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Zabdi (grandfather of Achan)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Zabdi, Son of Zerah
Zabdi, Son of Zerah (זַבְדִּי‎, zavdiy; זִמְרִי‎, zimriy). Grandfather of Achan, who is stoned and burned to death by Joshua and the Israelites for stealing plunder seized from Jericho (Josh 7:1, 17–18, 24–25).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Zabdi (Person)
ZABDI (PERSON) [Heb zabdı̂ (זַבְדִּי‎)]. 1. Grandfather of Achan, son of Zerah, from the tribe of Judah (Josh 7:1). Achan sequestered some of the devoted booty; in response to this infidelity, the Lord punished Israel by having them defeated by Ai. Joshua complained bitterly to the Lord and was told to
Zimri (Person)
ZIMRI (PERSON) [Heb zimrı̂ (זִמְרִי‎)]. 1. The eldest son of Zerah and grandson of Judah and Tamar, according to the Chronicler’s genealogy in 1 Chr 2:6. The name is given as Zabdi in the earlier source, Josh 7:1, 17–18. The change from the original Zabdi to the Chronicler’s Zimri was likely due to two
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Zabdi
Zabdi. 1. Zerah’s son from Judah’s tribe (Jos 7:1). Achan was a Zerahite of the Zabdi clan (Jos 7:17, 18). He is alternately called Zimri (1 Chr 2:6).2. Shimei’s son and a descendant of Ehud from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:19).3. David’s officer over the produce of the vineyards for the wine cellars
Zimri (Person)
Zimri (Person). 1. Clan chief of Simeon’s tribe who was killed by Phinehas for consorting with a Midianite woman at Peor (Nm 25:14). Zimri’s sin was magnified by the fact that he did it openly (v 6), that he was a leader within his tribe, and that the woman was the daughter of an important Midianite
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Zabdi
1. A Judahite of the family of Zerah; ancestor of Achan (Josh. 7:1, 17f.). In 1 Ch. 2:6 (and also some LXX MSS of Josh. 7:1, 17f) he is calledZimri, probably due to onfusion in transmission (Heb. b and m are easily confused phonetically, d and r graphically). See Zimri 3.
Zabdi
Zabdi zabʹdī [Heb. zaḇdî—‘(Yahweh) has given’ (?), ‘gift (of Yahweh)’ (?); see Zabad].
Zimri
3. Son of Zerah and grandson of Judah and Tamar (1 Ch. 2:6). In Josh. 7:1, 17f he is called Zabdi (1).
Zimri
Zimri zimʹrī [Heb. zimrî; Gk. Zambri, Zambrei]; AV Apoc. ZAMBRI (1 Macc. 2:26). Apparently a Semitic name, perhaps a truncated form of Zimri-el on the analogy of Zimri-lim at Mari (see Huffmon; cf. zkrʾl in Jackson) or Zimri-yahu (cf. Diringer). The exact etymology of the name is uncertain. Some have
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Zabdi
ZABDI1. Zerah’s descendant from Judah’s tribe (Jos 7:1). Achan was a Zerahite of the family of Zabdi (Jos 7:17–18); alternately called Zimri (nlt mg, 1 Chr 2:6).2. Shimei’s son and a descendant of Ehud from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:19).3. David’s officer over the produce of the vineyards for the
Zimri (Person)
ZIMRI (Person)1. Clan chief of Simeon’s tribe who was killed by Phinehas for consorting with a Midianite woman at Peor (Nm 25:14). Zimri’s sin was magnified by the fact that he did it openly, that he was a leader within his tribe, and that the woman was the daughter of an important Midianite prince.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Zabdi
Zabdi (zab´di).1 The grandfather of Achan of Judah, awho violated Joshua’s order not to take the devoted spoil from Jericho (Josh. 7:1; Zimri, 1 Chron. 2:6). See also Achan.2 A son of Shimei who belonged to the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chron. 8:19).3 A Shiphmite who served as an official under David in
Zimri
