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Bible Names N-Z: Sheshai


Sheshai in Easton's Bible Dictionary whitish, one of the sons of Anak (Num. 13:22). When the Israelites obtained possession of the country the sons of Anak were expelled and slain (Josh. 15:14; Judg. 1:10).

Sheshai in Fausset's Bible Dictionary One of Anak's three sons at Hebron, driven out and slain by Caleb leading Judah (Numbers 13:22; Joshua 15:14; Judges 1:10).

Sheshai in Hitchcock's Bible Names six; mercy; flax

Sheshai in Naves Topical Bible -A son of Anak Nu 13:22; Jos 15:14; Jud 1:10

Sheshai in Smiths Bible Dictionary (noble), one of the three sons of Anak who dwelt in Hebron. Nu 13:22 (B.C. 1445.)

Sheshai in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE she'-shi (sheshay): One of the sons of Anak, perhaps an old Hebronite clan name. (Sayce combines the name with Sasu, the root sh-c-h, the Egyptian name for the Syrian Bedouins.) The clan lived in Hebron at the time of the conquest and was expelled by Caleb (Nu 13:22, Codex Vaticanus Sessei; Codex Alexandrinus Semei; Josh 15:14, Codex Vaticanus Sousei; Codex Alexandrinus Sousai; Jdg 1:10, Codex Vaticanus Sessei; Codex Alexandrinus Geththi).

Sheshai in Wikipedia Sheshai was a clan of Anakim living in Hebron named for a son of Anak in the Holy Bible (Numbers 13:22). The clans were driven out of the city by Caleb (Joshua 15:14) and the Tribe of Judah (Judges 1:10). The two brothers of Sheshai were Ahiman and Talmai.

Sheshai Scripture - Joshua 15:14 And Caleb drove thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

Sheshai Scripture - Judges 1:10 And Judah went against the Canaanites that dwelt in Hebron: (now the name of Hebron before [was] Kirjatharba:) and they slew Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai.

Sheshai Scripture - Numbers 13:22 And they ascended by the south, and came unto Hebron; where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of Anak, [were]. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)

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