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Mebunnai

Mebunnai [N] [H] [S]

construction, building of Jehovah, one of David's bodyguard ( 2 Samuel 23:27 ; comp 21:18 ); called Sibbechai and Sibbecai ( 1 Chronicles 11:29 ; 27:11 ).

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.

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

Bibliography Information

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

Mebunnai [N] [E] [S]

son; building; understanding
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

MEBUNNAI

me-bun'-i, me-bun'-a-i (mebhunnay, "well-built"):

One of David's "braves" (2 Samuel 23:27). In 2 Samuel 21:18 he is named "Sibbechai" (the Revised Version (British and American) "Sibbecai"), and is there mentioned as the slayer of a Philistine giant. The Revised Version (British and American) spelling occurs in 1 Chronicles 11:29, the King James Version "Sibbechai" in 1 Chronicles 20:4 (compare 2 Samuel 21:18); and in 1 Chronicles 27:11 the Revised Version (British and American) spelling recurs, where this person is mentioned as captain of the 8th course of the 12 monthly courses that served the king in rota. Scribal error, and the similarity in Hebrew spelling of the two forms accounts for the difference in spelling. the Revised Version (British and American) consistently tries to keep this right.

Henry Wallace


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