The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Zetham, Son of Libni
Zetham, Son of Libni (זֵתָם‎, zetham). A descendant of Levi through Gershom (1 Chr 23:8, 26:22).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Zetham (Person)
ZETHAM (PERSON) [Heb zētām (זֵתָם)]. A Levite in the Gershonite division of temple bureaucrats and a son of Ladan (1 Chr 23:8). The name appears to be related to zayît, “olive tree,” although complete assurance on this matter is elusive. In 1 Chr 23:8 he is noted as having two brothers, Jehiel and
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Zetham. One of Ladan’s sons of the Gershonite branch of Levites (1 Chr 23:8; 26:22). In the latter reference he is listed as Jehieli’s son, but the text is difficult to reconstruct at that point.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Zetham zēʹthəm [Heb. zēṯām—‘olive tree’ (IP, p. 242)]. A Gershonite Levite, called the son of Ladan in 1 Ch. 23:8 but the son of Jehieli in 26:22. Possibly the MT of 26:22 should be repointed to read, “Jehiel and his brothers Zetham and Joel …” (so NEB). Zetham and his brother(s) were in charge
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ZETHAM One of Ladan’s descendants, a Gershonite, in charge of the temple treasuries (1 Chr 23:8; 26:22).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Zetham (Heb. zēṯām)A Gershonite Levite descended from Ladan (1 Chr. 23:8; 26:22).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Zetham [zēˊthəm] (Heb. zēṯām “olive tree”).A Gershomite Levite descended from Ladan (1 Chr. 23:8; 26:22).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ze´tham (olive), the son of Laadan, a Gershonite Levite. 1 Chron. 23:8. (b.c. 1043.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
ZE´THAM (zēʹtham; “olive tree”). The son of Ladan, a Gershonite Levite (1 Chron. 23:8); he was, with his brother, a keeper of the Temple treasury (26:22), about 960 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
ZETHAM [ZEE tham] (olive tree) — a Gershonite Levite, a descendant of Laadan (1 Chr. 23:8; 26:22).
See also
Libni Father
Jehiel Brother
Joel Brother
Jahath Brother
Gershon Grandfather
Shimei Uncle
Haran Cousin
Joel Nephew
Haziel Cousin
Beriah Cousin
Jahath Cousin
Jeush Cousin
Jakim Cousin
Shimei Nephew
Zina Cousin