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Strong's #3458 - יִשְׁמָעֵאל

Transliteration
Yishmâʻêʼl
Phonetics
yish-maw-ale'
Origin
from (H8085) and (H410)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
None
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

Ishmael = “God will hear”

1) son of Abraham and Sarah’s handmaid Hagar and the progenitor of the Arabian peoples

2) son of Nethaniah and the murderer of Gedaliah

3) a Benjamite, one of the sons of Azel a descendant of Saul through Meribbaal or Mephibosheth

4) a Judaite, father of Zebadiah

5) a Judaite, son of Johanan and one of the captains who aided Jehoiada in restoring Joash to the throne

6) a priest of the family of Pashur with a foreign wife whom he was forced to put away by Ezra

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (48)
Genesis 17
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 5
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Jeremiah 21
NAS (48)
Genesis 17
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 5
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Jeremiah 21
HCS (48)
Genesis 17
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 5
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Jeremiah 21
BSB (56)
Genesis 25
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 5
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Jeremiah 21
ESV (48)
Genesis 17
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 5
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Jeremiah 21
WEB (48)
Genesis 17
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 5
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Jeremiah 21
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יִשְׁמָעֵאל48 proper name, masculine El heareth; Sabean יסמעאל Hal187; on from compare Lag BN 131); —

1 son of Abraham and Hagar Genesis 16:11 (name explanation ׳רגו׳שָׁמַע י), Genesis 16:15. 16 11t. Genesis 17..25, Genesis 28:9 (twice in verse); Genesis 36:3; 1 Chronicles 1:28,29,31; Ισμαηλ

2 usually Ισμαηλ: murderer of Gedaliah Jeremiah 41:8; Jeremiah 40:14,15,16 17t. Jeremiah 41; 2 Kings 25:23,25 (ᵐ5 L Ισραηλ !).

3 in Benjamin 1 Chronicles 8:38; 1 Chronicles 9:44.

4 in Judah:

a. 2 Chronicles 19:11.

b. 2 Chronicles 23:1.

5 Jew with foreign wife Ezra 10:22, Σαμαηλ, A ᵐ5 L Ισμαηλ.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יִשְׁמָעֵאל (“whom God hears”), Ishmael, pr.n. borne by

(1) the son of Abraham, by Hagar his concubine, the ancestor of many Arabian tribes, -Gen. 25:1218. Hence patron. יִשְׁמְעֵאלִי 1 Chronicles 2:17, 27:30 pl. ־ִים Arabs descended from Ishmael, trading with Egypt (Genesis 37:25, 27 Genesis 37:27, 39:1 ), wandering as nomades from the east of the Hebrews, and from Egypt as far as the Persian gulf and Assyria (i.e. Babylonia), Genesis 25:18, which same limits are elsewhere (1 Samuel 25:7) assigned to the Amalekites, Judges 8:24 (compare verse 22 Judges 8:22); Psalms 83:7.

(2) the killer of Gedaliah, Jerem. 40 and 41.

(3) several others, 1 Chronicles 8:38; 2 Chronicles 23:1; Ezra 10:22.


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List of Word Forms
וְיִשְׁמָעֵ֖אל וְיִשְׁמָעֵ֣אל וְיִשְׁמָעֵֽאל׃ וְיִשְׁמָעֵאל֙ וּֽלְיִשְׁמָעֵאל֮ וּלְיִשְׁמָעֵ֣אל וישמעאל וישמעאל׃ ולישמעאל יִ֠שְׁמָעֵאל יִשְׁמָעֵ֑אל יִשְׁמָעֵ֔אל יִשְׁמָעֵ֖אל יִשְׁמָעֵ֜אל יִשְׁמָעֵ֣אל יִשְׁמָעֵ֤אל יִשְׁמָעֵ֥אל יִשְׁמָעֵ֨אל יִשְׁמָעֵֽאל׃ יִשְׁמָעֵאל֙ ישמעאל ישמעאל׃ ū·lə·yiš·mā·‘êl uleyishmaeL ūləyišmā‘êl veyishmaEl wə·yiš·mā·‘êl wəyišmā‘êl yiš·mā·‘êl yishmaEl yišmā‘êl
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