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Mikloth (father of Shimeah)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mikloth, Son of Jeiel
Mikloth, Son of Jeiel (מִקְלוֹת‎, miqloth). A descendant of Jeiel and father of Shimeah. Found in the genealogy of Saul (1 Chr 8:32; 1 Chr 9:37–38).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mikloth (Person)
MIKLOTH (PERSON) [Heb miqlôt (מִקְלֹות)]. The etymology of this name, which is not attested outside of the Bible, is problematic. The ending -oth (ôt) is very rare in personal names (e.g., Naboth), and Noth’s claim (IPN, 39) that it is used in hypocoristic names has little basis. The remaining element
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mikloth
Mikloth. 1. Resident of Gibeon, son of the Benjamite Jeiel, and father of Shimeah (1 Chr 8:32; 9:37, 38).2. Officer in David’s army who served under Dodai (1 Chr 27:4) according to some manuscripts. The words “of his course was Mikloth also the ruler” (kjv) are omitted in the rsv.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mikloth
MIKLOTH1. Resident of Gibeon, son of the Benjamite Jeiel, and father of Shimeah (1 Chr 8:32; 9:37–38).2. Officer in David’s army who served under Dodai (1 Chr 27:4), according to some manuscripts.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Mikloth
Mikloth (mik´loth).1 A Benjaminite, the father of Shimeah (Shimeam) and son of Gibeon (1 Chron. 8:32; 9:37–38).2 The chief officer under Dodai who was commander of twenty-four thousand men in King David’s army (1 Chron. 27:4).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mikloth
MIKLOTH1. A son of Jeiel, a Benjamite. By comparing 1 Chr 8:32 and 9:37–38 it appears that the words “and Mikloth” have been dropped at the end of 8:31. Both are in 9:37 in the MT and LXX.2. An officer in the second division of the guard appointed by David (1 Chr 27:4).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mikloth
Mikloth (Heb. miqlôṯ)1. A Benjaminite who lived at Gibeon; a descendant of Jeiel and father of Shimeah/Shimeam (1 Chr. 8:32; 9:37–38).2. The chief officer under Dodai the Ahohite of the second monthly division of David’s army (1 Chr. 27:4).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mikloth
Mik´loth (staves).1. One of the sons of Jehiel, the father or prince of Gibeon, by his wife Maachah. 1 Chron. 8:32; 9:37, 38.2. The leader of the second division of David’s army. 1 Chron. 27:4.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Mikloth
MIK´LOTH (mikʹlōth; “rods”).1. One of the sons of Jeiel, “the father” (or head) of Gibeon, and father of Shimeah (or Shimeam). He was one of the Benjamite residents of Jerusalem (1 Chron. 8:29, 32; 9:35, 37–38), about 536 b.c.2. The chief officer of the second division of the army under Dodo, in the
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Mikloth
Miklothstaves. (1.) An officer under Dodai, in the time of David and Solomon (1 Chr. 27:4).(2.) A Benjamite (1 Chr. 8:32; 9:37, 38).
See also
Relatives
Jeiel Father
Kish Brother
Zechariah Brother
Baal Brother
Nadab Brother
Zur Brother
Gedor Brother
Ahio Brother
Abdon Brother
Shimeah Son