Hushathite

Hushathite (Hoosh´uh-thit)

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.

1Chr 11:29

29Sibbecai the Hushathite, Ilai the Ahohite,

1Chr 20:4

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

1Chr 27:11

11Eighth, for the eighth month, was Sibbecai the Hushathite, of the Zerahites; in his division were twenty-four thousand.

2Sam 21:18

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.

2Sam 23:27

27Abiezer of Anathoth; Mebunnai the Hushathite;

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