Ishvi (son of Saul)
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The name “Ishvi” is only included among the sons of Saul in 1 Sam 14:49. He is not mentioned in 1 Chr 8:33; 9:39. He may have been the same person as Eshbaal/Ish-bosheth, but this is uncertain.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
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