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Hararite

Hararite

(the mountaineer ), The. The destination of three of Davids guard.

  1. Agee, a Hararite ( 2 Samuel 23:11 )
  2. Shammah the Hararite. ( 2 Samuel 23:33 )
  3. Sharar, ( 2 Samuel 23:33 ) or Sacar, ( 1 Chronicles 11:35 ) the Hararite, was the father of Ahiam, another member of the guard.

Bibliography Information

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

HARARITE

ha'-ra-rit (ha-harari, or ha-'arari):

Literally, "mountaineer," more particularly an inhabitant of the hill country of Judah. Thus used of two heroes:

(1) Shammah, the son of Agee (2 Samuel 23:11,33). The parallel passage, 1 Chronicles 11:34, has "Shage" in place of "Shammah."

(2) Ahiam, the son of Sharar the Ararite" (2 Samuel 23:33). In 1 Chronicles 11:35, "Sacar" for Sharar as here.


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