Hagarene: Or Hagarite.
1. One of David's mighty men
(1 Chronicles 11:38) the son of a foreigner.
2. Used of Jaziz
(1 Chronicles 27:31) who was over David's flocks. "A
Hagarite had charge of David's flocks, and an Ishmaelite of his
herds, because the animals were pastured in districts where
these nomadic people were accustomed to feed their cattle."
3. In the reign of Saul a great war was waged between the
trans-Jordanic tribes and the Hagarites
(1 Chronicles 5:1)ff who were
overcome in battle. A great booty was captured by the two tribes
and a half, and they took possession of the land of the
Hagarites. Subsequently the "Hagarenes," still residing in the
land on the east of Jordan, entered into a conspiracy against
(Psalms 83:6) They are distinguished from the