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Jashen
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jashen
Jashen (יָשֵׁן‎, yashen). A man whose sons were among David’s mighty men (2 Sam 23:32).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jashen (Person)
JASHEN (PERSON) [Heb yāšēn (יָשֵׁן)]. One of the members of the “the Thirty,” the elite class of David’s warriors (2 Sam 23:32 = 1 Chr 11:34). He was known as “the Gizonite,” probably a description of the location of his origin. Both the personal name, Jashen, and the qualifying adjective, Gizonite,
Guni (Person)
GUNI (PERSON) [Heb gûnı̂ (גּוּנִי)]. GUNITES. 1. The second of Naphtali’s four sons (Gen 46:24; 1 Chr 7:13), who went into Egypt with him (Gen 46:8, 26–27), and whose family emerged as a substantial clan within the tribe by the time of the Exodus and Moses’ census in the wilderness (Num 26:48). The
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jashen
Jashen. One of David’s 30 mighty men (2 Sm 23:32). The Hebrew text reads “the sons of Jashen,” and 1 Chronicles 11:34 reads “the sons of Hashem the Gizonite.” Scholars are generally agreed that the phrase “the sons of” is dittographic and repeats the last three letters of the preceding word. The reading
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jashen
Jashen jaśhən [Heb. yāšēn]. Seemingly the father of some of David’s thirty mighty men (2 S. 23:32f.). The MT reads “Eliahba of Shaalbon, the sons of Jashen, Jonathan, Shammah the Hararite … .” 1 Ch. 11:33f has “Eliahba of Shaalbon, the sons of Hashem the Gizonite, Jonathan the son of Shagee the
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jashen
JASHEN One of David’s 30 mighty men (2 Sm 23:32). The Hebrew text reads “the sons of Jashen,” and 1 Chronicles 11:34 reads “the sons of Hashem the Gizonite.” Scholars are generally agreed that the phrase “the sons of” is dittographic and repeats the last three letters of the preceding word. The reading
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jashen
JASHEN. The father of one of David’s “mighty men” (2 Sam 23:32). In the parallel list in (1 Chr 11:34) he appears as Hashem the Gizonite. See Hashem.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jashen
Jashen (Heb. yāšēn) (also HASHEM)One of David’s Thirty (2 Sam. 23:32). The MT reading “sons of Jashen” (Heb. bĕnê yāšēn) derives from a dittography with the preceding name Shaalbon (perhaps a gentilic, Shaalbonite). At 1 Chr. 11:34 he is called Hashem the Gizonite.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jashen
Jashen [jāˊshən] (Heb. yāšēn).† One of David’s thirty mighty men (2 Sam. 23:32). The MT reading “sons of Jashen” (Heb. benê yāšēn) derives from a dittography with the preceding name Shaalbon (perhaps a gentilic, Shaalbonite). At 1 Chr. 11:34 he is called Hashem the Gizonite.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jashen
Ja´shen (sleeping). Bene-Jashen—“sons of Jashen”—are named in the catalogue of the heroes of David’s guard in 2 Sam. 23:32. (b.c. 1046.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jashen
JA´SHEN (jaʹshen; “sleeping”). A person several of whose “sons” are named as among David’s famous bodyguard (2 Sam. 23:32), called (1 Chron. 11:34) Hashem the Gizonite. The discrepancies between the two passages may, perhaps, best be reconciled by understanding the two brave men referred to as being
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jashen
Jashensleeping, called also Hashem (1 Chr. 11:34); a person, several of whose sons were in David’s body-guard (2 Sam. 23:32).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jashen
JASHEN [JAY shuhn] — the father of one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:32). Jashen was apparently the same person as Hashem (1 Chr. 11:34).