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Ishi (chief of Manasseh)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ishi the Chief of Manasseh
Ishi the Chief of Manasseh (יִשְׁעִי‎, yish'iy). A warrior and head of a clan of Manasseh (1 Chr 5:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ishi (Person)
ISHI (PERSON) [Heb yišʿı̂ (יִשְׁעִי‎)]. 1. The son of Appaim and descendant of Jerahmeel (1 Chr 2:31). He was the father of Sheshan. This verse occurs as part of a general chiastic structure within the genealogy of Judah, with the descendants of Jerahmeel forming the central unit of the chiasm (Williamson
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ishi
Ishi. 1. Appaim’s son, the father of Sheshan and a descendant of Judah through Jerahmeel’s line (1 Chr 2:31).2. Man from Judah’s tribe whose descendants were Zoheth and Ben-zoheth (1 Chr 4:20).3. Simeonite whose four sons led 500 men to Mt Seir where they destroyed the Amalekites and settled their
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ishi
ISHI1. Appaim’s son, the father of Sheshan and a descendant of Judah through Jerahmeel’s line (1 Chr 2:31).2. Man from Judah’s tribe whose descendants were Zoheth and Ben-zoheth (1 Chr 4:20).3. Simeonite whose four sons led 500 men to Mt Seir, where they destroyed the remnant Amalekites and settled
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ishi
Ishi (ish´i; Heb., “[God has] saved [me]”).1 A Judahite, the father of Zoheth and Benzoheth (1 Chron. 4:20).2 A Simeonite whose sons or descendants defeated the Amalekites at Mount Seir (1 Chron. 4:42–43).3 The son of Appaim, a Jerahmeelite (1 Chron. 2:31).4 A leader of the Transjordanian Manassites
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ishi
ISHI. A term meaning “my husband,” symbolizing the Israelites’ relationship with God after they returned to Him from their idolatry (Hos 2:16). Ishi was also the name of four men:1. A son of Appaim of the tride of Judah (1 Chr 2:31).2. A man of Judah, father of Zoheth (1 Chr 4:20).3. A descendant
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ishi
Ishi (Heb. yišʾɩ̂)1. The son of Appaim, a Jerahmeelite of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr. 2:31).2. A Judahite, the father of Zoheth and Ben-zoheth (1 Chr. 4:20).3. A Simeonite whose sons (or followers) defeated the Amalekites at Mt. Seir and then occupied the area (1 Chr. 4:42–43).4. The head of a father’s
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ishi
I´shi (salutary).1. A man of the descendants of Judah, son of Appaim, 1 Chron. 2:31; one of the great house of Hezron.2. In a subsequent genealogy of Judah we find another Ishi, with a son Zoheth. 1 Chron. 4:20.3. Head of a family of the tribe of Simeon. 1 Chron. 4:42.4. One of the heads of the tribe
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Ishi
IshiIshi (ishʹī; Heb., ‘[God has] saved [me]’). The name of members of the Judean (1 Chron. 4:20), Simeonite (1 Chron. 4:42), and Yerahmeelite (1 Chron. 2:31) branches of the Calebites as well as a leader of the Transjordanian Manassites (1 Chron. 5:24). It is also a term used by the kjv to transliterate
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ishi
ISHI [ISH igh] — the name of four men in the Old Testament and a symbolic name for God:1. A son of Appaim and a member of the family of Jerahmeel (1 Chr. 2:31).2. A descendant of Judah through Caleb (1 Chr. 4:20).3. The father of four men, who were captains of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:42).4.
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