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Maharai
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Maharai
Maharai (מַהְרַי‎, mahray). One of David’s mighty men (2 Sam 23:28; 1 Chr 11:30; 27:13).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Maharai (Person)
MAHARAI (PERSON) [Heb mahray (מַהְרַי‎)]. 1. One of David’s champions, a select class of warriors directly attached to the king for special assignments, named in the parallel lists of 2 Sam 23:8–39 (v 28) and 1 Chr 11:10–47 (v 30). Although of high repute, he is distinguished from the more elite warriors
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Maharai
Maharai. One of David’s mighty men and a Zerahite from Netophah in the hill country of Judah. He was appointed commander of a division (24,000 soldiers) during the 10th month of the year (2 Sm 23:28; 1 Chr 11:30; 27:13).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Maharai
Maharai māʹhə-rī [Heb. maharay—‘servant of Yahweh’ (?)]. One of the thirty chief men in David’s army, who were renowned for their heroic deeds (2 S. 23:28; 1 Ch. 11:30). He came from Netophah in Judah, from the clan of the Zerahites, and was commander of the tenth division of the army (1 Ch. 27:13).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Maharai
MAHARAI One of David’s mighty men and a Zerahite from Netophah in the hill country of Judah. He was appointed commander of a division (24,000 soldiers) during the 10th month of the year (2 Sm 23:28; 1 Chr 11:30; 27:13).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Maharai
MAHARAI. One of David’s mighty men” (2 Sam 23:28; 1 Chr 11:30). He was one of the 12 monthly captains in David’s reign, serving in the tenth month (1 Chr 27:13). He was one of the family of Zerah, and came from Netophah in Judah.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Maharai
Maharai (Heb. mahăray)One of David’s Champions. A native of Netophah in Judah (2 Sam. 23:28; 1 Chr. 11:30) and reckoned among the clan of the Zerahites, he was commander of the tenth monthly levy of David’s army (27:13).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Maharai
Maharai [māˊə rī] (Heb. maharay). One of David’s mighty men. A native of Netophah in Judah (2 Sam. 23:28; 1 Chr. 11:30) and reckoned among the clan of the Zerahites, he was commander of the tenth monthly levy of David’s army (27:13).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Maharai
MAHARAI One of the mighty warriors in the service of David (2 Sam 23:28; 1 Chr 11:30).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mahara-i
Mahar´a-i (impetuous), 2 Sam. 23:28; 1 Chron. 11:30; 27:13, an inhabitant of Netophah in the tribe of Judah, and one of David’s captains.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Maharai
MAHAR´AI (ma-harʹī; “swift, hasty”). The Netophathite who was one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:28; 1 Chron. 11:30) and was appointed captain, for the tenth month, of a contingent of 24,000 men (27:13), about 975 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Maharai
MAHARAI [muh HAR ay eye] — one of David’s mighty men. Maharai was captain over 24,000 men (2 Sam. 23:28; 1 Chr. 11:30; 27:13).