A resident of the home village (or clan) of two of David’s warriors, Sibbecai (1Chr 11:29; 1Chr 20:4; 1Chr 27:11; 2Sam 21:18) and Mebunnai (2Sam 23:27). The location has been identified as Hushah, west of Bethlehem and in the path of Philistine invasion into the hill country. Such a location would involve David’s conflicts with the Philistines in which the two warriors performed with distinction.
29Sibbecai the Hushathite, Ilai the Ahohite,
Exploits against the Philistines
4After this, war broke out with the Philistines at Gezer; then Sibbecai the Hushathite killed Sippai, who was one of the descen ... View more
11Eighth, for the eighth month, was Sibbecai the Hushathite, of the Zerahites; in his division were twenty-four thousand.
18After this a battle took place with the Philistines, at Gob; then Sibbecai the Hushathite killed Saph, who was one of the descendants of the giants.
27Abiezer of Anathoth; Mebunnai the Hushathite;