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Jerahmeelites
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
The descendants of Jerahmeel, of the tribe of Judah (1 Sam 27:10; 30:29). King David told Achish, king of Gath, that he was raiding his own people, including the “Negev of the Jerahmeelites,” while he was actually conquering Philistine villages (1 Sam 27:10). David included the Jerahmeelites among the recipients of spoil distributed from Ziklag.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jerahmeelites
Jerahmeelites (יְרַחְמְאֵלִי‎, yerachme'eliy). The descendants of Jerahmeel, of the tribe of Judah (1 Sam 27:10; 30:29). King David told Achish, king of Gath, that he was raiding his own people, including the “Negev of the Jerahmeelites,” while he was actually conquering Philistine villages (1 Sam 27:10).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jerahmeelite
Jerahmeelite. Jerahmeel’s descendant from Judah’s tribe (1 Sm 27:10; 30:29).See Jerahmeel #1.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jerahmeelite
JERAHMEELITE Jerahmeel’s descendant from Judah’s tribe (1 Sm 27:10; 30:29). See Jerahmeel #1.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jerahmeelite
JERAHMEELITE. The name is a corrective noun in use before the proper name. It refers to a tribe of people raided by David when he was fleeing from Saul and had taken refuge with Achish, the Philistine (1 Sam 27:10).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jerahme-elites
Jerah´me-elites (descendants of Jerahmeel), The, the tribe descended from the first of the foregoing persons. 1 Sam. 27:10. They dwelt in the south of Judah.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JERAHMEEL; JERAHMEELITES
JERAHMEEL; JERAHMEELITES<je-ra’-me-el>, <je-ra’-me-el-its> ([יְרַחְמְאֵל‎, yerachme’el], “may God have compassion!”):1. In 1 Ch 2:9, 25, 26, 27, 33, 42, he is described as the son of Hezron, the son of Perez, the son of Judah by Tamar his daughter-in-law (Gen 38). In 1 Sam 27:10 is mentioned
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jerahmeelite
JERAHMEELITE (Jə rahʹ mē ĕ1 īt) Member of clan of Jerahmeel which apparently lived south of Beersheba in the Negev. While dwelling with the Philistines, David told them he was fighting in the territory of the Jerahmeelites (1 Sam. 27:10), making Achish, the Philistine king, think he was fighting against
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Jerahmeel
JERAHMEEL, jē̇-räʹmē̇-el (יְרַחְמְאֵל‎, yeraḥme’ēl, “may God have compassion!”):In 1 Ch 2:9, 25, 26, 27, 33, 42, he is described as the son of Hezron, the son of Perez, the son of Judah by Tamar his daughter-in-law (Gen 38). In 1 S 27:10 is mentioned the neghebh of the Jerahmeelites, jē̇-räʹmē-
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
JERAHMEEL
JERAHMEEL, JERAHMEELITES ji-rah´mee-uhl, ji-rah´mee-uh-lit [יְרַחְמְאֵלyerakhmeʾel, יְרַחְמְאֵלִיyerakhmeʾeli]. 1. A descendant of Judah by TAMAR (1 Chr 2:3–4, 9); the firstborn son of Hezron (v. 9), son of Perez (v. 5); brother of RAM and Chelubai (v. 9). His genealogy appears only in 1 Chr 2:25–41.