Iessai: Jesse, the father of King DavidOriginal Word: Ἰεσσαί, ὁ
Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable
Phonetic Spelling: (es-es-sah'-ee)
Short Definition: Jesse
Definition: (Hebrew), Jesse, son of Obed, and father of King David.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Hebrew origin Yishay
Jesse, the father of King David
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2421: Ιεσσαι
Ιεσσαι (Ἰεσσαιος in Josephus), ὁ (יִשַׁי (cf. B. D. American edition, under the word)), Jesse, the father of David the king (1 Samuel 16:1, 10; 1 Samuel 17:12 Alex.;
Strong's Exhaustive ConcordanceJesse.
Of Hebrew origin (Yishay); Jessae (i.e. Jishai), an Israelite -- Jesse.
see HEBREW Yishay
Forms and TransliterationsΙεσσαι Ἰεσσαί Ἰεσσαὶ Iessai Iessaí Iessaì
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2421
Ἰεσσαί — 5 Occ.
Matthew 1:5 N
GRK: ἐγέννησεν τὸν Ἰεσσαί
NAS: and Obed the father of Jesse.
KJV: Obed begat Jesse;
INT: was father of Jesse