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Nimshi
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Nimshi
Nimshi (נִמְשִׁי‎, nimshiy). The father or ancestor of King Jehu (1 Kgs 19:16; 2 Chr 22:7; compare 2 Kgs 9:2–20).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nimshi (Person)
NIMSHI (PERSON) [Heb nimšı̂ (נִמְשִׁי)]. The father or grandfather of Jehu, king of Israel. Jehu is called “son of Nimshi” in 1 Kgs 19:16; 2 Kgs 9:20; and 2 Chr 22:7 He is called “son of Jehoshaphat, son of Nimshi” in 2 Kgs 9:2, 14 See JEHU. The identification of Nimshi as Jehu’s grandfather is generally
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Nimshi
Nimshi. Father of Jehoshaphat and grandfather of Jehu, king of Israel (1 Kgs 19:16; 2 Kgs 9:2–20; 2 Chr 22:7).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nimshi
Nimshi nimʹshī [Heb nimšî]. Grandfather of Jehu king of Israel (2 K. 9:2, 14). Jehu’s usual designation, bennimšî (“son of Nimshi,” 1 K. 19:16; 2 K. 9:20; 2 Ch. 22:7), apparently means “descendant of Nimshi.”
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Nimshi
NIMSHI Father of Jehoshaphat and grandfather of Jehu, who was king of Israel (1 Kgs 19:16; 2 Kgs 9:2–20; 2 Chr 22:7).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Nimshi
Nimshi (nim´shi), the grandfather of Jehu, king of Israel (i.e., the northern kingdom; 2 Kings 9:2, 14). Although Jehu is called the son of Nimshi in some places (1 Kings 19:16; 2 Kings 9:20), the word “son” may be used broadly in those passages to mean “descendant.” See also Jehu.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Nimshi
NIMSHI. The grandfather of Jehu (2 Kgs 9:2, 14), who is usually designated as the son of Nimshi (1 Kgs 19:16; 2 Kgs 9:20; 2 Chr 22:7).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Nimshi
Nimshi (Heb. nimšɩ̂)The father of Jehoshaphat and grandfather (or “ancestor”) of King Jehu of Israel (2 Kgs. 9:2, 14).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Nimshi
Nimshi [nĭmˊshī] (Heb. nimšî “pulled out”). The father of Jehoshaphat and grandfather (or “ancestor”) of King Jehu of Israel (2 Kgs. 9:2, 14).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Nimshi
Nim´shi (rescued), the grandfather of Jehu, who is generally called “the son of Nimshi.” 1 Kings 19:16; 2 Kings 9:2, 14, 20; 2 Chron. 22:7.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Nimshi
NIM´SHI (nimʹshi). The grandfather of Jehu (2 Kings 9:2, 14), but he is also called his father (9:20; 2 Chron. 22:7).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Nimshi
Nimshisaved. Jehu was “the son of Jehoshaphat, the son of Nimshi” (2 Kings 9:2; comp. 1 Kings 19:16).
See also
Relatives
Jehu Grandson