Guni

GUNI (gū'nī)

A family clan of the tribe of Naphtali (Gen.46.24; Num.26.48; 1Chr.7.13).The head of a Gadite family (1Chr.5.15).


GUNI gu’ nī, GUNITES -nīts (גוּנִ֖י, הַגּוּנִֽי; LXX Γωυνι, and various other spellings). 1. The second son of Naphtali and grandson of Jacob (Gen 46:24; 1 Chron 7:13). His descendants are called Gunites (Num 26:48). 2. A member of the tribe of Gad who settled in Gilead. He was grandfather of a certain Ahi who seems to have been a leader in the tribe (1 Chron 5:15).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

gu’-ni, gu’-nits (guni):

(1) The name of a Naphtalite clan (Ge 46:24; Nu 26:48; 1Ch 7:13). In Nu 26:48 the gentilic "Gunites" is also found, having in Hebrew the same form, with the article.

(2) The head of a Gadite family (1Ch 5:15).