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A Hebrew term meaning “my husband” that is transliterated as a name in some translations of Hos 2:16.
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ISH´I (ishʹi; “salutary”).1. The son of Appaim and father of Sheshan, and a descendant of Judah (1 Chron. 2:31).2. Another descendant of Judah, but through what line is not known (1 Chron. 4:20); his sons were Zoheth and Ben-zoheth.3. A Simeonite, four of whose sons led their brethren in the invasion
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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ISHI (2)<ish’-i>, <i’-shi> ([אִישִׁי, ’ishi], “my husband”; Septuagint [ὁ ἀνήρ μου, ho aner mou]): The name symbolic of Yahweh’s relation to Israel which Hosea (2:16) declares shall be used when Baali, “my lord,” has become hateful on account of its associations with the worship of the Baals.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
ISHI (Ĭshʹ ī) Personal name meaning “my deliverer or salvation.” 1. Descendant of Jerahmeel in tribe of Judah (1 Chron. 2:31). 2. Member of tribe of Judah (1 Chron. 4:20). 3. Father of military leaders of tribe of Simeon who successfully fought the Amalekites (1 Chron. 4:42). 4. Clan leader in tribe
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Ishi (Divine Name)
Ishi (divine name) ish’i (אִישִׁי, from אִישׁ H408, “man, husband,” plus first person sing. pronoun). This name appears in the KJV of Hos. 2:16, “And it shall be at that day, saith the Lord, that thou shalt call me Ishi; and shalt call me no more Baali” (modern versions usually translate the first name