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Rechab (son of Rimmon)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Rechab, Son of Rimmon
Rechab, Son of Rimmon (רֵכָב‎, rekhav). A Benjaminite from Beeroth who served as a captain of a raiding band under Saul’s son Ish-bosheth. He and his brother Baana murdered Ish-bosheth and brought his head to David, who executed them for their actions (2 Sam 4:2–12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Rechab (Person)
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
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
Recab
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
Rechabite
RECHAB*, RECHABITE* Alternate spelling for Recab, Recabite. See Recab; Recabite.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Rechab
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, Rechabites
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
Rechab
Rechab (Heb. rēḵāḇ)1. A son of Rimmon of Beeroth who with his brother Baanah murdered Ishbosheth the son of Saul (2 Sam. 4:2, 5–8). For this act Rechab and Baanah were executed by David (2 Sam. 4:9–12).2. The father of Jehonadab/Jonadab, whose descendants were the Rechabites (2 Kgs. 10:15, 23;
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Baanah
BAANAH AND RECHAB Two brothers who served as captains in the army of Ish-bosheth, the son of Saul and his sole surviving heir (2 Sam 4:2). They murdered their master and brought his severed head to David in the hopes of receiving a reward. Instead David had them executed; Ish-bosheth was then given a
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Rechab
Re´chab (rider).1. One of the two “captains of bands” whom Ish-bosheth took into his service, and who conspired to murder him. 2 Sam. 4:2. (b.c. 1046.)2. The father of Malchiah, ruler of part of Beth-haccerem. Neh. 3:14. (b.c. before 446.)3. The father or ancestor of Jehonadab. 2 Kings 10:15, 23;
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Rechab
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),
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Relatives
Rimmon Father
Baana Brother
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