Ishvi (son of Asher)
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ISHVI (PERSON) [Heb yišwı̂ (יִשְׁוִי)]. 1. The son of Saul ben Kish and Ahinoam, the daughter of Ahimaaz (1 Sam 14:49). The MT vocalization would seem to relate the name to the Hebrew root šwh, “to resemble, to be like; to be smooth, even.” The name would represent an imperfect verbal form “he will
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ishvi (ish´vi).1 A son of Asher who went with Jacob to Egypt (Gen. 46:17); he is considered the ancestral head of the Ishvite group (Num. 26:44). The name Ishvah, which is given for another son of Asher (Gen. 46:17; 1 Chron. 7:30; but omitted in Num. 26:44), probably identifies the same person and is
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ISHUI. Variant in KJV of Isui, Ishuai and Jesui.1. The third son Asher (Gen 46:17; 1 Chr 7:30), his name called Jesui and his family Jesuites in (Num 26:44), with Ishvi and Ishvites being the reading of RSV.2. The second son of Saul by his wife Ahinoam (1 Sam 14:49). His name is omitted in Saul’s genealogy
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
ISH´VI (ishʹvi).1. The third son of Asher (Gen. 46:17; “Isui,” KJV; 1 Chron. 7:30; “Ishuai,” KJV), and founder of the Ishvites (Num. 26:44; “Jesui,” KJV).2. The second named of Saul’s sons by Ahinoam (1 Sam. 14:49–50; “Ishui,” KJV). In the list of Saul’s genealogy, in 1 Chron. 8–9, his name is omitted.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
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