Easton's Bible Dictionary
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names
Smith's Bible Dictionary
(descendant of Israel). In ( 2 Samuel 17:25 ) Ithra,
the father of Amasa, is called "an Israelite," while in ( 1 Chronicles 2:17 )
he appears as "Jether the Ishmaelite." The latter is undoubtedly the true reading.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Belonging to the tribes of ISRAEL (which see). Occurs 4 times in the New Testament:
of Nathanael (John 1:47); used by Paul (Romans 9:4; 11:1; 2 Corinthians 11:22).
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