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Bible Names N-Z: Toi


Toi in Easton's Bible Dictionary a king of Hamath, who sent "Joram his son unto King David to salute him," when he "heard that David had smitten all the host of Hadadezer" (2 Sam. 8:9, 10). Called Tou (1 Chr. 18:9, 10).

Toi in Fausset's Bible Dictionary 2 Samuel 8:9-10; TOU 1 Chronicles 18:9-10. King of Hamath on the Orontes; sent his son Hadoram or Joram with presents of gold, silver, and brass, to congratulate David on his victory over Hadadezer, king of Zobah, whose kingdom bordered on Hamath and who probably had tried to reduce Toi to vassalage. Toi's aim was to secure the protection of so powerful an ally as David. David consecrated his presents to Jehovah.

Toi in Hitchcock's Bible Names who wanders

Toi in Naves Topical Bible -Also called TOU -King of Hamath 2Sa 8:9,10; 1Ch 18:9,10

Toi in Smiths Bible Dictionary (erring), king of Hamath on the Orontes, who, after the defeat of his powerful enemy the Syrian king Hadadezer by the army of David, sent his son Joram or Hadoram to congratulate the victory and do him homage with presents of gold and silver and brass. 2Sa 8:9,10 (B.C. 1036.)

Toi in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE to'-i. See TOU.

Toi in Wikipedia King Tou or Toi is the name of a king of Hamath, a city located in Syria. He is only mentioned in 2 Samuel 8:9-10 and 1 Chronicles 18:9-10. 9 Now when Tou king of Hamath heard how David had smitten all the host of Hadarezer king of Zobah; 10 He sent Hadoram his son to king David, to enquire of his welfare, and to congratulate him, because he had fought against Hadarezer, and smitten him; (for Hadarezer had war with Tou;) and with him all manner of vessels of gold and silver and brass. The text tells that King David successfully defeated an enemy of Tou's, Hadarezer, the king of Zobah. To congratulate David (and remind him that he was friendly to David), he sent his son Hadoram as an ambassador and with him a (presumably) large tribute, made mostly up of vessels of gold and silver and brass. David added them to the Temple treasury, after rededicating them.

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