Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
One of David’s mighty men (2 Sam 23:8). In the corresponding list in 1 Chr 11:11, the name is Jashobeam, which may mean this Josheb-Basshebeth is the same as several other Jashobeams (see 1 Chr 12:6; 27:2–3).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
JOSHEB-BASSHEBETH (PERSON) [Heb yōšeb baššebet (יֹשֶׁב בַּשֶּׁבֶת)]. Found only at 2 Sam 23:8, the name belongs to one of David’s mighty men. See DAVID’S CHAMPIONS. The name is unusual in form in the Hebrew onomasticon; the name Jashobeam at the corresponding point in 1 Chr 11:11 has led to explanation
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Adino adʹə-nō, ə-dīʹnō [Heb. ‘aḏînô]; RSV and NEB omit. In the AV, the senior of David’s “mighty men.” “Josheb-basshebeth a Tachmonite, chief of the captains; the same was Adino the Eznite, against eight hundred slain at one time” (2 S. 23:8). This very exact rendering makes it evident even to
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JOSHEB-BASSHEBETH. The name of David’s most eminent warrior among his mighty men as given in ASV and RSV as a probable substitute for the meaningless “that sat in the seat” in 2 Sam 23:8 of KJV. In the parallel passage in 1 Chr 11:11 this man is identified as “Jashobeam, an Hachmonite.” See Jashobeam.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jashobeam (Heb. yāšoḇʿām)1. A Hachmonite; one of David’s elite class of warriors and the chief of the Three (1 Chr. 11:11). Jashobeam apparently killed 300 men with his own sword in battle. Josheb-basshebeth the Tahchemonite (2 Sam. 23:8), who killed 800 men with his own spear, may be the same person.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
AD´INO (adʹī-nō; “slender as a spear” [?]). The name given in 2 Sam. 23:8 (but lacking in the NIV) as one of David’s mighty men. Much difference of opinion respecting it exists. Some think the passage has been corrupted. It is clear that these words “Adino the Eznite” are not proper names, although
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JOSHEB-BASSHEBETH<jo-sheb-ba-she’-beth> ([ישֵׁב בַּשֶּׁבֶת, yoshebh ba-shebheth]): This proper name in the Revised Version (British and American) takes the place of the translation “that sat in the seat” in the King James Version (2 Sam 23:8). The phrase so rendered is meaningless. The text has
ADINO<ad’-i-no>, <a-di’-no> ( עֲדִינוֹ [̀adhino], “his adorned one”): The senior of David’s “mighty men.” “Josheb-basshebeth a Tahchemonite, chief of the captains; the same was Adino the Eznite, against eight hundred slain at one time” (2 Samuel 23:8). This very exact rendering makes it evident