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Othni
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Othni, Son of Shemaiah
Othni, Son of Shemaiah (עָתְנִי‎, othniy). A descendant of Levi who was a temple gatekeeper during David’s reign (1 Chr 26:7).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Othni (Person)
OTHNI (PERSON) [Heb ʿotnı̂ (עָתְנִי)]. A Levitical gatekeeper in the Jerusalem temple, one of the sons of Shemaiah (1 Chr 26:7) who was the firstborn son of Obed-Edom (1 Chr 26:4). While no other mention is made of Othni, considerable discussion attaches to his grandfather, Obed-Edom: in this passage
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Othni
Othni. Levite; Shemaiah’s son and a gatekeeper in Solomon’s temple (1 Chr 26:7).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Othni
Othni oth̀nī [Heb ʿoṯnî]. Son of Shemaiah; a Levitical gatekeeper (1 Ch. 26:7).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Othni
OTHNI Levite; Shemaiah’s son and a gatekeeper in Solomon’s temple (1 Chr 26:7).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Othni
OTHNI. One of the sons of Shemaiah, a Korahite Levite, and gatekeeper of the tabernacle in the days of King David (1 Chr 26:7).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Othni
Othni (Heb. ʿoṯnɩ̂)The eldest son of Shemaiah; a levitical gatekeeper during the reign of King David (1 Chr. 26:7).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Othni
Othni [ŏthˊnī] (Heb. ˓oṯnî). The eldest son of Shemaiah; a levitical gatekeeper during the reign of King David (1 Chr. 26:7).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Othni
Oth´ni (lion of Jehovah), son of Shemaiah, the first-born of Obed-edom. 1 Chron. 26:7. (b.c. 1013.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Othni
OTH´NI (othʹni; apocopated from Othniel). One of the sons of Shemaiah, and a gatekeeper of the Tabernacle (1 Chron. 26:7).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Othni
Othnia lion of Jehovah, a son of Shemaiah, and one of the temple porters in the time of David (1 Chr. 26:7). He was a “mighty man of valour.”
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Othni
OTHNI [OATH nih] — a Levite gatekeeper of the tabernacle in the days of David (1 Chr. 26:7).
See also
Relatives
Shemaiah Father
Elihu Brother
Obed Brother
Elzabad Brother
Rephael Brother
Semachiah Brother
Obededom Grandfather
Issachar Uncle
Nethanel Uncle
Joah Uncle
Jehozabad Uncle
Sachar Uncle
Peullethai Uncle
Roles