Elzabad

ELZABAD (ĕl-zā'băd, ĕl'za-băd)

A Gadite who joined David at Ziklag (1Chr.12.12).The son of Shemaiah and a Korahite Levite (1Chr.26.7).


ELZABAD ĕl zā’ băd (אֶלְזָבָ֖ד, God has given). 1. The ninth of eleven Gadite army officers who joined David while he was with the Philistines at Ziklag in exile from Saul (1 Chron 12:12).

2. A Korahite gatekeeper, son of Shemaiah, grandson of Obed-edom, whose offspring were well qualified for the service (1 Chron 26:7).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(’elzabhadh, "God has given"; Compare ZABDIEL and ZEBADIAH):

(1) The ninth of David’s Gadite heroes (1Ch 12:12).

(2) A Korahite doorkeeper (1Ch 26:7).