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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Eliab

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Eli'ab. (God is my father).

1. Son of Helon, and leader of the tribe of Zebulun, at the time of the census, in the wilderness of Sinai. Numbers 1:9; Numbers 2:7; Numbers 7:24; Numbers 7:29; Numbers 10:16. (B.C. 1490).

2. A Reubenite, father of Dathan and Abiram. Numbers 16:1; Numbers 16:12; Numbers 26:8-9; Deuteronomy 11:6.

3. One of David's brothers, the eldest of the family. 1 Samuel 16:6; 1 Samuel 17:13; 1 Samuel 17:28; 1 Chronicles 2:13. (B.C. 1063).

4. A Levite, in the time of David, who was both a "porter" and a musician on the "psaltery." 1 Chronicles 15:18; 1 Chronicles 15:20; 1 Chronicles 16:5.

5. One of the warlike Gadite leaders, who came over to David, when he was in the wilderness, taking refuge from Saul. 1 Chronicles 12:9. (B.C. 1061).

6. An ancestor of Samuel, the prophet; a Kohathite Levite, son of Nahath. 1 Chronicles 6:27. (B.C. 1250).

7. Son of Nathanael, one of the fore-fathers of Judith, and therefore, belonging to the tribe of Simeon. Judith 8:1.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Eliab'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/e/eliab.html. 1901.

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