Ishmaiah

Ishmaiah [N] [H] [S]

heard by Jehovah.

  • A Gibeonite who joined David at Ziklag, "a hero among the thirty and over the thirty" ( 1 Chronicles 12:4 ).

  • Son of Obadiah, and viceroy of Zebulun under David and Solomon ( 1 Chronicles 27:19 ).

    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 Ishmaiah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Ishmaiah [N] [E] [S]

    hearing or obeying the Lord
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

    Ishmaiah [N] [E] [H]

    (Jehovah hears ), son of Obadiah; the ruler of the tribe of Zebulun in the time of King David. ( 1 Chronicles 27:19 ) (B.C. 1046.)


    [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 'Ishmaiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    ISHMAIAH

    ish-ma'-ya (yishma`yah, "Yah is hearing"):

    (1) A man of Gibeon, chief of David's 30 great warriors, who came to him at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:4, the King James Version "Ismaiah").

    (2) Chief of the armed contingent of the tribe of Zebulun, which served David in the monthly order of the tribes (1 Chronicles 27:19).


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