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Micah (son of Mephibosheth)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Micah, Father of Uzziah
Micah, Father of Uzziah (Μιχα, Micha). The father of Uzziah, an elder in Judith’s hometown Bethulia. A member of the tribe of Simeon (Judith 6:14–15).
Micah, Son of Mephibosheth
Micah, Son of Mephibosheth (מִיכָה‎, mikhah; מִיכָא‎, mikha'). Also called Mica. A descendant of Saul (2 Sam 9:12; 1 Chr 8:34). Micah is named as the son of Merib-baal in 1 Chr 8:34. Merib-baal is an alternate name for Mephibosheth.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mica (Person)
MICA (PERSON) [Heb mı̂kāʾ (מִיכָא)]. Var. MICAH. 1. Also referred to as Micah (mykh), the son of Mephibosheth and grandson of Jonathan (2 Sam 9:12). The name may be an abbreviation of the name mykyh, meaning “Who is like Yahweh?” (Brockington Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther Century Bible, 180). Born to Mephibosheth
Micah (Person)
MICAH (PERSON) [Heb mı̂kâ (מִיכָה‎); mı̂kāʾ (מִיכָא)]. Var. MICA. The name of nine men in the Hebrew Bible. Micah is a shortened form of such names as Micaiah, “who is like YH (WH),” and Michael, “who is like God,” which express the notion of God’s incomparability (Labuschagne 1966). The longer form
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mica
Mica. Common name interchangeable with Micah and probably a contracted form of Micaiah.1. Mephibosheth’s son (Merib-baal). He shared in the fortunes of David’s generosity to his father, and in Ziba’s treachery. Mica had four sons (2 Sm 9:12, kjv Micha; 1 Chr 8:34, 35; 9:40, 41, kjv, rsv Micah).2. Levite
Micah (Person)
Micah (Person). 1. Ephraimite judge who had idols made and then hired a Levite to become his priest (Jgs 17; 18).2. Shimei’s descendant from Reuben’s tribe (1 Chr 5:5).3. Alternate spelling of Mica, Mephibosheth’s son and the great-grandson of King Saul, in 1 Chronicles 8:34, 35; 9:40, 41.See Mica
Micha
Micha. 1. kjv spelling of Mica, Mephibosheth’s son, in 2 Samuel 9:12.See Mica #1.2. kjv spelling of Micah, Uzziel’s son, in 1 Chronicles 23:20.See Micah (Person) #5.3. kjv spelling of Mica, a Levite, in Nehemiah 10:11.See Mica #3.4. kjv spelling of Mica, Mattaniah’s son, in Nehemiah 11:17, 22.
Michah
Michah. kjv spelling of Micah, Uzziel’s son, in 1 Chronicles 24:24, 25.See Micah (Person) #5.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mica
Mica mīʹkə [Heb mîḵāʾ]; AV MICHA, MICAH; NEB also MICAH. A contracted form of Micaiah.
Mica
1. A son of Mephibosheth and grandson of Jonathan the son of Saul (2 S. 9:12); called Micah in 1 Ch. 8:34f.; 9:40f.; see Micha (3).
Micah
3. A son of Meribaal (Mephibosheth) and grandson of Jonathan; the father of four sons (1 Ch. 8:34f.; 9:40f.; called Mica in 2 S. 9:12; see Mica 1.).
Micah
Micah mīʹkə [Heb mîḵâ—abbreviated form of mîḵāyāhû, “who is like Yahweh?”; LXX Michaias; Vulg Michaeas].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mica
MICA Common name interchangeable with Micah and probably a contracted form of Micaiah.1. Mephibosheth’s son. He shared in the fortunes of David’s generosity to his father, and in Ziba’s treachery (2 Sm 9:12).2. Levite and Zicri’s son from Asaph’s clan (1 Chr 9:15), who performed musical service in
Micah (Person)
MICAH (Person)1. Ephraimite judge who had idols made and then hired a Levite to become his priest (Jgs 17–18).2. Shimei’s descendant from Reuben’s tribe (1 Chr 5:5).3. Alternate spelling of Mica, Mephibosheth’s son and the great-grandson of King Saul, in 1 Chronicles 8:34–35; 9:40–41. See Mica #1.
