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Sibbecha-i

Sibbecha-i [N] [H]

(a weaver ), one of Davids guard, and eighth captain for the eighth month of 24,000 men of the kings 1043.) He belonged to one of the principal families of Judah, the Zarhites or the descendants of Zerah, and is called "the Hushathite," probably from the place of his birth. Sibbechais great exploit, which gave him a place among the mighty men of Davids army, was his single combat with Saph or Sippai, tire Philistine giant, in the battle at, Gezer or Gob. ( 2 Samuel 21:18 ; 1 Chronicles 20:4 )


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Sibbechai'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.