Eliab [N] [H] [S]
to whom God is father. A Reubenite, son of Pallu ( Numbers 16:1 Numbers 16:12 ; Numbers 26:8 Numbers 26:9 ; Deuteronomy 11:6 ).
A son of Helon, and chief of the tribe of Zebulun at the time of the census in the wilderness ( Numbers 1:9 ; 2:7 ).
The son of Jesse, and brother of David ( 1 Samuel 16:6 ). It was he who spoke contemptuously to David when he proposed to fight Goliath ( 1 Samuel 17:28 ).
One of the Gadite heroes who joined David in his stronghold in the wilderness ( 1 Chronicles 12:9 ).
These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Eliab". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .