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eliab


eliab


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Eliab 
  to  whom  God  is  father.  (1.)  A  Reubenite  son  of  Pallu  (Num. 
  16:1,  12;  26:8,  9;  Deut.  11:6). 
 
  (2.)  A  son  of  Helon,  and  chief  of  the  tribe  of  Zebulun  at  the 
  time  of  the  census  in  the  wilderness  (Num.  1:9;  2:7). 
 
  (3.)  The  son  of  Jesse,  and  brother  of  David  (1  Sam.  16:6).  It 
  was  he  who  spoke  contemptuously  to  David  when  he  proposed  to 
  fight  Goliath  (1  Sam.  17:28). 
 
  (4.)  One  of  the  Gadite  heroes  who  joined  David  in  his 
  stronghold  in  the  wilderness  (1  Chr.  12:9). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Eliab,  God  is  my  father;  God  is  the  father