Who is…

also known as: Cis

Meaning: a bow

  1. Kish, a Levite of the family of Merari (1 Chr. 23:21; 24:29)

  2. Kish, a Benjamite of Jerusalem (1 Chr. 8:30; 9:36)

  3. Kish, a Levite in the time of Hezekiah (2 Chr. 29:12)

  4. Kish, the great-grandfather of Mordecai (Esther 2:5) who was a cousin Hadassah (Queen Esther)

  5. Kish, a Benjamite, the son of Abiel, and father of King Saul (1 Sam. 9:1, 3; 10:11, 21; 14:51; 2 Sam. 21:14)

    All that is recorded of him is that he sent his son Saul in search of his donkeys that had strayed, and that he was buried in Zelah. Called Cis in Acts 13:21 (Revised King James Version, “Kish”).