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Eliab

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

  • H446 Used 21 times

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Eliab

To whom God is father.

1. A Reubenite, son of Pallu (Numbers 16:1, 12; 26:8, 9; Deuteronomy 11:6).

2. A son of Helon, and chief of the tribe of Zebulun at the time of the census in the wilderness (Numbers 1:9; 2:7).

3. The son of Jesse, and brother of David (1 Samuel 16:6). It was he who spoke contemptuously to David when he proposed to fight Goliath (1 Samuel 17:28).

4. One of the Gadite heroes who joined David in his stronghold in the wilderness (1 Chronicles 12:9).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Eliab

God is my father; God is the father


Naves Topical Index
Eliab

1. A Reubenite, progenitor of Dathan and Abiram
Numbers 26:8-9; Numbers 16:1; Numbers 16:12; Deuteronomy 11:6

2. Son of Helon
Numbers 1:9; Numbers 2:7; Numbers 7:24; Numbers 7:29; Numbers 10:16

3. Ancestor of Samuel

General references
1 Chronicles 6:27

Called Elihu
1 Samuel 1:1

Called Eliel
1 Chronicles 6:34

4. Son of Jesse, and eldest brother of David

General references
1 Samuel 16:6; 1 Samuel 17:13; 1 Samuel 17:28; 1 Chronicles 2:13

A prince in the tribe of Judah
1 Chronicles 27:18

5. A hero of the tribe of Gad
1 Chronicles 12:9

6. A Levite, a porter and musician
1 Chronicles 15:18; 1 Chronicles 15:20; 1 Chronicles 16:5


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Eliab

(God is my father).

  1. Son of Helon and leader of the tribe of Zebulun at the time of the census in the wilderness of Sinai. (Numbers 1:9; 2:7; 7:24,29; 10:16) (B.C. 1490.)
  2. A Reubenite, father of Dathan and Abiram. (Numbers 16:1,12; 26:8,9; 11:6)
  3. One of David's brothers, the eldest of the family. (1 Samuel 16:6; 17:13,28; 1 Chronicles 2:13) (B.C. 1063.)
  4. A Levite in the time of David, who was both a "porter" and a musician on the "psaltery." (1 Chronicles 15:18,20; 16:5)
  5. One of the warlike Gadite leaders who came over to David when he was in the wilderness taking refuge from Saul. (1 Chronicles 12:9) (B.C. 1061.)
  6. An ancestor of Samuel the prophet; a Kohathite Levite, son of Nahath. (1 Chronicles 6:27) (B.C. 1250).
  7. Son of Nathan'l, one of the fore-fathers of Judith, and therefore belonging to the tribe of Simeon. Judith 8.1.