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Bible Dictionaries

Smith's Bible Dictionary

Ishi

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I'shi. (salutary).

1. A man of the descendants of Judah, son of Appaim, 1 Chronicles 2:31, one of the great house of Hezron.

2. In a subsequent genealogy of Judah, we find another Ishi, with a son, Zoheth. 1 Chronicles 4:20.

3. Head of a family of the tribe of Simeon. 1 Chronicles 4:42.

4. One of the heads of the tribe of Manasseh on the east of Jordan. 1 Chronicles 5:24.

(my husband).

5. This word occurs in Hosea 2:16. It is the Israelite term, in opposition to Baali, the Canaanite term, with the same meaning, though with a significance of its own.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Ishi'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/i/ishi.html. 1901.

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