Zimri (zim´ri; Heb., “[God] is my protection” or “strength”).1 A Simeonite who lived prior to Israel’s entry into Canaan (Num. 25:14). He became the paradigmatic example of a problem encountered at Shittim. Israelite men had begun having sexual relations with Moabite women, and these women had invited
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Zabdi
ZABDI.1. The son of Zerah of the tribe of Judah. He was the father of Achan whose trespass brought trouble to Israel (Josh 7:1, 17–18).2. One of the sons of Shimhi of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:19).3. An inhabitant of Shepham, appointed by David as custodian of the royal wine cellars (1 Chr 27:27).4. A Levite,
Zimri
ZIMRI1. One of the five sons of Zerah; grandson of Judah and Tamar (1 Chr 2:3–4, 6). In Josh 7:1, 17–18 he is called Zabdi.2. Son of Salu, a Simeonite leader, Zimri was executed while engaged in idolatrous sexual intercourse, by the priest Phinehas (Num 25:6–18). The occasion for the slaying of Zimri
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Zabdi
ZABDI. 1. The grandfather of Achan who took some of the devoted spoil at Jericho (Jos. 7:1, 17–18). He is also called Zimri (1 Ch. 2:6). 2. A Benjaminite (1 Ch. 8:19). 3. An officer of David’s vineyards (1 Ch. 27:27). 4. A Levite (Ne. 11:17), also called Zichri (1 Ch. 9:15).R. A. H. Gunner
Zimri
ZIMRI (Heb. zimrî). 1. A Simeonite prince (Nu. 25:6–15) who was put to death by Phinehas, the grandson of Aaron, for his audacious wickedness in bringing a Midianitess into the camp in contempt of the general spirit of penitence among the Israelites for the apostasy of *Baal-peor.2. King of Israel
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Zabdi
Zabdi (Heb. zaḇdɩ̂) (also ZICHRI, ZIMRI)1. A Judahite, ancestor of Achan (Josh. 7:1, 17–18). He is called Zimri (3) at 1 Chr. 2:6.2. A son of Shimei of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:19).3. A Shiphmite; steward of David’s wine cellar (1 Chr. 27:27).4. A Levite and son of Asaph (Neh. 11:17). He
Zimri (Person)
Zimri (Heb. zimrɩ̂) (PERSON) (also ZABDI)1. A leader among the Simeonites; the son of Salu (Num. 25:6–18). He brought the Midianite princess Cozbi into his tent, for which both were executed by Phinehas. The event is presented as part of Israel’s apostasy at Peor and the legitimization of the Zadokite
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Zabdi
ZABDI The name of two men in the Old Testament.1. The grandfather of Achan, whose infamous violation of a holy war ban brought death and dishonor to his family in the time of Joshua (Josh 7:1, 17–18).2. An official of David who was in charge of wine production and storage (1 Chr 27:27).
Zimri
ZIMRI The name of three men in the Old Testament.1. The eldest son of Zerah and the grandson of Judah and Tamar (1 Chr 2:6).2. The son of Salu and a clan leader of the tribe of Simeon during the wilderness period (Num 25:6–18). He was executed for engaging in religious prostitution with a Midianite
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Zabdi
Zab´di (my gift).1. Son of Zerah the son of Judah, and ancestor of Achan. Josh. 7:1, 17–18. (b.c. before 1450.)2. A Benjamite, of the sons of Shimhi. 1 Chron. 8:19. (b.c. about 1442.)3. David’s officer over the produce of the vineyards for the wine-cellars. 1 Chron. 27:27. (b.c. 1043.)4. Son of Asaph
Zimri
Zim´ri1. The son of Salu, a Simeonite chieftain, slain by Phinehas with the Midianitish princess Cozbi. Num. 25:14. (b.c. 1450.)2. Fifth sovereign of the separate kingdom of Israel, of which he occupied the throne for the brief period of seven days, b.c. 930 or 929. Originally in command of half the
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