Character Study on Tibni

Character Study on Tibni

1 Kings 16: Then were the people of Israel divided into two parts: half of the people followed Tibni the son of Ginath, to make him king; and half followed Omri.
1 Kings 16: But the people that followed Omri prevailed against the people that followed Tibni the son of Ginath: so Tibni died, and Omri reigned.

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Tibni
TIBNI . A rival who disputed the throne for four years (compare 1 Kings 16:15 with 1 Kings 16:23 ) with Omri.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Tibni
Building of Jehovah, the son of Ginath, a man of some position, whom a considerable number of the people chose as monarch. For the period of four years he contended for the throne with Omri (1 Kings 16:21,22 ), who at length gained the mastery, and became sole monarch of Israel.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Tibni
(tihb ni) Personal name meaning, “intelligent” or “straw.” Likely an army officer who struggled with Omri over succession to the throne of Israel following Zimri's suicide (1 Kings 16:21-22 ).



Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Tibni
Son of Ginath. After Zimri had burned himself to death half the people followed Tibni, half Omri. The contest lasted four years (1 Kings 16:18; 1 Kings 16:21-22), and issued in the death of Tibni and in Omri's accession. The men of Tirzah which Omri besieged probably promoted the cause of Tibni. The Septuagint say Joram his brother helped his cause.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Tibni
Straw; hay
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Tibni
Son of Ginath: he aspired to be king of Israel as the successor of Zimri, but was slain by the followers of his rival Omri aftera contest of four years. 1 Kings 16:21,22 .

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Tibni
An unsuccessful competitor with Omri the general, for the throne of Israel, during three years after the death of Elah, 1 Kings 16:18 - 23 .

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Tibni - After Zimri had burned himself to death half the people followed Tibni, half Omri. The contest lasted four years (1 Kings 16:18; 1 Kings 16:21-22), and issued in the death of Tibni and in Omri's accession. The men of Tirzah which Omri besieged probably promoted the cause of Tibni
Ginath - ” Father of Tibni, the favorite of half of Israel for kingship when Omri became king about 885 B. See Tibni
Tib'ni - After Zimri had burnt himself in his palace, there was a division in the northern kingdom, half of the people following Tibni the son of Ginath, and half following Omri. ( 1 Kings 16:21,22 ) Omri was the choice of the army Tibni was probably put forward by the people of Tirzah, which was then besieged by Omri and his host. ), when-Tibni died
gi'Nath - (protection ), father of Tibni
Ginath - Father of Tibni who disputed the throne of Israel with Omri
Ginath - Father of Tibni, who unsuccessfully laid claim against Omri to the throne of Israel ( 1 Kings 16:21-22 )
Tibni - Tibni
Zimri - Omri succeeded to the throne only after four years of fierce war with Tibni, another claimant to the throne
om'ri - Omri, however, was not allowed to establish his dynasty without a struggle against Tibni, whom "half the people," (1 Kings 16:21 ) desired to raise to the throne. (1 Kings 16:15 ) with 1 Kings 16:23 After the defeat sad death of Tibni, Omri reigned for six years in Tirzah
Omri - For four years there was continued opposition to his reign, Tibni, another claimant to the throne, leading the opposing party; but at the close of that period all his rivals were defeated, and he became king of Israel, "Tibni died and Omri reigned" (B
Omri - The Israelites were then divided into two parties, one of which had made Tibni king; but after a struggle of about six years, Omri prevailed, and took the throne, which he disgraced, from 928-917 b
Omri - He had to overcome first Zimri and then Tibni before he could reign alone: altogether he reigned from B
Omri - Omri became king only after successfully opposing another rebellion in the person of Tibni (1 Kings 16:21-22 )
Omri - After his death, half of Israel acknowledged Omri for king, the other half adhered to Tibni, son of Ginath, which division continued four years
Omri (1) - A civil war of some duration followed, in which (apparently after the death of Zimri) one Tibni took part, himself aspiring to the throne
Divide - This verb describes the “division” of the people of Israel, as one half followed Tibni and the other half followed Omri (1 Kings 16:21)
Omri - Half the people desired Tibni (1 Kings 16:15-27), who according to the Septuagint was helped by his brother Joram, but died defeated
Israel - Baasha murdered Jeroboam's son and successor; and his own son and successor was slain by Zimri; Zimri was killed by Omri, and after a civil war of four years with Tibni, Omri became king and reigned with his successors forty-five years, ending with Jehoram the son of Ahab
Israel, Kingdom of - Baasha, in the midst of the army at Gibbethon, slew the son and successor of Jeroboam; Zimri, a captain of chariots, slew the son and successor of Baasha; Omri, the captain of the host, was chosen to punish Zimri; and after a civil war of four years he prevailed over Tibni, the choice of half the people
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Kings, Books of - In the three-membered contest between Zimri, Tibni, and Omri (1 Kings 16:15-22 ) he compresses the story of a prolonged civil war into a few lines