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Michael (descendant of Issachar)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Michael, Son of Izrahiah
Michael, Son of Izrahiah (מִיכָאֵל‎, mikha'el). A leader and warrior of the tribe of Issachar (1 Chr 7:3).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Michael (Person)
MICHAEL (PERSON) [Heb mı̂kāʾēl (מִיכָאֵל)]. “Michael” appears to be a popular Judean name in the Persian period. The name possibly originated during the Exile in Babylon (see #1 and 10 below), and the Chronicler drew upon it to complete artificial genealogies, particularly those related to the tribe
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Michael
Michael. Name meaning “Who is like God?” used of 10 men in Scripture and also of one who is described as an “archangel.”1. Father of one of the spies sent by Moses into Canaan (Nm 13:13).2.3. Gadites named in the lists of those who settled in the land of Bashan (1 Chr 5:13, 14).4. Forefather of Asaph,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Michael
5. An Issacharite clan chieftain and warrior, one of the sons of the Issacharite clan patriarch lzrahiah (1 Ch. 7:3).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Michael
MICHAEL Name meaning “Who is like God?” used of 10 men in Scripture and also of one who is described as an archangel.1. Father of one of the spies sent by Moses into Canaan (Nm 13:13).2–3. Gadites named in the lists of those who settled in the land of Bashan (1 Chr 5:13–14).4. Forefather of Asaph,
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Michael
Michael (mi´kay-uhl; Heb., “who is like God?”).1 A man from the tribe of Asher whose son Sethur was one of the twelve spies sent to Canaan (Num. 13:13).2 A warrior from the tribe of Manasseh who deserted Saul at Ziklag to become a commander in David’s army (1 Chron. 12:20).3 The father of Omri, who
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Michael
MICHAEL. The Heb. name of 11 biblical personages, meaning “Who is like God?”1. The archangel Michael who in the OT is mentioned by name in Daniel. He is there designated as “one of the chief princes” (10:13), as “your prince” (10:21), as “the great prince” (12:1), and probably as “the prince of the
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Michael
MICHAEL (Heb. mîḵā’ēl, ‘who is like God?’—synonymous with Micaiah and Micah). The name of eleven biblical characters, only one of whom gets more than a passing reference. The exception is the *angel Michael, who in pseudepigraphic literature is regarded as the patron of, and intercessor for, Israel
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Michael
Michael (Heb. mɩ̂ḵāʾēl)1. An Asherite whose son Sethur was one of the 12 spies sent to Canaan (Num. 13:13).2. A Gadite who settled in Bashan (1 Chr. 5:13).3. An ancestor of the Gadite Abihail (1 Chr. 5:14).4. A Levite, the great-grandfather of Asaph (1 Chr. 6:40 [MT 25]).5. A descendant of Uzzi
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Michael
Michael [mīˊkəl] (Heb. mîḵā˒ēl “Who is like God?”; Gk. Michaēl).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Michael
MICHAEL (Hebrew, “Who is like God?”) The name of an archangel who appears in both the Old Testament and the New Testament (Dan 10:13, 21; 12:1; Jude 9; Rev 12:7). He is one of the three angels the Church venerates by name (with Gabriel and Raphael).In the book of Daniel, the angel Michael appears as
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Michael
Mi´chael (who is like God?).1. An Asherite, father of Sethur, one of the twelve spies. Num. 13:13.2. One of the Gadites who settled in the land of Bashan. 1 Chron. 5:13.3. Another Gadite, ancestor of Abihail. 1 Chron. 5:14.4. A Gershonite Levite, ancestor of Asaph. 1 Chron. 6:40.5. One of the five
See also
Relatives
Izrahiah Father
Joel Brother
Obadiah Brother
Isshiah Brother
Uzzi Grandfather
Roles