Bible Names A-G: Carmi
Carmi in Easton's Bible Dictionary
vine-dresser. (1.) The last named of the four sons of Reuben
(2.) A descendant of Judah (1 Chr. 4:1). He is
(2:18) called Caleb (q.v.).
(3.) The son of Zimri, and the father of Achan (Josh.
"the troubler of Israel."
Carmi in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Descendant (as "son" must mean in 1 Chronicles 4:1) of
Judah: father of Achan. the "troubler of Israel" (Joshua 7:1;
Joshua 7:18; 1 Chronicles 2:7); son of Zabdi or Zimri.
2. Reuben's fourth son; forefather of "the Carmites"
(Genesis 46:9; Numbers 26:6).
Carmi in Hitchcock's Bible Names
my vineyard; lamb of the waters
Carmi in Naves Topical Bible
1. Son of Reuben
Ge 46:9; Ex 6:14
-2. Son of Hezron
-3. Father of Achan
Jos 7:1,18; 1Ch 2:7
Carmi in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. The fourth son of Reuben, the progenitor of the
family of the Carmites. Ge 46:9; Ex 6:14; Nu 26:6; 1Ch 5:3
2. A man of the tribe of Judah, father of Achan, the
"troubler of Israel." Jos 7:1,18; 1Ch 2:7; 4:1
Carmi in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
kar'-mi (karmi, "fruitful," "noble"):
(1) A son of Reuben who came to Egypt with Jacob (Gen 46:9; Ex
6:14; 1 Ch 5:3). Also the name of a family of which Carmi was
the head (Nu 26:6).
(2) A Judahite (1 Ch 2:7), son of Zabdi, according to Josh
7:1, and father of Achan, who is given the name of "Achar" in
1 Ch 2:7. This last form "Achar" is preferred to the usual
"Achan" in order to bring out the play on the Hebrew word for
"troubler." The Hebrew runs `akhar `okher yisra'el, "Achar,
the troubler of Israel." As regards the phrase "the sons of
Carmi" (1 Ch 2:7), Carmi is probably to be taken as the son of
Zimri (= Zabdi, Josh 7:1). The Targum, however, has "Carmi who
is Zimri." The Septuagint identifies Zimri and Zabdi.
(3) In 1 Ch 4:1, Carmi, elsewhere called son of Zabdi or
Zimri, is made son of Judah; but Wellhausen correctly changes
"Carmi" to "Chelubai" (compare 1 Ch 2:9).
Horace J. Wolf
Carmi in Wikipedia
refers to two individuals mentioned in the Bible:
The fourth son of Reuben according to Genesis 46:9, Numbers
26:6, and 1 Chronicles 5:3.
The son of Zabdi, grandson of Zerah of the Tribe of Judah, and
the father of Achan, according to Joshua 7:1. He was present
at the Battle of Jericho.
Carmi Scripture - Exodus 6:14
These [be] the heads of their fathers' houses: The sons of
Reuben the firstborn of Israel; Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and
Carmi: these [be] the families of Reuben.
Carmi Scripture - Joshua 7:1
But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the
accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi,
the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed
thing: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against the
children of Israel.
Carmi Scripture - Numbers 26:6
Of Hezron, the family of the Hezronites: of Carmi, the family
of the Carmites.
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