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Kushaiah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kushaiah, Son of Abdi
Kushaiah (קוּשָׁיָ֫הוּ‎, qushayahu). A descendant of Levi and father of Ethan (15:17).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kushaiah (Person)
KUSHAIAH (PERSON) [Heb qûšāyāhû (קוּשָׁיָהוּ)]. Var. KISHI. A Levite, a descendant of Merari and father of Ethan (1 Chr 15:17). Kushaiah should probably be identified with Kishi of 1 Chr 6:29—Eng 6:44. The LXX supports identifying Kushaiah with Kishi, reading kisaiou in 1 Chr 15:17 and kisai in
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kushaiah
Kushaiah. Alternate name for Kishi, a Merarite Levite, in 1 Chronicles 15:17.See Kishi.
Kishi
Kishi. Levite of Merari’s family whose son Ethan was a singer and musician in the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Chr 6:44). He is also known as Kushaiah in 15:17.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kushaiah
Kushaiah koo̅-shāʹyə, koo̅-shiʹə [Heb. qûšāyāhû-‘bow of Yahweh’]. A Merarite Levite (1 Ch. 15:17), called Kishi in 6:44 (MT 29).
Kishi
Kishi kishʹī, kē̱-ʹshē̱- [Heb. qîšî—‘trapper’ (?), ‘gift’ (?)]. Father of Ethan, one of the singers that David “put in charge of the service of song” in the house of the Lord (1 Ch. 6:31); the Kushaiah of 1 Ch. 15:17.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kushaiah
KUSHAIAH Alternate name for Kishi, a Merarite Levite, in 1 Chronicles 15:17. See Kishi.
Kishi
KISHI Levite of Merari’s family whose son Ethan was a singer and musician in the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Chr 6:44). He is also known as Kushaiah in 15:17.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kushaiah
KUSHAIAH. One of the sanctuary singers in the time of David;. Merarite Levite (1 Chr 15:17). In 1 Chr 6:44 called Kishi.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kushaiah
Kushaiah (Heb. qûšāyāhû) (also KISHI)A Levite; a descendant of Merari who ministered in song before the tabernacle at the time of King David (1 Chr. 15:17). He was the father of Ethan. At 1 Chr. 6:44 (MT 29) he is called Kishi.
Kishi
Kishi (Heb. qɩ̂šɩ̂)An alternate form of the name Kushaiah (1 Chr. 6:44 [MT 29]).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kushaiah
Kushaiah [kŏo shāˊyə] (Heb. qûšāyâ). A Levite; one of the sons of Merari who ministered in song before the tabernacle at the time of King David (1 Chr. 15:17). He was the father of Ethan. At 1 Chr. 6:44 he is called Kishi.
Kishi
Kishi [kĭshˊī] (Heb. qîšî “gift [?]”).† An alternate form of the name Kushaiah (1 Chr. 6:44).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kushaiah
Kusha´iah (bow of Jehovah), the same as Kish or Kishi, the father of Ethan the Merarite. 1 Chron. 15:17.
Kishi
Kish´i (bow of Jehovah), a Merarite, and father or ancestor of Ethan the minstrel. 1 Chron. 6:44.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kushaiah
KUSHA´IAH (ku-shāʹya). A Merarite Levite whose son Ethan was appointed a chief assistant of Heman in the Temple music by David (1 Chron. 15:17), 975 b.c. In 1 Chron. 6:44 he is called Kishi.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Kishi
KISHI [KISH eye] — a Levite of the Merari family (1 Chr. 6:44), also called Kushaiah (1 Chr. 15:17).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
KUSHAIAH
KUSHAIAH<ku-sha’-ya>, <ku-shi’-a> (קשָׁיָהוּ‎ [qushayahu], “bow of Yah”): A Merarite Levite (1 Chronicles 15:17), called in 1 Chronicles 6:44 KISHI (which see).
KISHI
KISHI<kish’i> (קִישִׁי‎ [qishi], “snarer,” “fowler”): Father of Ethan, one of the singers David “set over the service of song” in the house of the Lord (1 Chronicles 6:31); the “Kushaiah” of 1 Chronicles 15:17 (compare 1 Chronicles 6:44).
See also
Relatives
Abdi Father
Ethan Son
Malluch Grandfather