Jonathan's Army (2,000 who stayed behind)
2,000 of the 3,000 soldiers who Jonathan selected to wait in Galilee while he and the rest of the soldiers went to Acco.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jonathan (Heb. yĕhônāṯān, yônāṯān; Gk. Iōnathás) (also JEHONATHAN)1. The son of Gershom; descendant of Moses (Judg. 18:30; MT “Manasseh”). Jonathan was a Levite from Bethlehem hired by Micah to serve at Micah’s personal shrine (Judg. 17–18). He later founded the priesthood at Laish (Dan) that
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Machabeus (Jonathas).—High-priest, brother of the following, died in 144 b.c. Acknowledged high-priest by the usurper Alexander Bula, he placed himself at the head of the Jews after the death of Judas, expelled Bacchides from Judea, upheld the pretensions of Demetrius Nicator, then of Alexander VI. to
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Jonathan (1)
JONATHAN, jon′a-than (יְהוֹנָתָן‎, yehōnāthān, יוֹנָתָן‎, yōnāthān, “Jeh has given”; Ἰωναθάν, Iōnathán; cf Jehonathan):(1) (Heb yehōnāthān): The young “Levite” of Jgs 17, 18 referred to by name in 18:30, where he is called “the son of Gershom, the son of Moses,” and where AV has “Manasseh”
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Jonathan [jon-uh-thun] (יונתן, “Yahweh Has Given”) (1) a Judahite priest, the son of Moses’ son Gershom (1), who ministered to the tribe of Dan (Judg. 18:30) (2) the son of King Saul and close friend of David (1 Sam. 13:16) (3) son of Abiathar the high priest; served David during Absalom’s rebellion,
Jonathan Maccabeus (160–141 BCE)
Jonathan Maccabeus (160–141 bce)Mattathias bar-Hasmon, who instigated a revolt against the Seleucid control of Palestine, had five sons. The most famous of these was his third, Judas Maccabeus, who had become the leader of the rebellion after the death of Mattathias.In 160 bce the Jewish army was all
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
JONATHAN jon´uh-thuhn [יוֹנָתָןyonathan, יְהוֹנָתָןyehonathan; Ἰωναθάν Iōnathan]. Means “Yahweh has given.” 1. The name of the first of Saul’s sons listed in 1 Sam 14:49, along with those of two daughters. One of those daughters, Merab was probably the firstborn child, and two other sons are named