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Jeshishai
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jeshishai, Son of Jahdo
Jeshishai, Son of Jahdo (יְשִׁישַׁי‎, yeshishay). Listed among the descendants of Gad only in 1 Chr 5:14.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jeshishai (Person)
JESHISHAI (PERSON) [Heb yĕšı̂šay (יְשִׁישַׁי)]. A Gadite mentioned only in 1 Chr 5:14. His name probably is cognate with the Hebrew adjective yāšı̂š (“aged, decrepit”) and may have meant “venerable.” Neither Jeshishai nor the others named in the Chronicler’s genealogy for Gad (1 Chr 5:11–17) appear
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jeshishai
Jeshishai. Descendant of Gad in the days of Jotham, king of Judah (1 Chr 5:14).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jeshishai
JESHISHAI Descendant of Gad in the days of Jotham, king of Judah (1 Chr 5:14).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jeshishai
JESHISHAI. A member of the tribe of God, a descendant of Buz (1 Chr 5:14).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jeshishai
Jeshishai (Heb. yĕšɩ̂šay)A Gadite; son of Jahdo and father of Michael (1 Chr. 5:14).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jeshishai
Jeshishai [jə shĭshˊī] (Heb. yešîšay “old, worthy of honor”). A Gadite; son of Jahdo and father of Michael (1 Chr. 5:14).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jeshisha-i
Jeshish´a-i (descended from an old man), one of the ancestors of the Gadites who dwelt in Gilead. 1 Chron. 5:14.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jeshishai
JESHI´SHAI (je-shiʹshī; “aged”). The son of Jahdo and father of Michael, one of the ancestors of the Gadites who dwelt in Gilead (1 Chron. 5:14), long before 740 b.c.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JESHISHAI
JESHISHAI<je-shish’-a-i> ([יְשִׁישַׁי‎, yeshishay], “aged”): A Gadite chief (and family?) (1 Ch 5:14).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Jeshishai
Jeshishai [Jeh-shih-i](Hebrew origin: Aged)(1 Chronicles 5:14). Unspecified date. Jeshishai, of the tribe of Gad, was the father of Michael and the son of Jahdo. His descendants lived in Gilead, on the eastern side of the Jordan River.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jeshishai
JESHISHAI (Jə shĭshʹ ī) Personal name meaning “advanced in years.” Member of tribe of Gad (1 Chron. 5:14).
See also
Relatives
Jahdo Father
Michael Son
Buz Grandfather
Gilead Grandson