Character Study on Sheshai

Character Study on Sheshai

Numbers 13: 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.)
Joshua 15: And Caleb drove thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.
Judges 1: 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.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Sheshai
(sshee' sshi) Probably a Hurrian name of uncertain meaning. A man or clan living near Hebron descended from the Anakim (Numbers 13:22 ) and driven out by Caleb (Joshua 15:14 ) and the tribe of Judah (Judges 1:10 ). See Anak, Anakim . They may have entered Palestine with the Sea Peoples to whom the Philistines are related.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Sheshai
SHESHAI . A clan resident in Hebron, driven thence by Caleb ( Numbers 13:22 , Joshua 15:14 , Judges 1:10 ).

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Sheshai
Whitish, one of the sons of Anak (Numbers 13:22 ). When the Israelites obtained possession of the country the sons of Anak were expelled and slain (Joshua 15:14 ; Judges 1:10 ).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Sheshai
One of the Anakim chiefs driven from Hebron by Caleb and slain by the Israelites. Numbers 13:22 ; Joshua 15:14 ; Judges 1:10 .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Sheshai
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).

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Sheshai
Six; mercy; flax

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Ahimam - He, Sheshai, and Talmai were the three giant Anakim brothers seen by Caleb and the spies in mount Hebron (Numbers 13:22-23)
Anak, Anakim - ” The ancestor named Anak had three children: Ahiman, Sheshai, Talmai (Numbers 13:22 )
Anak - Anak had three sons, Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, whose descendants were terrible for their fierceness and stature
Anak, Anakim - ’ In the genealogizing narrative of Joshua 15:13-14 there were three sons or clans of Anak; Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai
an'Akim - (Joshua 14:15 ) The race appears to have been divided into three tribes or families, bearing the names Sheshai, Ahiman and Talmai
Anakim - The three tribes bore the names of Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai
Hebron - At the time of the entry of the Israelites it was held by three chieftains of great stature, Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai ( Numbers 13:22 )