Shobi (Shoh´bi)

The Ammonite prince, son of King Nahash, who supplied David during David’s stay at Mahanaim in the Transjordan while he was in conflict with his son Absalom (2Sam 17:27-29). Shobi may have served as successor to his brother Hanun following the latter’s insolent treatment of David’s servants and the subsequent military disaster.

2Sam 17:27-29

27When David came to Mahanaim, Shobi son of Nahash from Rabbah of the Ammonites, and Machir son of Ammiel from Lo-debar, and Barzillai the Gileadite from Rogeli ... View more

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