Character Study on Sibbecai

Character Study on Sibbecai

1 Chronicles 11: Sibbecai the Hushathite, Ilai the Ahohite,
1 Chronicles 27: The eighth captain for the eighth month was Sibbecai the Hushathite, of the Zarhites: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Sibbecai
SIBBECAI . See Mebunnai.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Sibbecai
The Lord sustains, one of David's heroes (1 Chronicles 11:29 ), general of the eighth division of the army (27:11). He slew the giant Saph in the battle of Gob (2 Samuel 21:18 ; RSV, "Sibbechai"). Called also Mebunnai (23:27).
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Sibbecai, Sibbechai
The Hushathite who slew Saph, or Sippai, a Philistine giant. 2 Samuel 21:18 ; 1 Chronicles 11:29 ; 1 Chronicles 20:4 ; 1 Chronicles 27:11 .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Sibbecai
SIBBECHAI the HUSHATHITE . Of David's guard (2 Samuel 21:18; 1 Chronicles 27:11), eighth captain for the eighth month, of 24,000 (1 Chronicles 11:29). Of the Zarhite family of Judah. Fought singly with Saph or Sippal, the Philistine giant in the battle at Gezer or Gob (1 Chronicles 20:4). MEBUNNAI is a transcriber's mistake for Sibbecai, in 2 Samuel 23:27.

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Sibbec(h)ai - 1 Chronicles 11:29 lists him among David's military heroes, leading many commentators to see Sibbecai as the original reading for Mebunnai in 2 Samuel 23:27 resulting from a confusion of Hebrew letters by early scribes. Sibbecai commanded David's forces for the eighth month ( 1 Chronicles 27:11 )
Mebunnai - Construction, building of Jehovah, one of David's bodyguard (2 Samuel 23:27 ; comp 21:18); called Sibbechai and Sibbecai (1 Chronicles 11:29 ; 27:11 )
Mebunnai - Elsewhere Sibbechai (2 Samuel 21:18), Sibbecai (1 Chronicles 20:4; 1 Chronicles 11:29; 1 Chronicles 27:11)
Hushathite - This description is applied to Sibbecai , one of David’s thirty heroes ( 2 Samuel 21:18 = 1 Chronicles 20:4 , 2 Samuel 23:27 = 1 Chronicles 11:29 ; 1 Chronicles 27:11 )
Mebun'na-i - In this form appears, In one passage only -- 2 Samuel 23:27 --The name of one of David's guard, who is elsewhere called SIBBECHAI , (2 Samuel 21:18 ; 1 Chronicles 20:4 ) or Sibbecai , (1 Chronicles 11:29 ; 27:11 ) in the Authorized Version
Mebunnai - It is a scribal error for Sibbecai , the form which has been preserved in the parallel lists, 1 Chronicles 11:29 ; 1 Chronicles 27:11 , and also 2 Samuel 21:18 = 1 Chronicles 20:4
Zerahites - Two of David's thirty elite warriors, Sibbecai and Maharai, were Zerahites (1Chronicles 27:11,1 Chronicles 27:13 )
Mebunnai - The name possibly resulted from scribal confusion of the first and third letters in the Hebrew name Sibbecai which replaces Mebunnai in the parallel lists (1 Chronicles 11:29 ; 1 Chronicles 27:11 )
Sibbecai - MEBUNNAI is a transcriber's mistake for Sibbecai, in 2 Samuel 23:27