Character Study on Eshbaal

Character Study on Eshbaal

1 Chronicles 8: And Ner begat Kish, and Kish begat Saul, and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Eshbaal.
1 Chronicles 9: And Ner begat Kish; and Kish begat Saul; and Saul begat Jonathan, and Malchishua, and Abinadab, and Eshbaal.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Eshbaal
Man of Baal, the fourth son of king Saul (1 Chronicles 8:33 ; 9:39 ). He is also called Ish-bosheth (q.v.), 2 Samuel 2:8 .

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Eshbaal
ESHBAAL . See Ishbosheth.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Eshbaal
Fourth son of Saul. 1 Chronicles 8:33 ; 1 Chronicles 9:39 . Apparently the same as ISH-BOSHETH,q.v. The one name signifies 'man of Baal,' and the other 'man of shame.'

Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary - Eshbaal
or ISHBOSHETH, the fourth son of Saul. The Hebrews, to avoid pronouncing the word baal, "lord," used bosheth, "confusion." Instead of Mephi-baal, they said Mephi-bosheth; and, instead of Esh-baal, they said Ish-bosheth, 2 Samuel 2:8 .

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Eshbaal
1 Chronicles 8:33 , the fourth son of Saul, generally called Ishbosheth. The word BAAL , the name of an idol, was not pronounced by scrupulous Jews; they substituted BOSHETH, confusion. For Meribbaal, they said Mephibosheth, etc. See ISHBOSHETH .

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Jashobeam - Eshbaal (‘man of Baal’)
Ishbosheth - See Eshbaal
Jerubbaal - Besheth, "shame," is substituted for the idol in Jerubbesheth (to comply literally with Exodus 23:13; 2 Samuel 11:21), as in Ishbosheth for Eshbaal (2 Samuel 2:8 ff; 1 Chronicles 8:33; 1 Chronicles 9:39)
Ish-Bosheth - His name was originally Eshbaal (1 Chronicles 8:33 ; 9:39 )
Baal (1) - Thus Saul, a zealous worshipper of Jahweh, names (1 Chronicles 8:33 ) one of his sons Eshbaal , and one of David’s heroes is called ( 1 Chronicles 12:5 ) Bealiah (‘J″ [Note: Jahweh
Canaan, History And Religion of - Saul assuredly did not struggle to eliminate Baalism, and he even named a son Eshbaal (“man of Baal,” 1 Chronicles 8:33 )