Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Chief man of the tribe of Dan sent to search the land. Numbers 13:12 .
2. Father of Machir of Lo-debar. 2 Samuel 9:4,5 ; 2 Samuel 17:27 .
3. Father of Bath-shua (or Bathsheba) David's wife. 1 Chronicles 3:5 . Called ELIAM in 2 Samuel 11:3 .
4. Levite, son of Obed-edom, a porter of the tabernacle. 1 Chronicles 26:5 .
Easton's Bible Dictionary
People of God.
One of the twelve spies sent by Moses to search the land of Canaan (Numbers 13:12 ). He was one of the ten who perished by the plague for their unfavourable report (Numbers 14:37 ).
The father of Machir of Lo-debar, in whose house Mephibosheth resided (2 Samuel 9:4,5 ; 17:27 ).
The father of Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah, and afterwards of David (1 Chronicles 3:5 ). He is called Eliam in 2 Samuel 11:3 .
One of the sons of Obed-edom the Levite (1 Chronicles 26:5 ).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
The people of God
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Numbers 13:12.
2. 2 Samuel 9:4-5; 2 Samuel 17:27.
3. Ammiel or Eliam, by transposition of letters; father of Bathsheba (See AHITHOPHEL) (1 Chronicles 3:5; 2 Samuel 11:8).
4. 1 Chronicles 26:5.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
AMMIEL (‘kinsman is God’). 1 . Son of Gemalli, and spy of the tribe of Dan ( Numbers 13:12 (P [Note: Priestly Narrative.] )). 2 . Father of Machir ( 2 Samuel 9:4 f., 2 Samuel 17:27 ). 3 . The sixth son of Obed-edom, who with his family constituted one of the courses of doorkeepers in the time of David; to them was allotted charge of the S. gate (of the Temple) and the storehouse ( 1 Chronicles 26:1-32 , esp. 1 Chronicles 26:5 ; 1 Chronicles 26:15 ). 4 . See Eliam, 1 .
Holman Bible Dictionary
(am' mih ehl) Personal name meaning, “people of God” or “God is of my people,” that is God is my relative. 1. The spy representing the tribe of Dan whom Moses sent to spy out the Promised Land. He was one of ten who brought bad report and led people to refuse to enter the land (Numbers 13:12 ). 2 . Father of Machir, in whose house Mephibosheth, son of Jonathan and grandson of Saul, lived after the death of his father and grandfather. The family lived in Lo-debar (2 Samuel 9:4 ). See 2 Samuel 17:27 . 3 . The father of Bathshua, David's wife (1 Chronicles 3:5 ). 2 Samuel 11:3 speaks of Bathsheba, daughter of Eliam. Many Bible students think these verses are talking about the same person, whose names have been slightly altered in the process of copying the manuscripts. 4. Gatekeeper of Temple whom David appointed ( 1 Chronicles 26:5 ).
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
There were several of this name in Israel. Ammiel, the son of Gemal, (Numbers 13:12) Ammiel, the father of Machir, (2 Samuel 9:4) and Ammiel, the son of Obededom, (1 Chronicles 26:5) And the name is, indeed, most desirable, meaning, the people of my God, from Arum and :
Ammiel - Ammiel, the son of Gemal, (Numbers 13:12) Ammiel, the father of Machir, (2 Samuel 9:4) and Ammiel, the son of Obededom, (1 Chronicles 26:5) And the name is, indeed, most desirable, meaning, the people of my God, from Arum and :...
Gemal'li - (camel-driver ), the father of Ammiel, the Danite spy
Eliam - He is called Ammiel in 1 Chronicles 3:5
Ammiel - Ammiel or Eliam, by transposition of letters; father of Bathsheba (See AHITHOPHEL) (1 Chronicles 3:5; 2 Samuel 11:8)
lo-de'Bar - It was the native place of Machir-ben-Ammiel
Eliam - ) Ammiel (by transposition) in 1 Chronicles 3:5, and Bathshua, non-Israelite names
Eliam - In 1 Chronicles 3:5 his name is Ammiel
Eliam - Father of Bathsheba, whose first husband was a Hittite, 1 Samuel 11:3 (= 1 Chronicles 3:5 , where Eliam is called Ammiel )
Machir - Son of Ammiel: he gave refuge to Mephibosheth and sent supplies to David when he fled from Absalom
Eliam - The two parts of his name are reversed in 1 Chronicles 3:5 , becoming Ammiel
Lodebar - Here at the house of Machir, son of Ammiel, Mephibosheth found a home after Saul's death (2 Samuel 9:4-5) Perhaps the Debir of Joshua 13:26, where Lidebir is the Hebrew (the "l" is part of the word, not as KJV "of")
Ammiel - Ammiel (‘kinsman is God’)
ma'Chir - (Numbers 32:39 ; 3:15) ...
The son of Ammiel, a powerful sheikh of one of the transjordanic tribes, who rendered essential service to the cause of Saul and of David successively
Bath-Sheba - Daughter of the oath, or of seven, called also Bath-shu'a (1 Chronicles 3:5 ), was the daughter of Eliam (2 Samuel 11:3 ) or Ammiel (1 Chronicles 3:5 ), and wife of Uriah the Hittite
Bathsheba - Daughter of Eliam, or Ammiel, and wife of Uriah the Hittite
Machir - Son of Ammiel of Lo-debar on the E
Machir - Son of Ammiel of Lodebar, a Gileadite chief; sheltered Mephibosheth, Jonathan's lame son; afterward, influenced probably by David's kindness to the same youth, supplied David with necessaries when fleeing from Absalom (2 Samuel 9:4; 2 Samuel 17:27-29)
Bath'-Sheba, - , also called Bath-shua in (1 Chronicles 3:5 ) the daughter of Eliam, (2 Samuel 11:3 ) or Ammiel, (1 Chronicles 3:5 ) the son of Ahithophel, (2 Samuel 23:34 ) and wife of Uriah the Hittite
Bathsheba - Eliam or Ammiel (1 Chronicles 3:5), one of David's officers, was her father
Machir - Son of Ammiel and member of the tribe of Manasseh
Ahithophel - Absalom calculated on his adhesion from the first (2 Samuel 15:12); the history does not directly say why, but incidentally it comes out: he was father of Eliam (or by transposition Ammiel, 1 Chronicles 3:5), the father of Bathsheba (2 Samuel 11:3; 2 Samuel 23:34; 2 Samuel 23:39)
Mephib'Osheth - (2 Samuel 4:4 ) After this he is found a home with Machir ben-Ammiel a powerful Gadite, who brought him up, and while here was married
Mephibosheth - And the king said unto him, Where is he? And Ziba said unto the king, Behold, he is in the house of Machir, the son of Ammiel, from Lo-debar. Then King David sent and fetched Mephibosheth out of the house of Machir, the son of Ammiel, from Lo-debar
Twelve - Ammiel: one of the people of GOD
Name, Names - ...
There is an important class of compounds in which relationship originally conceived as physical with the god of the nation or clan is asserted: Ammiel (‘kinsman is El’), Abijah (‘father is Jah’), Ahijah (‘brother is Jah’)