Character Study on Meribbaal

Character Study on Meribbaal

1 Chronicles 8: And the son of Jonathan was Meribbaal; and Meribbaal begat Micah.
1 Chronicles 9: And the son of Jonathan was Meribbaal: and Meribbaal begat Micah.

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Morrish Bible Dictionary - Meribbaal

Holman Bible Dictionary - Meribbaal
(meh rib buh' uhl) Personal name of disputed meaning: “opponent of Baal,” “obstinacy of Baal,” “beloved or hero of Baal,” or “Baal defends.” Original name of Mephibosheth. See 1 Chronicles 8:34 ; 1 Chronicles 9:40 , the latter with the Hebrew spelling “hero” compared to the former's spelling “opponent.”

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Meribbaal
He that resists Baal; rebellion

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Eshbaal - For Meribbaal, they said Mephibosheth, etc
Jerubbaal - ] , as in Ishbaal, Meribbaal ; it cannot = ‘one who strives with Baal,’ as Judges 6:32 would suggest
Mephibosheth - The son of Jonathan and grandson of Saul, 2 Samuel 4:4; also called "Meribbaal"= contender against Baal
Ishbosheth - The same variation meets us in the name of Jonathan’s son Mephibosheth or Meribbaal and in the case of Jerubbaal or Jerubbesheth ; similarly, we have Beeliada and Eliada
mi'Cah - (1 Chronicles 5:5 ) ... The son of Meribbaal or Mephibosheth, the son of Jonathan
Baal (1) - also Meribbaal ( 1 Chronicles 9:40 ), Beeliada ( 1 Chronicles 14:7 ), Jerubbaal ( Judges 8:35 )
Jonathan - Eldest son of King Saul; mother: Ahinroam; brothers: Abinadab, Malchishua and Ish-baal; sisters Merab and Michal; son Mephibosheth (Meribbaal)
Ishbosheth - ) Youngest of Saul's four sons, and his successor according to eastern usage, though Mephibosheth (whose name was similarly changed from Meribbaal), son of his oldest brother Jonathan, was alive
Jonathan - Meribbaal, or Mephibosheth, was born to him five years before his death (2 Samuel 4:4; 1 Chronicles 8:34)