Eliab (I-li´uhb; Heb., “God is father”)

1 The Reubenite father of Dathan and Abiram who rebelled against Moses (Num 16:1). 2 The son of Helon, leader of Zebulun in the generation prior to the conquest of Canaan (Num 10:16). 3 A Levite in the line of Kohath (1Chr 6:27). 4 David’s oldest brother (1Sam 17:28), whose stature and appearance impressed Samuel when he sought a king from among Jesse’s sons (1Sam 6:6-7). 5 A Gadite who served David in the desert (1Chr 12:9). 6 A levitical musician in the time of David (1Chr 15:18; 1Chr 15:20; 1Chr 16:5).

Num 16:1

Revolt of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram
1Now Korah son of Izhar son of Kohath son of Levi, along with Dathan and Abiram sons of Eliab, and On son of Peleth—descenda ... View more

Num 10:16

16and over the company of the tribe of Zebulun was Eliab son of Helon.

1Chr 6:27

27Eliab his son, Jeroham his son, Elkanah his son.

1Sam 17:28

28His eldest brother Eliab heard him talking to the men; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David. He said, “Why have you come down? With whom have you left ... View more

1Sam 6:6-7

6Why should you harden your hearts as the Egyptians and Pharaoh hardened their hearts? After he had made fools of them, did they not let the people go, and they ... View more

1Chr 12:9

9Ezer the chief, Obadiah second, Eliab third,

1Chr 15:18

18and with them their kindred of the second order, Zechariah, Jaaziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattithiah, Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah ... View more

1Chr 15:20

20Zechariah, Aziel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Unni, Eliab, Maaseiah, and Benaiah were to play harps according to Alamoth;

1Chr 16:5

5Asaph was the chief, and second to him Zechariah, Jeiel, Shemiramoth, Jehiel, Mattithiah, Eliab, Benaiah, Obed-edom, and Jeiel, with harps and lyres; Asaph was ... View more

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