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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 - from Zebulun, Eliab son of Helon;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:7 - Next will be the tribe of Zebulun. The leader of the people of Zebulun is Eliab son of Helon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:24 - On the third day Eliab son of Helon, leader of the Zebulunites, presented an offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:29 - and for the sacrifice of peace offerings: two bulls, five rams, five male goats, and five male lambs in their first year. This was the offering of Eliab son of Helon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:16 - and over the company of the tribe of the Zebulunites was Elion son of Helon.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:1 - Now Korah son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On son of Peleth, who were Reubenites, took men
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:12 - Then Moses summoned Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, but they said, "We will not come up.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:8 - Pallu's descendant was Eliab.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:9 - Eliab's descendants were Nemuel, Dathan, and Abiram. It was Dathan and Abiram who as leaders of the community rebelled against Moses and Aaron with the followers of Korah when they rebelled against the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:6 - or what he did to Dathan and Abiram, sons of Eliab the Reubenite, when the earth opened its mouth in the middle of the Israelite camp and swallowed them, their families, their tents, and all the property they brought with them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:6 - When they arrived, Samuel noticed Eliab and said to himself, "Surely, here before the LORD stands his chosen king!"
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:13 - Jesse's three oldest sons had followed Saul to war. The names of the three sons who went to war were Eliab, his firstborn, Abinadab, the second oldest, and Shammah, the third oldest.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:28 - When David's oldest brother Eliab heard him speaking to the men, he became angry with David and said, "Why have you come down here? To whom did you entrust those few sheep in the desert? I am familiar with your pride and deceit! You have come down here to watch the battle!"
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:13 - Jesse was the father of Eliab, his firstborn; Abinadab was born second, Shimea third,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:27 - his son Eliab, his son Jeroham, and his son Elkanah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:9 - Ezer was the leader, Obadiah the second in command, Eliab the third,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:18 - along with some of their relatives who were second in rank, including Zechariah, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, Mikneiah, Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, the gatekeepers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 15:20 - Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah were to play the harps according to the alamoth style;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:5 - Asaph was the leader and Zechariah second in command, followed by Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-Edom, and Jeiel. They were to play stringed instruments; Asaph was to sound the cymbals;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 11:18 - Rehoboam married Mahalath the daughter of David's son Jerimoth and of Abihail, the daughter of Jesse's son Eliab.
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