446. Eliab
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Eliab: "God is father," the name of several Israelites
Original Word: אֱלִיאָב
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Eliab
Phonetic Spelling: (el-ee-awb')
Short Definition: Eliab

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from el and ab
"God is father," the name of several Isr.
NASB Translation
Eliab (20), Eliab's (1).

אֱלִיאָב proper name, masculine (God is father, compare אֲבִיאֵל)

a. prince of Zebulon Numbers 1:9; Numbers 2:7; Numbers 7:24,29; Numbers 10:16.

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; 2Chronicles 11:18 (compare אֱלִיהוּ 1 Chronicles 27:18).

d. a Kohathite 1 Chronicles 6:12 = אֱלִיאֵל v.1 Chronicles 6:19 compare אֱלִיהוּ 1 Samuel 1:1.

e. a Gadite 1 Chronicles 12:9. feminine Levite singer 1 Chronicles 15:18,20; 1 Chronicles 16:5.


From 'el and 'ab; God of (his) father; Eliab, the name of six Israelites -- Eliab.

see HEBREW 'el

see HEBREW 'ab

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