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Rechab (father of Jonadab)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Sometimes spelled “Recab.” The father of Jonadab, whose descendants were the Rechabites (2 Kgs 10:15, 23; Jer 35:6, 8, 14, 16, 19).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
RECHAB (PERSON) [Heb rēkāb (רֵכָב)]. RECHABITE. Name belonging to two individuals in the Hebrew Bible.A. Biblical EvidenceB. “Nomadic Ideal” and GuildsC. Rechabite Discipline and MetallurgyD. Genealogical Lists in ChroniclesA. Biblical EvidenceBiblical references concerning Rechab and the Rechabites
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Rechab. 1. Rimmon’s son who, with his brother Baanach, commanded bands of raiders under Saul’s son Ish-bosheth. Hoping to please David, they killed Ish-bosheth. David, however, angered with this killing, had the two put to death (2 Sm 4:1–3, 5–12).2. Father of Jehonadab (or Jonadab), the violent supporter
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
RECAB1. Rimmon’s son who, with his brother Baanah, commanded bands of raiders under Saul’s son Ishbosheth. Hoping to please David, they killed Ishbosheth. David, however, angered with this killing, had the two put to death (2 Sm 4:1–3, 5–12).2. Father of Jehonadab (or Jonadab), the violent supporter
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Rechab (ree´kab).1 The son of Rimmon who, with his brother Baanah, was a captain of Ishbaal’s bands. After Abner’s death, the two brothers murdered Ishbaal and brought his head to David, expecting him to be pleased; instead, David had the brothers executed (2 Sam. 4).2 An ancestor of Jehonadab (Jonadab),
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
RECHAB, RECHABITES1. One of the sons of Rimmon, a Beerothite of the tribe of Benjamin. He was one of the captains of Ishbosheth in his war with David. After the death of Abner, Rechab and his brother Baanah murdered Ishbosheth and brought his head to David. David had them executed for their brutal murder
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
RE´CHAB (reʹkab; “charioteer, horseman, rider”).1. One of the two “sons of Rimmon the Beerothite” who slew Ish-bosheth, the son of Saul, in the hope of obtaining favor with David. But when the king heard of their crime he was so filled with abhorrence that he caused them to be put to death (2 Sam. 4:2–12),