8664. Tishbiy
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Tishbiy: Tishbite
Original Word: תִּשְׁבִּי
Part of Speech: proper name, of a location; Adjective, of a people
Transliteration: Tishbiy
Phonetic Spelling: (tish-bee')
Short Definition: Tishbite

[תִּשְׁבֶּה] proper name, of a location (from above √ ); — read probably מִתִּשְׁבֵּה גִלְעָד (or תִּשְׁבֵּי) 1 Kings 17:1 (for ᵑ0 מִתּשָׁבֵיּ) ᵐ5. ἐκ θεσβῶν (ᵐ5L Θεσσεβῶν) τῆς Γαλααδ, so Joshua; Ew Th We Kmp Benz Kit Bur and others; home of Elijah; see KasterenZPV xiii (1890) 207 ff. compare modern Istib, in mountains of Ajhûn, so BuhlG 257.

תִּשְׁבִּי adjective, of a people, ׳אֵלִיָּהוּ הַתּ 1 Kings 17:1; 1 Kings 21:17,28; 2 Kings 1:3,8; 2 Kings 9:36; — ὀ Θεσβ(ε)ίτης


Patrial from an unused name meaning recourse; a Tishbite or inhabitant of Tishbeh (in Gilead) -- Tishbite.

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