Character Study on Carites

Character Study on Carites

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Carites
(car' i teess) A term of uncertain meaning in 2Kings 11:4,2 Kings 11:19 and in Hebrew text of 2 Samuel 20:23 , where Cherethites is usually read. The Carites were either mercenary soldiers recruited from Cilicia by Judah and other countries such as Egypt, or the meaning of the term can no longer be determined. They were military personnel who helped Jehoiada, the priest, install Joash as king and assassinate the queen mother Athaliah.



Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Carites
CARITES occurs in the Kethîbh of the Heb. text and margin of RV [Note: Revised Version.] in 2 Samuel 20:23 , where the Kerç has Cherethites , and in RV [Note: Revised Version.] of 2 Kings 11:4 , where the AV [Note: Authorized Version.] has captains (RVm [Note: Revised Version margin.] executioners ). The Carites were possibly Phil. mercenaries from Caria, as the Cherethites were from Crete.

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Carites - Carites occurs in the Kethîbh of the Heb. The Carites were possibly Phil
Cherethites - "Carites
Carites - The Carites were either mercenary soldiers recruited from Cilicia by Judah and other countries such as Egypt, or the meaning of the term can no longer be determined
Evening - According to the Carites, this time between the evenings is the interval from sunset to complete darkness, that is, the evening is the interval from sunset to complete darkness, that is, the evening twilight