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Bible Names N-Z: Tibni


Tibni in Easton's Bible Dictionary building of Jehovah, the son of Ginath, a man of some position, whom a considerable number of the people chose as monarch. For the period of four years he contended for the throne with Omri (1 Kings 16:21, 22), who at length gained the mastery, and became sole monarch of Israel.

Tibni in Fausset's Bible Dictionary Son of Ginath. After Zimri had burned himself to death half the people followed Tibni, half Omri. The contest lasted four years (1 Kings 16:18; 1 Kings 16:21-22), and issued in the death of Tibni and in Omri's accession. The men of Tirzah which Omri besieged probably promoted the cause of Tibni. The Septuagint say Joram his brother helped his cause.

Tibni in Hitchcock's Bible Names straw; hay

Tibni in Naves Topical Bible -(Chosen by half of Israel to be king) -Death of 1Ki 16:21,22

Tibni in Smiths Bible Dictionary (intelligent). After Zimri had burnt himself in his palace, there was a division in the northern kingdom, half of the people following Tibni the son of Ginath, and half following Omri. 1Ki 16:21,22 Omri was the choice of the army Tibni was probably put forward by the people of Tirzah, which was then besieged by Omri and his host. The struggle between the contending factions lasted four years (comp.) 1Ki 16:16,23 (B.C. 926-922.), when-Tibni died.

Tibni in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE tib'-ni (tibhni; Codex Vaticanus Thamnei, Codex Alexandrinus Thamni, Lucian Thabennei): A rival of Omri for the throne of Israel after the death of Zimri (1 Ki 16:21 f). This is the only reference to Tibni that has come down to us; a comparison of this passage with the account of Zimri's death (especially 1 Ki 16:15) shows that the length of the struggle was four years.

Tibni in Wikipedia Tibni was a claimant to the throne of the Israel, and the son of Ginath, a man of some position. Albright has dated his reign to 876 - 871 BC, while Thiele offers the dates 885 - 880 BC. Following the death of Zimri, a considerable number of the people chose Tibni as monarch, and he contended for the throne against Omri over the next few years (1 Kings 16:21, 22), only to be defeated. Tibni's death is recorded but not explained.

Tibni Scripture - 1 Kings 16:21 Then were the people of Israel divided into two parts: half of the people followed Tibni the son of Ginath, to make him king; and half followed Omri.

Tibni Scripture - 1 Kings 16:22 But the people that followed Omri prevailed against the people that followed Tibni the son of Ginath: so Tibni died, and Omri reigned.

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