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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.
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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 comes the tribe of Zebulun, and the leader of the sons of Zebulun: Eliab H446 the son of Helon,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:24 - On the third day it was Eliab H446 the son of Helon, leader of the sons of Zebulun;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:29 - and for the sacrifice of peace offerings, two oxen, five rams, five male goats, five male lambs one year old. This was the offering of Eliab H446 the son of Helon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:16 - and Eliab H446 the son of Helon over the tribal army of the sons of Zebulun.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:1 - Now Korah the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, with Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, H446 and On the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took action,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:12 - Then Moses sent [fn]a summons to Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab; H446 but they said, “We will not come up.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:8 - The son of Pallu: Eliab. H446
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:9 - The sons of Eliab: H446 Nemuel and Dathan and Abiram. These are the Dathan and Abiram who were called by the congregation, who contended against Moses and against Aaron in the company of Korah, when they contended against the LORD,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:6 - and what He did to Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, H446 the son of Reuben, when the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, their households, their tents, and every living thing that [fn]followed them, among all Israel
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:6 - When they entered, he looked at Eliab H446 and thought, “Surely the LORDS anointed is before Him.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:13 - The three older sons of Jesse had [fn]gone after Saul to the battle. And the names of his three sons who went to the battle were Eliab H446 the firstborn, and the second to him Abinadab, and the third Shammah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:28 - Now Eliab H446 his oldest brother heard when he spoke to the men; and Eliab’s H446 anger burned against David and he said, “Why have you come down? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know your insolence and the wickedness of your heart; for you have come down in order to see the battle.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:13 - and Jesse became the father of Eliab H446 his firstborn, then Abinadab the second, [fn]Shimea the third,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:27 - Eliab H446 his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:9 - Ezer was the first, Obadiah the second, Eliab H446 the third,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:18 - and with them their relatives of the second rank, Zechariah, [fn]Ben, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, H446 Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-edom and Jeiel, the gatekeepers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:20 - and Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, H446 Maaseiah and Benaiah, with [fn]harps tuned to alamoth;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:5 - Asaph the chief, and second to him Zechariah, then [fn]Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, H446 Benaiah, Obed-edom and Jeiel, with musical instruments, harps, lyres; also Asaph played loud-sounding cymbals,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:18 - Then Rehoboam took as a wife Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David and of Abihail the daughter of Eliab H446 the son of Jesse,
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