Micha
MICHA*1. kjv spelling of Mica, Mephibosheth’s son, in 2 Samuel 9:12. See Mica #1.2. kjv spelling of Micah, Uzziel’s son, in 1 Chronicles 23:20. See Micah (Person) #5.3. kjv spelling of Mica, a Levite, in Nehemiah 10:11. See Mica #3.4. kjv spelling of Mica, Mattaniah’s father, in Nehemiah 11:17, 22.
Michah
MICHAH* kjv spelling of Micah, Uzziel’s son, in 1 Chronicles 24:24–25. See Micah (Person) #5.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Mica
Mica (mi´kuh; a shortened form of Micaiah; Heb., “who is like the Lord?”).1 The son of Mephibosheth (Merib-baal) and Saul’s great-grandson by Jonathan (2 Sam. 9:12); he is also called Micah (1 Chron. 8:34–35). See also Micah.2 A Levite, the son of Zichri and father of Mattaniah, a postexilic inhabitant
Micah
Micah (mi´kuh; a shortened form of Micaiah; Heb., “who is like the Lord?”).1 The prophet Micah of Moresheth, a town some twenty-five miles southwest of Jerusalem, to whom the book of Micah is attributed. In addition to the information in Mic. 1:1, Jer. 26:18 reports that Micah came to Jerusalem in the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Micah
MICAH. The name Micah, meaning “Who is like Yahweh?” was common among the Hebrews.1. An Ephramite living in the time of the judges (Jdg 17–18). His mother had 200 shekels of silver recast as an image for a shrine eventually captured by a group of Danites.2. Head of a family of Reuben (1 Chr 5:5).3.
Micha
MICHA. A variant of Micah and Micaiah.1. A son of Mephibosheth, the crippled son of Jonathan (2 Sam 9:12; called Micah in 1 Chr 8:34). See Micah.2. A Levite who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah (Neh 10:11).3. A Levite who was a descendant of Asaph (Neh 11:17, 22; cf. 1 Chr 9:15). The full name “Michaiah”
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Micah, Micaiah
MICAH, MICAIAH (‘who is like Yah?’). A common Hebrew name, variously spelt in both evv and MT. Of the many men named with one of these forms, three are better known than the rest. 1. Micah of Moresheth the prophet. (See next article.) 2. Micah of Mt Ephraim, whose strange story is told in Jdg. 17–18,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mica
Mica (Heb. mɩ̂ḵāʾ) (also MICAH)1. The son of Mephibosheth (Meribbaal) and grandson of Jonathan (2 Sam. 9:12). He is called Micah (3) at 1 Chr. 8:34–35; 9:40–41.2. The father of Mattaniah, a postexilic Levite of the lineage of Asaph (1 Chr. 9:15; Neh. 11:17).3. A Levite who participated in the sealing
Micah
Micah (Heb. mɩ̂ḵâ) (also MICA, MICAIAH)1. A man of the Ephraimite hill country, living during the period of the judges, whose story explains the founding of the shrine and city of Dan (Judg. 17–18). According to the story, Micah stole 1100 pieces of silver from his mother. Upon return of the silver,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Micah
Micah [mīˊkə] (Heb. mîḵâ; shortened form of mîḵāyāhû “Who is like Yahweh?”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Micah
MICAH (Hebrew, “Who is like the Lord?”) One of the minor prophets. Micah should not be confused with Micaiah, son of Imlah, a prophet at the time of Ahab of Israel (1 Kgs 22:8). (See Micah, book of for details.)
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Micah
Mi´cah (who is like God?), the same name as Micaiah. [Micaiah.]1. An Israelite whose familiar story is preserved in the 17th and 18th chapters of Judges. Micah is evidently a devout believer in Jehovah, and yet so completely ignorant is he of the law of Jehovah that the mode which he adopts of honoring
Micha
Mi´cha (who is like God?).1. The son of Mephibosheth. 2 Sam. 9:12.2. A Levite who signed the covenant with Nehemiah. Neh. 10:11.3. The father of Mattaniah, a Gershonite Levite and descendant of Asaph. Neh. 11:17, 22.
Michah
Mi´chah (who is like God?), eldest son of Uzziel the son of Kohath, 1 Chron. 24:24, 25; elsewhere, 1 Chron. 23:20, called Micah.
See also
Relatives
Mephibosheth Father
Tarea Son
Melech Son
Ahaz Son
Pithon Son
Jonathan Grandfather
Jehoaddah Grandson