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Ishmaiah (son of Obadiah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ishmaiah, Son of Obadiah
Ishmaiah, Son of Obadiah (יִשְׁמַעְיָהוּ‎, yishma'yahu). Chief officer for the tribe of Zebulun during David’s reign (1 Chr 27:19).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ishmaiah (Person)
ISHMAIAH (PERSON) [Heb yišmaʿyâ (יִשְׁמַעְיָה‎)]. 1. A Benjaminite warrior from Gibeon who joined David’s band at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:4; cf. 1 Sam 27:6). Ishmaiah is noted as “a mighty man among the thirty and a leader over the thirty.” What exactly “the thirty” refers to is not clear. It is possibly a
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ishmaiah
Ishmaiah. 1. Warrior from Benjamin’s tribe who joined David at Ziklag in his struggle against King Saul. Ishmaiah was one of David’s ambidextrous archers and slingers (1 Chr 12:4, kjv Ismaiah).2. Obadiah’s son, a chief officer in Zebulun’s tribe in David’s time (1 Chr 27:19).
Ismaiah
Ismaiah. kjv spelling of Ishmaiah, a warrior from Benjamin’s tribe who joined David at Ziklag in 1 Chronicles 12:4.See Ishmaiah #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ishmaiah
2. Chief of the armed contingent of the tribe of Zebulun, which served David in the monthly order of the tribes (1 Ch. 27:19).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ishmaiah
ISHMAIAH1. Warrior from Benjamin’s tribe who joined David at Ziklag in his struggle against King Saul. Ishmaiah was one of David’s ambidextrous archers and slingers (1 Chr 12:4).2. Obadiah’s son, a chief officer in Zebulun’s tribe in David’s time (1 Chr 27:19).
Ismaiah
ISMAIAH* kjv spelling of Ishmaiah, a warrior from Benjamin’s tribe who joined David at Ziklag in 1 Chronicles 12:4. See Ishmaiah #1.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ishmaiah
ISHMAIAH. Chief of the army contigent of the Zebulunites during David’s reign (1 Chr 27:19).
Ismaiah
ISMAIAH. A Gibeonite, chief of David’s 30 mighty men, who came to him at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:4).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ishmaiah
Ishmaiah (Heb. yišmaʿyâ)1. A Gibeonite, a leader of the Thirty; one of the warriors who came to David’s aid at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:4).2. The son of Obadiah, chief officer of Zebulun at the time of David (1 Chr. 27:19).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ishmaiah
Ishma´iah (Jehovah hears), son of Obadiah; the ruler of the tribe of Zebulun in the time of King David. 1 Chron. 27:19. (b.c. 1046.)
Ismaiah
Isma´iah (Jehovah hears), a Gibeonite, one of the chiefs of those warriors who joined David at Ziklag. 1 Chron. 12:4. (b.c. 1064.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ishmaiah
ISHMA´IAH (ish-maʹya; “Jehovah hears,” or “Jehovah will hear”).1. A Gibeonite, and one of the chiefs of the warriors who joined themselves to David when he was at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:4; “Ismaiah,” KJV), about 1000 b.c. He is called “a mighty man among the thirty, and over the thirty,” i.e., David’s
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ishmaiah
Ishmaiahheard by Jehovah. (1.) A Gibeonite who joined David at Ziklag, “a hero among the thirty and over the thirty” (1 Chr. 12:4).(2.) Son of Obadiah, and viceroy of Zebulun under David and Solomon (1 Chr. 27:19).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ishmaiah
ISHMAIAH [ish MAY uh] (the Lord hears) — the name of two men in David’s time:1. A Gibeonite who was one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr. 12:4).2. A son of Obadiah and a chief of Zebulun in David’s time (1 Chr. 27:19).
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Obadiah Father
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