty men, Ira (2 Sam 23:26; 1 Chr 11:28; 27:9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ikkesh (Person)
IKKESH (PERSON) [Heb ʿiqqēš (עִקֵּשׁ)]. The father or ancestor of Ira, one of David’s champions, named in the parallel lists of 2 Sam 23:8–39 (v 26) and 1 Chr 11:10–47 (v 28), Ikkesh is said to be “of Tekoa” (lit. “the Tekoite”), that is, from the town of Tekoa in Judah, which lies about five miles
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ikkesh
Ikkesh. Man from Tekoa whose son Ira was one of David’s mighty men (2 Sm 23:26; 1 Chr 11:28), and head of a division of 24,000 men during the 6th month of the year (1 Chr 27:9).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ikkesh
Ikkesh ikʹesh [Heb. ʿiqqēš—‘crooked’]. A man of Tekoa and father of Ira, one of David’s thirty mighty men (2 S. 23:26; 1 Ch. 11:28; 27:9).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ikkesh
IKKESH Man from Tekoa whose son Ira was one of David’s mighty men (2 Sm 23:26; 1 Chr 11:28), and head of a division of 24,000 men during the sixth month of the year (1 Chr 27:9).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ikkesh
IKKESH. A man from Tekoa, the father of Ira, one of David’s 30 heroic men (2 Sam 23:26; 1 Chr 11:28; 27:9).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ikkesh
Ikkesh (Heb. ʿiqqēš)A man from Tekoa (“Tekoite”); the father of Ira, one of David’s Champions (2 Sam. 23:26; 1 Chr. 11:28; 27:9).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ikkesh
Ikkesh [ĭkˊĭsh] (Heb. ˓iqqēš “crooked”). A man from Tekoa; the father of Ira, one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:26; 1 Chr. 11:28; 27:9).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ikkesh
Ik´kesh (perverse), the father of Ira the Tekoite. 2 Sam. 23:26; 1 Chron. 11:28; 27:9. (b.c. before 1046.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ikkesh
IK´KESH (ikʹkesh; “crooked, perverse”). The father of Ira, a Tekoite who was one of David’s famous warriors (2 Sam. 23:26; 1 Chron. 11:28), and captain of the sixth regiment of his troops (27:9), 1000 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ikkesh
IKKESH [IK esh] (subtle) — a man of Tekoa and the father of Ira (2 Sam. 23:26).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
IKKESH
IKKESH<ik’-esh> ([עִקֵּשׁ‎, ̀iqqesh], “crooked”): A Tekoite, father of Ira, one of David’s “thirty” (2 Sam 23:26; 1 Ch 11:28; 27:9).
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Relatives
Ira Son