Holman Bible Dictionary
(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
1 Chronicles 27:19.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
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
Son of Obadiah, and a ruler of Zebulun. 1 Chronicles 27:19 .
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Hearing or obeying the Lord
Easton's Bible Dictionary
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 ).