1 A Mesopotamian city eight miles east of Babylon. 2 The father of Saul (1Sam 9:1; 1Sam 9:3; 1Sam 10:11; 1Sam 10:21; 1Sam 14:51; 2Sam 21:14; 1Chr 8:30; 1Chr 8:33; 1Chr 12:1; 1Chr 26:28). 3 Levites (1Chr 23:21; 1Chr 23:22; 1Chr 24:29; 2Chr 29:12). 4 An ancestor of Mordecai (Esth 2:5).

1Sam 9:1

Saul Chosen to Be King
1There was a man of Benjamin whose name was Kish son of Abiel son of Zeror son of Becorath son of Aphiah, a Benjaminite, a man of wealth.

1Sam 9:3

3Now the donkeys of Kish, Saul's father, had strayed. So Kish said to his son Saul, “Take one of the boys with you; go and look for the donkeys.”

1Sam 10:11

11When all who knew him before saw how he prophesied with the prophets, the people said to one another, “What has come over the son of Kish? Is Saul also among ... View more

1Sam 10:21

21He brought the tribe of Benjamin near by its families, and the family of the Matrites was taken by lot. Finally he brought the family of the Matrites near man ... View more

1Sam 14:51

51Kish was the father of Saul, and Ner the father of Abner was the son of Abiel.

2Sam 21:14

14They buried the bones of Saul and of his son Jonathan in the land of Benjamin in Zela, in the tomb of his father Kish; they did all that the king commanded. A ... View more

1Chr 8:30

30His firstborn son: Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab,

1Chr 8:33

33Ner became the father of Kish, Kish of Saul, Saul of Jonathan, Malchishua, Abinadab, and Esh-baal;

1Chr 12:1

David's Followers in the Wilderness
1The following are those who came to David at Ziklag, while he could not move about freely because of Saul son of Kish; they ... View more

1Chr 26:28

28Also all that Samuel the seer, and Saul son of Kish, and Abner son of Ner, and Joab son of Zeruiah had dedicated—all dedicated gifts were in the care of Shelo ... View more

1Chr 23:21

21The sons of Merari: Mahli and Mushi. The sons of Mahli: Eleazar and Kish.

1Chr 23:22

22Eleazar died having no sons, but only daughters; their kindred, the sons of Kish, married them.

1Chr 24:29

29Of Kish, the sons of Kish: Jerahmeel.

2Chr 29:12

12Then the Levites arose, Mahath son of Amasai, and Joel son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites; and of the sons of Merari, Kish son of Abdi, and Azariah ... View more

Esth 2:5

5Now there was a Jew in the citadel of Susa whose name was Mordecai son of Jair son of Shimei son of Kish, a Benjaminite.

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