Qish: father of Saul, also the name of several other IsrOriginal Word: קִישׁTransliteration:
(keesh)Part of Speech:
Proper Name MasculineShort Definition:
father of Saul, also the name of several other IsrMeaning:
Kish -- father of Saul, also the name of several other Israelites
From qowsh; a bow; Kish, the name of five Israelites -- Kish.
see HEBREW qowsh
קִישׁ proper name, masculine (probably *קַיְשְׁ Arabic Aramaic קישׁא NöZMG xi (1896), 167 originally proper name, of deity as Arabic which now only in proper name, of person WeHeid. 2. 67); — K(ε)ις:
1 father of Saul 1 Samuel 9:1, 3(twice in verse); 10:11, 21; 14:51; 2 Samuel 21:14; 1 Chronicles 8:30, 33 (where read אַבְנֵר Be Kau Kit), 8:33 = 9:36, 39 (read as above), 9:39; 12:1; 26:28.
2 Levites :
a. 1 Chronicles 23:21-22, 24:29 (twice in verse).
b.2 Chronicles 29:12.
3 ancestor of Mordecai Esther 2:5 (Κεισαίου).