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Zillethai (descendant of Benjamin)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Zillethai, Son of Shema
Zillethai, Son of Shimei (צִלְּתַי‎, tsillethay). A descendant of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:20).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Zillethai (Person)
ZILLETHAI (PERSON) [Heb ṣilletay (צִלֶּתַי)]. The name of two different persons mentioned in the OT.1. A Benjaminite, descendant of Shimei, who headed a family that lived in Jerusalem (1 Chr 8:20). Braun considers the statement that these families lived in Jerusalem (1 Chr 8:28) as applying to the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Zillethai
Zillethai. 1. One of Shimei’s sons from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:20, kjv Zilthai).2. One of the “chiefs of thousands” who deserted Saul and came to David at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:20, kjv Zilthai).
Zilthai
Zilthai. kjv spelling of Zillethai in 1 Chronicles 8:20 and 12:20.See Zillethai #s 1 and 2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Zillethai
Zillethai zilʹə-thī [Heb. ṣilleṯay—‘(Yahweh is) a shadow (i.e., protection)’ (IP, pp. 39, 152)]; AV, NEB, ZILTHAI.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Zillethai
ZILLETHAI1. One of Shimei’s sons from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:20).2. One of the “chiefs of thousands” who deserted Saul and came to David at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:20).
Zilthai
ZILTHAI* kjv spelling of Zillethai in 1 Chronicles 8:20 and 12:20. See Zillethai #1 and #2.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Zillethai
Zillethai (zil´uh-thi; Heb., “shadow, protection”).1 A son of Shimei; a Benjaminite who was the leader of a family group in postexilic Jerusalem (1 Chron. 8:20).2 A member of the tribe of Manasseh who deserted Saul’s army to come to the aid of David while he was at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:20).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Zilthai
ZILTHAI. The name is spelled Zillethai in the ASV, etc.1. The family of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:20).2. A Manassite, a captain of a thousand who joined David at Ziklag and assisted in the recovery of the families and property taken by the Amalekites (1 Chr 12:20).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Zillethai
Zillethai (Heb. ṣillĕṯay)1. A son of Shimei; head of a Benjaminite family house in postexilic Jerusalem (1 Chr. 8:20).2. A Manassite military leader who deserted to David at Ziklag and became a commander in his army (1 Chr. 12:20 [MT 21]).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Zillethai
Zillethai [zĭlˊə thī] (Heb. ṣilleṯay “Yahweh is a shadow” or “protection”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ziltha-i
Zil´tha-i (shady).1. A Benjamite, of the sons of Shimhi. 1 Chron. 8:20.2. One of the captains of thousands of Manasseh who deserted to David at Ziklag. 1 Chron. 12:20. (b.c. 1054.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Zillethai
ZILL´E´THAI (zilʹe-thī; “shadow, protection”).1. A Benjamite, of the sons of Shimei (1 Chron. 8:20), after 1170 b.c.2. One of the captains of thousands of Manasseh who deserted to David at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:20), about 1000 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Zilthai
Zilthaishadow (i.e., protection) of Jehovah. (1.) A Benjamite (1 Chr. 8:20). (2.) One of the captains of the tribe of Manasseh who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:20).
See also
Relatives
Shema Father
Zichri Brother
Adaiah Brother
Zabdi Brother
Eliel Brother
Elienai Brother
Shimrath Brother
Beraiah Brother
Roles