King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

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

Dweller among the people; or to whom the people turn, the Hachmonite (1 Chronicles 11:11), one of David's chief heroes who joined him at Ziklag (12:6). He was the first of the three who broke through the host of the Philistines to fetch water to David from the well of Bethlehem (2 Samuel 23:13-17). He is also called Adino the Eznite (8).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

the people sitting; or captivity of the people

Naves Topical Index

1. One of David's warriors
2 Samuel 23:8; 1 Chronicles 11:11; 1 Chronicles 27:2

2. A Korhite Levite
1 Chronicles 12:6

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(to whom the people turn), named first among the chief of the mighty men of David. (1 Chronicles 11:11) (B.C. 1046.) He came to David at Ziklag. His distinguishing exploit was that he slew 300 (or 800,) (2 Samuel 23:8) men at one time.