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Sheva (son of Caleb)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Sheva, Son of Caleb
Sheva, Son of Caleb (שְׁוָא‎, shewa'). A descendant of Caleb and Maacah (1 Chr 2:49).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Sheva (Person)
SHEVA (PERSON) [Heb K šyʾ (שׁיא‎); Q šĕwāʾ (שְׁוָא‎)]. 1. According to 2 Sam 20:25, Sheva was David’s secretary. In 2 Sam 8:17, his secretary is called Seraiah, while in the parallel to this at 1 Chr 16:18, his name is given as Shavsha. In 1 Kgs 4:3 a certain Shisha is mentioned as the father of Solomon’s
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Sheva
Sheva. 1. Scribe or personal secretary of David (2 Sm 20:25). He is called by various names elsewhere.See Seraiah #1.2. Caleb’s son in the family of Hezron from Judah’s tribe and the father of Machbena and Gibea (1 Chr 2:49).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Sheva
1. A son of Caleb by his concubine Maacah; founder of Machbenah and Gibea (1 Ch. 2:49).
Sheva
Sheva shēʹvə [Heb. šewāʾ—‘like (the father, brother, etc.?)’]. See IP, p. 222.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Sheva
SHEVA1. Scribe or personal secretary of David (2 Sm 20:25). He is called by various names elsewhere. See Seraiah #1.2. Caleb’s son in the family of Hezron from Judah’s tribe and the father of Macbena and Gibea (1 Chr 2:49).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Sheva
Sheva (shee´vuh).1 The chief scribe or secretary of King David (2 Sam. 20:25), elsewhere called Shavsha (1 Chron. 18:16) and Seraiah (2 Sam. 8:17). He is probably also the same person called Shisha, the father of two scribes in the time of Solomon (1 Kings 4:3). Some scholars suggest that he was a non-Israelite,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Sheva
SHEVA1. A son of Caleb by his concubine Maacah (1 Chr 2:49).2. The scribe or royal secretary in David’s cabinet (2 Sam 20:25).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Sheva
Sheva (Heb. šĕwāʾ) (also SERAIAH, SHAVSHA, SHISHA)1. David’s secretary (Q 2 Sam. 20:25; K šyʾ). He is also known as Seraiah (2; 2 Sam. 8:17), Shisha (1 Kgs. 4:3), and Shavsha (1 Chr. 18:16).2. A son of Caleb and his concubine Maacah (1 Chr. 2:49).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Sheva
She´va (Jehovah contends).1. The scribe or royal secretary of David. 2 Sam. 20:25. He is called elsewhere Seraiah, 2 Sam. 8:17; Shisha, 1 Kings 4:3; and Shavsha. 1 Chron. 18:16. (b.c. 1015.)2. Son of Caleb ben-Hezron by his concubine Maachah. 1 Chron. 2:49. (b.c. about 1445.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Sheva
SHE´VA (shēʹva; “vanity”).1. The scribe or royal secretary of David (2 Sam. 20:25). He is called elsewhere Seraiah (8:17), Shisha (1 Kings 4:3), and Shavsha (1 Chron. 18:16).2. Son of Caleb the son of Hezron, by his concubine Maacah (1 Chron. 2:49).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Sheva
ShevaHeb. Shebher. (1.) The son of Caleb (1 Chr. 2:49).(2.) Heb. Sheva’, one of David’s scribes (2 Sam. 20:25).
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Mesha Brother
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Moza Brother
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Sheber Brother
Tirhanah Brother
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Gibea Son
Amminadab Cousin
Hezron Grandfather
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Ram Uncle
Izhar Nephew
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Gazez Nephew
Arni Uncle
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Madmannah Nephew
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