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Hushathite [S]

Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

Hushathite [H]

(inhabitant of Hushah ), The, the designation of two of the heroes of Davids guard.

  1. SIBBECHAI. ( 2 Samuel 21:18 ; 1 Chronicles 11:29 ; 20:4 ; 27:11 ) Josephus, however, called him a Hittite.
  2. MEBUNNAI, ( 2 Samuel 23:27 ) a mere corruption of SIBBECHAI.

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


hu'-shath-it, (chushathi, "a dweller in Hushah"?):

The patronymic given in two forms, but probably of the same man, Sibbeccai, one of David's thirty heroes (2 Samuel 21:18; 1 Chronicles 11:29; 20:4; 27:11), or Mebunnai as named in the parallel passage (2 Samuel 23:27).

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