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Bible Usage:


  • 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:

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Son of affliction.

1. One of the two sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, a captain in Saul's army. He and his brother Rechab assassinated Ishbosheth (2 Samuel 4:2), and were on this account slain by David, and their mutilated bodies suspended over the pool at Hebron (5, 6, 12).

2. The father of Heled, who was one of David's thirty heroes (2 Samuel 23:29; 1 Chronicles 11:30).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

in the answer; in affliction

Naves Topical Index

1. A captain of Ish-Bosheth's army
2 Samuel 4:2; 2 Samuel 4:5-6; 2 Samuel 4:9

2. Father of Heleb
2 Samuel 23:29; 1 Chronicles 11:30

3. A chief Jew of the exile
Ezra 2:2; Nehemiah 7:7; Nehemiah 10:27

4. The name is spelled Baana, son of Hushai
1 Kings 4:16

Smith's Bible Dictionary

  1. Son of Rimmon, a Benjamite, who with his brother Rechab murdered Ishbosheth For this they were killed by David; and their mutilated bodies hung up over the pool at Hebron. (2 Samuel 4:2,5,6,9) (B.C. 1046.)
  2. A Netophathite, father of Heleb or Heled, one of David's mighty men. (2 Samuel 23:29; 1 Chronicles 11:30) (B.C. before 1066.)
  3. Accurately Baana, son of Hushai, Solomon's commissariat officer in Asher. (1 Kings 4:16) (B.C. 1012.)
  4. Aman who accompanied Zerubbabel on his return from the captivity. (Ezra 2:2; Nehemiah 7:7) Possibly the same person is intended in (Nehemiah 10:27) (B.C. 536.)