Ishi (Ish´i; Heb., “[God has] saved [me]”)

The name of members of the Judean (1Chr 4:20), Simeonite (1Chr 4:42), and Yerahmeelite (1Chr 2:31) branches of the Calebites as well as a leader of the Transjordanian Manassites (1Chr 5:24).

1Chr 4:20

20The sons of Shimon: Amnon, Rinnah, Ben-hanan, and Tilon. The sons of Ishi: Zoheth and Ben-zoheth.

1Chr 4:42

42And some of them, five hundred men of the Simeonites, went to Mount Seir, having as their leaders Pelatiah, Neariah, Rephaiah, and Uzziel, sons of Ishi;

1Chr 2:31

31The son of Appaim: Ishi. The son of Ishi: Sheshan. The son of Sheshan: Ahlai.

1Chr 5:24

24These were the heads of their clans: Epher, Ishi, Eliel, Azriel, Jeremiah, Hodaviah, and Jahdiel, mighty warriors, famous men, heads of their clans.

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