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Zina
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Zina, Son of Shimei
Zizah, Son of Shimei (זִינָא‎, zina'; זִיזָה‎, zizah). A Levite descended from Gershon and son of Shimei (1 Chr 23:10–11). Some Hebrew manuscripts have “Zina” in 1 Chr 23:10, but this is not supported by the Septuagint or Latin Vulgate.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ziza (Person)
ZIZA (PERSON) [Heb zı̂zāʾ (זִיזָא‎)]. 1. The son of King Rehoboam of Judah (ca. 922–915 b.c.e.) and Maacah (KJV Maachah), the daughter of (NEB “granddaughter”) of Absalom, and the brother of Abijah, Attai, and Shelomith (2 Chr 11:20). His name occurs in a subsection (2 Chr 11:18–23) of the Chronicler’s
Zizah (Person)
ZIZAH (PERSON) [Heb zı̂zâ (זִיזָה)]. Var. ZINA. Zizah is named in 1 Chr 23:10–11 as the second of four sons of Shimei of the levitical line of Gershom (v 6; but written Gershon inv 7). The variant Zina (Heb zı̂nāʾ) in v 10 is not supported by the LXX (Ziza) or Vg (Ziza). According to Rudolph (Chronikbücher,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Zina
Zina. Alternate form of Zizah, Shimei’s son, in 1 Chronicles 23:10.See Zizah.
Ziza
Ziza. 1. Chief of Simeon’s tribe descending from Shemaiah (1 Chr 4:37).2. Son of Rehoboam and Maacah (2 Chr 11:20).
Zizah
Zizah. Second of Shimei’s sons and a clan chief within the Gershonite branch of Levi’s tribe (1 Chr 23:11); perhaps the same as Zina in 1 Chronicles 23:10.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ziza
Ziza zīʹzə [Heb. zîzāʾ, prob a name of endearment, using reduplication of a shortened form of the name (see IP, pp. 40f)].
Zizah
Zizah zīʹzə [Heb. zîzâ; see Ziza]. A Gershonite Levite, son of Shimei (1 Ch. 23:11). In v 10 he is called Zina (Heb. zînāʾ), but this is probably a transcriptional error. The LXX and Vulgate have Ziza in both verses, and one Hebrew MS has zîzāʾ in v 10. Thus “Ziza” should be read in both verses
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Zina
ZINA* Alternate form of Ziza, Shimei’s son, in 1 Chronicles 23:10. See Ziza.
Ziza
ZIZA1. Chief of Simeon’s tribe descending from Shemaiah (1 Chr 4:37).2. Son of Rehoboam and Maacah (2 Chr 11:20).3. Second of Shimei’s sons and a clan chief within the Gershonite branch of Levi’s tribe (1 Chr 23:11); perhaps the same as Zina in 1 Chronicles 23:10.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ziza
ZIZA1. A prince of the tribe of Simeon who participated in an expansion of the tribe’s land toward Gedor (1 Chr 4:37).2. A son of Rehoboam, king of Judah, by Maachah (2 Chr 11:20).
Zizah
ZIZAH. Gershonite Levite, among those whom David divided into courses for the temple service (1 Chr 23:11). In v. 10 the name is Zina.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Zina
Zina (Heb. zɩ̂nāʾ)A Levite, the son of Shimei of the family of Gershon/Gershom (1 Chr. 23:10); probably a scribal error for Zizah in v. 11.
Ziza
Ziza (Heb. zɩ̂zāʾ)1. The son of Shiphi who with other Simeonite family heads led an expansion of their tribe toward Gedor (1 Chr. 4:37–40).2. A son of King Rehoboam of Judah and his favorite wife, Maacah (2 Chr. 11:20).
Zizah
Zizah (Heb. zɩ̂zâ) (also ZINA)A Gershonite Levite, the second son of Shimei (1 Chr. 23:11). The name occurs as Zina in 1 Chr. 23:11.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Zina
Zina [zīˊnə] (Heb. zînā˒). A Levite, the son of Shimei of the family of Gershom (1 Chr. 23:10). The name may be a scribal error for Zizah (so NIV; cf. v. 11).
Zizah
Zizah [zīˊzə] (Heb. zîzâ). A Gershonite Levite, the second son of Shimei (1 Chr. 23:11). In the preceding verse the name occurs as Zina (Heb. zînā˒’), quite possibly a scribal error (cf. NIV, NIV mg.).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Zina
Zi´na (abundance); Zizah, the second son of Shimei the Gershonite. 1 Chron. 23:10, comp. 11.
Ziza
Zi´za (shining).1. Son of Shiphi, a chief of the Simeonites in the reign of Hezekiah. 1 Chron. 4:37. (b.c. about 725.)2. Son of Rehoboam by Maachah the granddaughter of Absalom. 2 Chron. 11:20. (b.c. after 973.)
Zizah
Zi´zah, a Gershonite Levite, second son of Shimei, 1 Chron. 23:11; called Zina in ver. 10.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ziza
ZI´ZA (ziʹza).1. Son of Shiphi, a leader of the Simeonites in the reign of Hezekiah (1 Chron. 4:37), about 719 b.c.2. Son of Rehoboam by Maacah, the granddaughter of Absalom (2 Chron. 11:20), after 934 b.c.
Zizah
ZI´ZAH (ziʹza), a Gershonite Levite, second son of Shimei (2 Chron. 23:11; called Zina in v. 10). It is spelled Ziza in the NIV.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ziza
Zizasplendour; abundance. (1.) A Simeonite prince (1 Chr. 4:37–43).(2.) A son of Rehoboam (2 Chr. 11:20).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Zina
ZINA [ZIE nah] — the second son of Shimei, a Gershonite Levite (1 Chr. 23:10; Ziza, REB, NIV). He is also called Zizah (1 Chr. 23:11).
Ziza
ZIZA [ZIE zah] — the name of three men in the Old Testament:1. A son of Shiphi (1 Chr. 4:37). Ziza was one of the leaders who participated in the expansion of the tribe of Simeon toward Gedor during the reign of Hezekiah, king of Judah.2. A son of Rehoboam, king of Judah (2 Chr. 11:20).3. A Gershonite
Zizah
ZIZAH [ZIE zah] — a Gershonite Levite, the second son of Shimei (1 Chr. 23:11; Ziza, REB, NIV). He is also called Zina (1 Chr. 23:10).
See also
Relatives
Shimei Father
Haran Brother
Haziel Brother
Beriah Brother
Jahath Brother
Jeush Brother
Jakim Brother
Gershon Grandfather
Libni Uncle
Jehiel Cousin
Jahath Cousin
Zetham Cousin
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