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Lexicon :: Strong's H446 - 'ĕlî'āḇ

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

אֱלִיאָב ʼĔlîyʼâb, el-ee-awb'; from H410 and H1; God of (his) father; Eliab, the name of six Israelites:—Eliab.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's H446 in the following manner: Eliab (21x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's H446 in the following manner: Eliab (21x).
  1. Eliab = "my God is father" or "God is father"

    1. son of Helon, leader of Zebulun in the wilderness

    2. a Reubenite chief, father of Dathan and Abiram

    3. David's oldest brother

    4. a Levite musician

    5. a Gadite warrior for David

    6. a Kohathite

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֱלִיאָב ʼĔlîyʼâb, el-ee-awb'; from H410 and H1; God of (his) father; Eliab, the name of six Israelites:—Eliab.
STRONGS H446: Abbreviations
אֱלִיאָב proper name, masculine (God is father, compare אֲבִיאֵל)
b. prince of Reuben Numbers 16:1, 12; Numbers 26:8, 9; Deuteronomy 11:6.
c. brother of David 1 Samuel 16:6; 1 Samuel 17:3, 28 (twice in verse); 1 Chronicles 2:13; 2 Chronicles 11:18 (compare אֱלִיהוּ [H453 1 Chronicles 27:18]).
d. a Kohathite 1 Chronicles 6:12 = אֱלִיאֵל [H447 1 Chronicles 6:19] compare אֱלִיהוּ [H453 1 Samuel 1:1].
e. a Gadite 1 Chronicles 12:9. feminine Levite singer 1 Chronicles 15:18, 20; 1 Chronicles 16:5.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


1:9; 2:7; 7:24; 7:29; 10:16; 16:1; 16:12; 26:8; 26:9



1 Samuel

16:6; 17:3; 17:28

1 Chronicles

2:13; 6:12; 12:9; 15:18; 15:20; 16:5

2 Chronicles



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H446 matches the Hebrew אֱלִיאָב ('ĕlî'āḇ),
which occurs 21 times in 20 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:9 - Of Zebulun; Eliab H446 the son of Helon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:7 - Then the tribe of Zebulun: and Eliab H446 the son of Helon shall be captain of the children of Zebulun.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:24 - On the third day Eliab H446 the son of Helon, prince of the children of Zebulun, did offer:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:29 - And for a sacrifice of peace offerings, two oxen, five rams, five he goats, five lambs of the first year: this was the offering of Eliab H446 the son of Helon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:16 - And over the host of the tribe of the children of Zebulun was Eliab H446 the son of Helon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:1 - Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, H446 and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took men:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:12 - And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab: H446 which said, We will not come up:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:8 - And the sons of Pallu; Eliab. H446
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:9 - And the sons of Eliab; H446 Nemuel, and Dathan, and Abiram. This is that Dathan and Abiram, which were famous in the congregation, who strove against Moses and against Aaron in the company of Korah, when they strove against the LORD:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:6 - And what he did unto Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, H446 the son of Reuben: how the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed them up, and their households, and their tents, and all the substance that was in their possession, in the midst of all Israel:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:6 - And it came to pass, when they were come, that he looked on Eliab, H446 and said, Surely the LORD'S anointed is before him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:13 - And the three eldest sons of Jesse went and followed Saul to the battle: and the names of his three sons that went to the battle were Eliab H446 the firstborn, and next unto him Abinadab, and the third Shammah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:28 - And Eliab H446 his eldest brother heard when he spake unto the men; and Eliab's H446 anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why camest thou down hither? and with whom hast thou left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thine heart; for thou art come down that thou mightest see the battle.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:13 - And Jesse begat his firstborn Eliab, H446 and Abinadab the second, and Shimma the third,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:27 - Eliab H446 his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:9 - Ezer the first, Obadiah the second, Eliab H446 the third,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:18 - And with them their brethren of the second degree, Zechariah, Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, H446 and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, the porters.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:20 - And Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, H446 and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries on Alamoth;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:5 - Asaph the chief, and next to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, H446 and Benaiah, and Obededom: and Jeiel with psalteries and with harps; but Asaph made a sound with cymbals;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:18 - And Rehoboam took him Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David to wife, and Abihail the daughter of Eliab H446 the son of Jesse;
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