Baanah

Baanah [N] [H] [S]

son of affliction.

  • One of the two sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, a captain in Saul's army. He and his brother Rechab assassinated Ishbosheth ( 2 Samuel 4:2 ), and were on this account slain by David, and their mutilated bodies suspended over the pool at Hebron (5,6,12).

  • The father of Heled, who was one of David's thirty heroes ( 2 Samuel 23:29 ; 1 Chronicles 11:30 ).

    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.

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    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Baanah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Baanah [N] [E] [S]

    in the answer; in affliction
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Baanah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Baanah. [N] [E] [H]

    1. Son of Rimmon, a Benjamite, who with his brother Rechab murdered Ishbosheth For this they were killed by David; and their mutilated bodies hung up over the pool at Hebron. ( 2 Samuel 4:2 2 Samuel 4:5 2 Samuel 4:6 2 Samuel 4:9 ) (B.C. 1046.)
    2. A Netophathite, father of Heleb or Heled, one of Davids mighty men. ( 2 Samuel 23:29 ; 1 Chronicles 11:30 ) (B.C. before 1066.)
    3. Accurately Baana, son of Hushai, Solomons commissariat officer in Asher. ( 1 Kings 4:16 ) (B.C. 1012.)
    4. Aman who accompanied Zerubbabel on his return from the captivity. ( Ezra 2:2 ; Nehemiah 7:7 ) Possibly the same person is intended in ( Nehemiah 10:27 ) (B.C. 536.)

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

    Bibliography Information

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

    BAANAH

    ba'-a-na ba`anah, ("son of oppression"):

    (1) Captain in the army of Ish-bosheth (2 Samuel 4:2).

    (2) Father of Iteleb, one of David's mighty men (2 Samuel 23:29; 1 Chronicles 11:30).

    (3) Returned with Zerubbabel to Jerusalem; a leader and one who sealed the covenant (Ezra 2:2; Nehemiah 7:7; 10:27). See BAANA (4).


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    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'BAANAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.