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Ishvi (son of Saul)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ishvi, Son of Saul
Ishvi, Son of Saul (יִשְׁוִי‎, yishwiy). 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.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ishvi (Person)
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
Ishuai
Ishuai. kjv spelling of Ishvi, Asher’s son, in 1 Chronicles 7:30.See Ishvi #1.
Ishui
Ishui. kjv spelling of Ishvi, Saul’s son, in 1 Samuel 14:49.See Ishvi #2.
Ishvi
Ishvi. 1. Asher’s third son (Gn 46:17, kjv Isui; Nm 26:44, kjv Jesui; 1 Chr 7:30, kjv Ishuai), and founder of the Ishvite family (Nm 26:44, kjv Jesuites).2. One of King Saul’s sons (1 Sm 14:49, kjv Ishui).
Isui
Isui. kjv rendering of Ishvi, Asher’s son, in Genesis 46:17.See Ishvi #1.
Jesui, Jesuite
Jesui, Jesuite. kjv forms of Ishvi and Ishvite, one of Asher’s descendants and his family, in Numbers 26:44.See Ishvi #1.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ishuai
ISHUAI* kjv spelling of Ishvi, Asher’s son, in 1 Chronicles 7:30. See Ishvi #1.
Ishui
ISHUI* kjv spelling of Ishvi, Saul’s son, in 1 Samuel 14:49. See Ishvi #2.
Ishvi
ISHVI1. Asher’s third son (Gn 46:17; 1 Chr 7:30) and founder of the Ishvite family (Nm 26:44).2. A variant form of Ishbosheth, one of King Saul’s sons (1 Sm 14:49).
Isui
ISUI* kjv rendering of Ishvi, Asher’s son, in Genesis 46:17. See Ishvi #1.
Jesui, Jesuite
JESUI*, JESUITE* kjv forms of Ishvi and Ishvite, one of Asher’s descendants and his family, in Numbers 26:44. See Ishvi #1.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ishvi
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
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
Ishvi
Ishvi (Heb. yišwɩ̂)1. The third son of Asher (Gen. 46:17; Num. 26:44; 1 Chr. 7:30), whose descendants are called the Ishvites (Num. 26:44).2. A son of Saul and Ahinoam (1 Sam. 14:49). Attempts to identify him with Ishbosheth have been discredited.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ishua-i
Ish´ua-i (quiet), the third son of Asher, 1 Chron. 7:30, founder of a family bearing his name. Num. 26:44; Authorized Version “Jesuites.” (b.c. 1706.)
Ishui
Ish´ui (quiet), the second son of Saul by his wife Ahinoam. 1 Sam. 14:49, comp. 50. (Died b.c. 1053.)
Isui
Is´ui (quiet), third son of Asher, Gen. 46:17, founder of a family called after him, though in the Authorized Version appearing as The Jesuites. Num. 26:44. (b.c. 1706.)
Jesui
Jes´ui (even, level), the son of Asher, whose descendants the Jesuites were numbered in the plains of Moab at the Jordan of Jericho. Num. 26:44. (b.c. 1451.) He is elsewhere called Isui, Gen. 46:17, and Ishuai. 1 Chron. 7:30.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ishvi
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
Ishvi
IshviIshvi (ishʹvī). 1 A son of Asher who went with Jacob to Egypt (Gen. 46:17); he is considered the ancestral head of the clan of the Ishvites (Num. 26:44). The name Ishvah, which is given as another son of Asher (Gen. 46:17; 1 Chron. 7:30; but omitted in Num. 26:44), probably identifies the same
See also
Relatives
Saul Father
Jonathan Brother
Ish-bosheth Brother
Mephibosheth Brother
Abinadab Brother
Armoni Brother
Malchi-shua Brother
Michal Sister
Merab Sister
Kish Grandfather
Mephibosheth Nephew