to whom God is father. (1.) A Reubenite, son of Pallu (Num. 16:1, 12; 26:8, 9; Deut. 11:6). (2.) A son of Helon, and chief of the tribe of Zebulun at the time of the census in the wilderness (Num. 1:9; 2:7). (3.) The son of Jesse, and brother of David (1 Sam. 16:6). It was he who spoke contemptuously to David when he proposed to fight Goliath (1 Sam. 17:28). (4.) One of the Gadite heroes who joined David in his stronghold in the wilderness (1 Chr. 12:9).
I remember he was wont to drink coffee, which he and his brother eliab did, before coffee-houses were in fashion in London.
This was the judgment of eliab, in reference to the actings of David.
eliab (shaking off hand): He is a babe, fit only to tend sheep.
Why had not eliab acted himself for the defence of his brethren?
Thou speakest well, eliab answered him, and for thee to speak well twice in the same day is well-nigh a miracle.
So the time has come for us to lose thee, mate, eliab answered.
Harvey died at Roehampton in the house of his brother eliab on the 3rd of June, 1657.
Well, prate not to me, daughter of eliab; for I need it not.
Thus I give the remainder of my lands unto my loving brother eliab and his heirs.
In the tribe of Zabulon the prince was eliab the son of Helon.