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Ishbibenob
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ishbi-Benob
Ishbi-Benob (יִשְׁב בְּנֹב‎, yishv benov). One of the Rephaim who fought with the Philistines against David. Slain by Abishai (2 Sam 21:16).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ishbi-Benob (Person)
ISHBI-BENOB (PERSON) [Heb yišbı̂ bĕnōb (יִשְׁבִּי בְּנֹב)]. A Philistine champion descended from, or a votary of (McCarter II Samuel AB, 449–50) Raphah. Ishbi-Benob sought to kill David (2 Sam 21:16), but he was himself killed by Abishai, one of David’s heroes (v 17). This episode appears as the first
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ishbi-benob
Ishbi-benob. Giant who nearly killed David. During one of his many battles with the Philistines, David grew faint and was nearly killed by Ishbi-benob. Abishai killed the giant, saving David’s life (2 Sm 21:16). Some suggest that “Ishbi-benob” is not a proper name but means rather “they abode in Nob.”
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ishbi-Benob
Ishbi-Benob ish-bī-bēʹnob [Heb. yišbî ḇenōḇ]. A descendant of the giants of Gath who sought to take advantage of David’s weariness and kill him (2 S. 21:15–22). However, Ishbi-benob was killed by Abishai, and David’s life was saved. There is some problem with the text, and the name can be pointed
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ishbi-Benob
ISHBI-BENOB Giant who nearly killed David. During one of his many battles with the Philistines, David grew faint and was nearly killed by Ishbi-benob. Abishai killed the giant, saving David’s life (2 Sm 21:16).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ishbi-Benob
ISHBI-BENOB. A Philistine giant who attempted to kill David but instead was slain by Abishai, brother of Joab (2 Sam 21:16–17). His name in Heb., Yishbı̂-bnōb, is the Qere reading of the text, the emendation vocalization of the Masoretes. The Kethib or unpointed Heb. text can also be read, “And they
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ishbi-Benob
Ishbi-Benob (Heb. yišbɩ̂ ḇĕnōḇ)A Philistine, a descendant (or devotee) of the legendary giants (Rephaim). Ishbi-benob sought to kill David, but Abishai came to David’s rescue and killed the Philistine instead (2 Sam. 21:16–17). The text is difficult (cf. Gob at 2 Sam. 21:18), and various alternatives
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ishbi-Benob
Ishbi-Benob [ĭshˊbī bēˊnŏb] (Heb. yišbî ḇenōḇ “citizen of Nob”).† A Philistine, a descendant (or devotee) of the legendary giants (Rephaim). Ishbibenob sought to kill David, but Abishai came to David’s rescue and killed the Philistine instead (2 Sam. 21:16–17). The text appears to be corrupt
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ishbi-benob
Ish´bi-be´nob (he that dwells at Nob), son of Rapha, one of the race of Philistine giants, who attacked David in battle, but was slain by Abishai. 2 Sam. 21:16, 17. (b.c. 1018.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ishbi-Benob
ISH´BI-BE´NOB (ishʹbi-beʹnob). One of the Rephaim, a gigantic warrior “the weight of whose spear was three hundred shekels of bronze,” and who attacked David but was slain by Abishai (2 Sam. 21:16), about 970 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ishbi-Benob
Ishbi-Benobmy seat at Nob, one of the Rephaim, whose spear was three hundred shekels in weight. He was slain by Abishai (2 Sam. 21:16, 17).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ishbi-Benob
ISHBI-BENOB [ISH bigh BEE nahb] — a descendant of the Philistine giants of Gath. Ishbi-Benob was killed by Abishai, one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 21:16).
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