All the Men of the Bible - Friday, August 16, 2013

Kish, Cis [Kĭsh,Cĭs]—power or straw.

  1. A. Benjamite, a son of Abiel and father of Saul, Israel’s first king (1 Sam. 9:1, 3; 10:11, 21). Called Cis in Acts 13:21.
  2. Son of Abi-gibeon, a Benjamite (1 Chron. 8:30; 9:36).
  3. A Levite in David’s time, of the family of Merari and the house of Mahli (1 Chron. 23:21, 22; 24:29).
  4. A Levite and a Merarite who assisted in the cleansing of the Temple in Hezekiah’s time (2 Chron. 29:12).
  5. A Benjamite, ancestor of Mordecai, the cousin of Queen Esther (Esther 2:5).

Devotional content drawn from All the Men of the Bible by Herbert Lockyer. Used with permission.

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