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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Pithon, Son of Micah
Pithon, Son of Micah (פִּיתוֹן‎, pithon). A descendant of Saul through Micah (1 Chr 8:35; 9:41).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Pithon (Person)
PITHON (PERSON) [Heb pı̂tôn (פִּיתֹון)]. A Benjaminite, son of Micah, great-great-grandson of King Saul (1 Chr 8:35; 9:41). The etymology of the name is unclear, but it might be related to Hebrew peten, “an adder” (Noth IPN, 254). The section that lists Micah’s children is segmented, listing four children;
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Pithon. Benjamite, Michah’s son and a descendant of Jonathan (1 Chr 8:35; 9:41).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Pithon pīʹthon [Heb. pîṯôn] (1 Ch. 8:35; 9:41). A great-grandson of Saul through Merib-baal (Mephibosheth) and Micah. The meaning of the name is uncertain; Noth (IP, p. 254) suggested that it is related to the postbiblical Heb./Aram piṯnāʾ, “adder,” but this seems tenuous.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
PITHON Benjaminite, Micah’s son and a descendant of Jonathan (1 Chr 8:35; 9:41).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
PITHON. A grandson of Meribbaal, another name for Mephibosheth (q.v.), Jonathan’s son (1 Chr 8:34–35; 9:40–41).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Pithon (Heb. pɩ̂ṯôn)A Benjaminite, son of Micah and descendant of Saul (1 Chr. 8:35; 9:41).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Pithon [pīˊthŏn] (Heb. pîṯôn, A son of Micah and descendant of Saul, of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:35; 9:41).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Pi´thon (harmless), one of the four sons of Micah, the son of Mephibosheth. 1 Chron. 8:35; 9:41. (b.c. 1050.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
PI´THON (piʹthon). The eldest son of Micah, the grandson of Jonathan, the son of Saul (1 Chron. 8:35; 9:41), after 1000 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
PITHON [PIE thahn] — a son of Micah, of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:35).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PITHON<pi’-thon> ([פִּיתוֹן, pithon]): A grandson of Meribbaal, or Mephibosheth (1 Chronicles 8:35; 9:41).
See also
Micah Father
Tarea Brother
Melech Brother
Ahaz Brother
Mephibosheth Grandfather
Jehoaddah Nephew