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

Nimble, or a beholder.

1. The father of Caleb, who was Joshua's companion in exploring Canaan (Numbers 13:6), a Kenezite (Joshua 14:14).

2. One of the descendants of Asher (1 Chronicles 7:38).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

he that beholds

Naves Topical Index

1. Father of Caleb
Numbers 13:6

2. An Asherite
1 Chronicles 7:38

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(for whom a way is prepared).

  1. Father of Caleb the spy, appears to have belonged to an Edomitish tribe called Kenezites, from Kenaz their founder. See (Numbers 13:6) etc.; Numbers 32:12 etc.; Joshua 14:14 etc.; 1 Chronicles 4:15 (B.C. 1530.)
  2. A descendant of Asher, eldest of the three sons of Jether. (1 Chronicles 7:38) (B.C. 1017.)