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Izrahites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Izrahites
Izrahites (יִזְרָֽח‎, yizrach). The tribal affiliation or indication of origin for Shamhuth, one of David’s commanders of 24,000 (1 Chr 27:8).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Izrahite
IZRAHITE [Heb yizrāḥ (יִזְרָח)]. A descriptive adjective of Shamhuth, one of twelve commanders supervising monthly courses of men in the armed service of the king (1 Chr 27:1–15; v 8). The term (lit. “Izrah”) is probably intended to be a gentilic designation for one from the otherwise unknown place
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Izrahite
Izrahite. Designation given to Shamhuth, one of David’s 12 monthly captains, meaning a man of a family or town called Izra (1 Chr 27:8). The word “Izrahite” is perhaps a corruption of “Zerahite,” a descendant of Zerah of Judah (1 Chr 27:11).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Izrahite
Izrahite izʹrə-hīt [Heb. yizrāḥ—‘rising, shining’]. Shamhuth the captain of the fifth monthly course (1 Ch. 27:8) is called an “Izrahite.” The name may be derived from the town or family of lzrah, but more likely is a corruption of the word “Zerahite,” descendant of Zerah of Judah.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Izrahite
IZRAHITE Designation given to Shamhuth, one of David’s 12 monthly captains, meaning a man of a family or town called Izra (1 Chr 27:8). The word “Izrahite” is perhaps a corruption of “Zerahite,” a descendant of Zerah of Judah (1 Chr 27:11).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Izrahite
IZRAHITE. The family name of Shamhuh, one of David’s heroic men and designated as “the fifth captain for the fifth month” (1 Chr 27:8). The name is possibly a corruption of “Zerahite,”. descendant of Zerah of Judah (1 Chr 27:11, RSV).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Izrahite
Izrahite (Heb. yizrāḥ)A gentilic applied to Shamhuth, commander of the fifth division of David’s army (1 Chr. 27:8). Although some scholars interpret the name as a derivative of Izrahiah, it is probably related to the Zerahites at 1 Chr. 27:11.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Izrahite
Izrahite [ĭzˊrə hīt] (Heb. yizrāḥ “rising, shining”). A gentilic applied to Shamhuth, commander of the fifth division of David’s army (1 Chr. 27:8). Although some scholars interpret the name as a derivative of lzrahiah, it is probably related to the Zerahites at v. 11.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Izrahite
Iz´rahite (descendant of Zerah), The, the designation of Shamhuth. 1 Chron. 27:8. Its real force is probably Zerahite, that is, from the great Judaic family of Zerah.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Izrahite
IZ´RAHITE (izʹra-hīt). A patronymic epithet of Shamhuth, one of David’s commanders (1 Chron. 27:8); probably so called as being descended from Zerah, Judah’s son.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Izrahite
IZRAHITE [IZ ruh hight] — a member of the family of Izrah or a native or inhabitant of the town of Izrah (1 Chr. 27:8).
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