Character Study on Ishmaiah

Character Study on Ishmaiah

1 Chronicles 27: Of Zebulun, Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah: of Naphtali, Jerimoth the son of Azriel:

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Ishmaiah
(ihssh mi' uh) Long and short form of personal name meaning, “Yah(weh) hears.” 1. Military hero from Gibeon in charge of David's select “thirty” warriors (1 Chronicles 12:4 ), though he is not listed among the “thirty” in 2 Samuel 23:1 or 1 Chronicles 11:1 . He does illustrate early support for David from Saul's tribe of Benjamin. 2. Head of tribe of Zebulun under David (1 Chronicles 27:19 ).

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Ishmaiah
1 Chronicles 27:19.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Ishmaiah
ISHMAIAH. 1. The ‘ruler’ of the tribe of Zebulun ( 1 Chronicles 27:19 ). 2. One of David’s ‘thirty’ ( 1 Chronicles 12:4 ).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Ishmaiah
Son of Obadiah, and a ruler of Zebulun. 1 Chronicles 27:19 .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Ishmaiah
Hearing or obeying the Lord
Easton's Bible Dictionary - Ishmaiah
Heard by Jehovah.
A Gibeonite who joined David at Ziklag, "a hero among the thirty and over the thirty" (1 Chronicles 12:4 ).



Son of Obadiah, and viceroy of Zebulun under David and Solomon (1 Chronicles 27:19 ).


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Ismaiah - (ihss may' yah) KJV spelling of Ishmaiah. See Ishmaiah
Ishmaiah - Ishmaiah
Obadiah - Father of Ishmaiah, an officer from the tribe of Zebulun who served in David's army (1 Chronicles 27:19 )
Obadiah - A Zebulunite, father of Ishmaiah
Obadi'ah - ) ... The father of Ishmaiah who was chief of the tribe of Zebulun in David's reign