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Jambri
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The father of the young men who captured and killed John, a brother of the Hasmonean Jonathan (1 Macc 9:36). The sons of Jambri came from Medeba in Transjordan. To avenge their brother John, the Jews attacked the Jambrites at a wedding celebration (1 Macc 9:37–42).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jambri
Jambri (Ἰαμβρείν, Iambrein). The father of the young men who captured and killed John, a brother of the Hasmonean Jonathan (1 Macc 9:36). The sons of Jambri came from Medeba in Transjordan. To avenge their brother John, the Jews attacked the Jambrites at a wedding celebration (1 Macc 9:37–42).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jambri (Person)
JAMBRI (PERSON) [Gk Iambri (Ἰαμβρι)]. The sons of Jambri from Medeba waylaid and killed John, brother of Jonathan the Hasmonean, on his way to parley with the Nabateans (1 Macc 9:36). Jonathan and Simon proceeded to exact revenge for the murder of their brother by attacking the Jambrites at a wedding
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jambri
Jambri jamʹbrī [Gk. hoi huioí Iambri; 1 Macc. 9:36f]. The sons of Jambri are said to have come from Medeba, a city of the Moabites and subsequently a possession of the Amorites, and to have carried off John, the brother of Jonathan, who succeeded Judas Maccabeus as leader of the Jews. The Israelites
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jambri
JAMBRI Ancestor of an Arab tribe. During the Hasmonean (Maccabean) wars when Jonathan was ruler, the Jambrites captured a baggage train of the Jews when it was being sent to the Nabateans for safekeeping (1 Macc 9:36).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jambri
Jambri (Gk. Iámbri)A band of robbers (Gk. “the sons of Jambri”) from Medeba in Transjordan, who took captive and murdered John, a brother of the Hasmonean Jonathan (1 Macc. 9:36). Jonathan avenged his brother’s death during a wedding feast (1 Macc. 9:37–42). The Jambri were probably Amorites (Josephus
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jambri
Jambri [jămˊbrī] (Gk. hoi huioí Iambri “the sons of Iambri”). A band of robbers from Medeba in Transjordan, who took captive and murdered John, a brother of Judas Maccabeus (1 Macc. 9:36). John’s brother Jonathan avenged his death during a wedding feast (vv. 37ff.). The Jambri were probably
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JAMBRI
JAMBRI<jam’-bri> ([οἱ υἱοὶ Ἰαμβρείν, hoi huioi Iambrein]; 1 Macc 9:36-41): The sons of Jambri are said to have come out of Medeba (originally Med’ba), a city of the Moabites, and subsequently a possession of the Amorites, and to have carried off John, the brother of Jonathan, who succeeded Judas
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Jambri
Jambri jam’bri (Ιαμβρι). The name of a family or tribe that came out of Medeba (originally an Amorite city, Num. 21:31) and took captive John, the brother of Jonathan Maccabee, and seized everything that he possessed. This outrage was avenged by his brothers, Jonathan and Simon, who ambushed a wedding
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Jambri
JAMBRI, jam′brī (οἱ υἱοὶ Ἰαμβρείν, hoi huioí Iambreín; 1 Macc 9:36–41): The sons of Jambri are said to have come out of Medeba (originally Med’ba), a city of the Moabites, and subsequently a possession of the Amorites, and to have carried off John, the brother of Jonathan, who succeeded Judas Maccabaeus
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
JAMBRI
JAMBRI jam´bri [Ἰαμβρί Iambri]. The patriarch of a family some of whose members attacked, killed, and seized the possesions of John, a brother of Judas Maccabeus. John was sent by his brother Jonathan to ask permission from the Nabateans to store baggage with them. Jonathan and Simon exacted revenge