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Ithai
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ithai
Ithai (אִיתַי‎, ithay). Also spelled Ittai (אִתַּי‎, ittay). One of David’s mighty men (2 Sam 23:29; 1 Chr 11:31).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ithai (Person)
ITHAI (PERSON) [Heb ʾı̂tay (אִיתַי)]. One of David’s champions, the son of Ribai from Gibeah of Benjamin, Saul’s stronghold (1 Chr 11:31 [Gk Aithi]). 2 Sam 23:29b names one Ittai (Heb ʾittay; Gk eththi) in the parallel list. Since Ittai is designated as “the son of Ribai of Gibeah of the Benjaminites,”
Ittai (Person)
ITTAI (PERSON) [Heb ʾittay (אִתַּי‎)]. 1. Leader of a mercenary troop from Philistine Gath, he evidenced great loyalty to David at the time of the latter’s flight from Absalom (2 Sam 15:19, 21, 22). The Bible narrates a number of encounters that David had on his flight from Jerusalem at the time of Absalom’s
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ithai
Ithai. Alternate spelling of Ittai, a Benjamite warrior, in 1 Chronicles 11:31.See Ittai #2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ittai
2. A Benjaminite, one of David’s thirty mighty men (2 S. 23:29; called Ithai in 1 Ch. 11:31).J. J. Reeve
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ithai
ITHAI Alternate spelling of Ittai, a Benjamite warrior, in 1 Chronicles 11:31. See Ittai #2.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ithai
Ithai (ith´i; abbreviation of Heb., “God is with me” or “God exists”), the son of the Benjaminite Ribai and one of David’s warriors who belonged to the fighting force known as “the Thirty” (1 Chron. 11:31). His name is given as Ittai in 2 Sam. 23:29. See also Ittai.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ithai
Ithai (Heb. ʾɩ̂ṯay) (also ITTAI)A Benjaminite, the son of Ribai of Gibeah; a Champion of David’s army (1 Chr. 11:31). In the parallel account (2 Sam. 23:29) he is called Ittai (2).
Ittai
Ittai (Heb. ʾittay, ʾiṯay) (also ITHAI)1. A man from Gath (“the Gittite”), commander of 600 Philistines who remained loyal to David during Absalom’s rebellion (2 Sam. 15:19–22). David named him, along with Joab and Abishai, to lead his forces in battle at the forest of Ephraim (2 Sam. 18:2, 5).2.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ithai
Ithai [ĭthˊī] (Heb. ˒îṯay).* A Benjaminite, the son of Ribai of Gibeah; a mighty man of David’s army (1 Chr. 11:31). In the parallel account (2 Sam. 23:29) he is called Ittai (2).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Itha-i
Ith´a-i (with the Lord), a Benjamite, son of Ribai of Gibeah, one of the heroes of David’s guard. 1 Chron. 11:31. (b.c. 1046.)
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Ithai
IthaiIthai (ithʹī; Heb., abbreviation of ‘God is with me’; according to others, ‘God exists’), the son of the Benjaminite Ribai and one of David’s mighty men (1 Chron. 11:31). His name is given as Ittai in 2 Sam. 23:29. See also Ittai.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Ithai
Ithai [Ith-i](Hebrew origin: God is with me)(1 Chronicles 11:31). 10th century b.c. Ithai, a Benjamite, the son of Ribai of Gibeah, was one of “The Thirty,” an elite group in King David’s army. He is called Ittai in the second book of Samuel (2 Samuel 23:29).
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Ittai
Ittai, the name of two men.1. “Ittai the Gittite,” a native of Gath and a Philistine in the army of King David (2 Sam. 15:19). At the outbreak of Absalom’s rebellion he gave a conspicuous proof of his loyalty to King David, and was entrusted with the command of a third part of the king’s forces (2 Sam.
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