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Easton's Bible Dictionary
Contender with Baal, (1 Chronicles 8:34; 9:40), elsewhere called Mephibosheth (2 Samuel 4:4), the son of Jonathan.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

mer-ib-ba'-al (meribhba`al; also meri-bha`al, "Baal contends"): The spelling varies in a single verse; 1 Chronicles 9:40 contains the name twice: first, in the first form above; second, in the second form. The name is given also in 1 Chronicles 8:34. It is the other name of MEPHIBOSHETH (2) (which see).

In Jeremiah 11:13 and Hosea 9:10 the terms "Baal" and "Bosheth" seem to stand in apposition, the latter form being a slightly contemptuous alternative rendered "shame." This is akin to other like changes, such as Esh-baal for Ish-bosheth, Jerub-besheth for Jerub-baal, etc. The change in the first part of the name could occur through a clerical confusion of the Hebrew aspirate pe (p) and resh (r) in Hebrew.

Henry Wallace

Strong's Hebrew
4807. Merib Baal -- perhaps "Baal is advocate," a son of Jonathan
Merib Baal. 4806, 4807. Merib Baal. 4808 . perhaps "Baal is advocate,"
a son of Jonathan. Transliteration: Merib Baal Phonetic ...
/hebrew/4807.htm - 6k

The King.
... converted into Ishbosheth (Man of Shame). So also Mephibosheth was properly
Meribbaal (Fighter for Baal). The summary narrative of these ...
// life of david/ix the king.htm

Acts vi. 8
... 31, in lib. 2. Reg. Memphibosthe, LXX. Elsewhere he is called Meribbaal, 1 Chronicles
8:34. So Jerubbaal, Judges 6:32. Jerubbesheth, 2 Samuel 11:21. ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on acts and romans/homily xv acts vi 8.htm

The Hebrews and the Philistines --Damascus
... The name Jerubbaal (1 Samuel 12:11:2 Samuel 11:21, where the name is transformed
into Jerubbesheth, as Ishbaal and Meribbaal are into Ishbosheth and ...
/.../chapter iiithe hebrews and the.htm

Meribbaal (2 Occurrences)
... Jonathan. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. MERIB-BAAL. mer ... Hebrew. Henry Wallace.
Multi-Version Concordance Meribbaal (2 Occurrences). 1 ...
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Merib-baal (2 Occurrences)
Merib-baal. Meribbaal, Merib-baal. Mer'ib-ba'al . Easton's Bible Dictionary ...
Meribbaal, Merib-baal. Mer'ib-ba'al . Reference Bible.
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Mer'ib-ba'al (2 Occurrences)
Mer'ib-ba'al. Merib-baal, Mer'ib-ba'al. Meriboth . ... 1 Chronicles 8:34 And the
son of Jonathan was Merib-baal; and Merib-baal begot Micah. (See RSV). ...
/m/mer'ib-ba'al.htm - 6k

Merib (2 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Merib (2 Occurrences). 1 Chronicles 8:34 The son of Jonathan
was MeribBaal; and MeribBaal became the father of Micah. ...
/m/merib.htm - 6k

Begat (112 Occurrences)
... Eshbaal. (KJV ASV WBS YLT). 1 Chronicles 8:34 And the son of Jonathan was
Meribbaal; and Meribbaal begat Micah. (KJV ASV WBS YLT). ...
/b/begat.htm - 31k

Mephibosheth (13 Occurrences)
... been protected by David against the vengeance the Gibeonites were permitted to execute
on the house of Saul (21:7). He is also called Merib-baal (1 Chronicles 8 ...
/m/mephibosheth.htm - 17k

Micah (54 Occurrences)
... (2.) The son of Merib-baal (Mephibosheth), 1 Chronicles 8:34, 35. (3.) The first
in rank of the priests of the family of Kohathites (1 Chronicles 23:20). ...
/m/micah.htm - 38k

Baal (94 Occurrences)
... Hence both Jonathan and David had sons called Merib-baal (1 Chronicles 8:31; 1
Chronicles 9:40) and Beeliada (1 Chronicles 14:7). After the time of Ahab ...
/b/baal.htm - 53k

Jonathan (109 Occurrences)
... He left one son five years old, Merib-baal, or Mephibosheth (2 Samuel 4:4; Comp.
1 Chronicles 8:34). ... One alone-Meribbaal (Mephibosheth)-survived. ...
/j/jonathan.htm - 59k

Ziba (13 Occurrences)
... Ziba tells David of Mephibosheth (Meribbaal), Jonathan's son, who is thereupon taken
to the king from Lodebar, East of the Jordan, and given Saul's estate. ...
/z/ziba.htm - 14k

Bible Concordance
Merib-baal (2 Occurrences)

1 Chronicles 8:34 And the son of Jonathan was Merib-baal; and Merib-baal begat Micah.

1 Chronicles 9:40 And the son of Jonathan was Merib-baal; and Merib-baal begat Micah.



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