Abishai


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Abishai

(əbĭsh`āī, ăb`ĭshī), in the Bible, nephew of David.

Abishai

saves David from death by Benob. [O.T.: II Samuel 21:17]
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Abishai! Abishai!" He waved his arm up and down with the gesture of a man at the pumps, and pointed forward.
"Jounce ye, an' strip ye, an' trip ye!" yelled Uncle Abishai. "A livin' gale - a livin' gale.
They're a mighty tough crowd - an' Abishai's the toughest.
They ran down to where Abishai's craft had vanished; found two or three trawl-tubs, a gin-bottle, and a stove-in dory, but nothing more.
"Abishai has shorely took his luck with him," said Salters.
When David had the opportunity to assassinate Saul who was asleep together with his soldiers, he refused to do so despite the prodding of Abishai, his right-hand man.
So, that night, David and Abishai went into the camp and found Saul sleeping in the center, his spear thrust into the ground at his head, while Abner and the rest of the soldiers were sleeping around him.
As early as 1985, Abishai studied driver behavior at unsignalized urban intersections [1].
So Joab and Abishai his brother slew Abner, because he had slain their brother Asahel at Gibeon in the battle.
Thus we read: When the children of Ammon saw that the Syrians had fled, they fled also before Abishai his brother and went [to] the city.
When Abishai, the brother of Joab, wanted to kill him, David prevented him and noted that Yahweh had instructed Shimei to curse him (2 Sam 16:5-13).
1757); Deposition of Samuel Oakes, Court of Quarter Sessions, May 1774, CCA; Indenture of Apprenticeship Between Abishai Ottey and James Baker, May 7, 1788, ms 28062, CCHS.