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Bible Names A-G: Carmi


Carmi in Easton's Bible Dictionary vine-dresser. (1.) The last named of the four sons of Reuben (Gen. 46:9). (2.) A descendant of Judah (1 Chr. 4:1). He is elsewhere (2:18) called Caleb (q.v.). (3.) The son of Zimri, and the father of Achan (Josh. 7:1), "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 1Ch 4:1 Called CHELUBAI 1Ch 2:9 And CALEB 1Ch 2:18 -3. Father of Achan Jos 7:1,18; 1Ch 2:7

Carmi in Smiths Bible Dictionary (vine dresser). 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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