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אִישׁ־בֹּשֶׁת

Reinier de Blois

(1) noun name
(a) Names of People | ‏ אֶשְׁבַּעַל, יִשְׁוִי
= man, also known as Eshbaal and Ishvi; son of king Saul; tribe of Benjamin; succeeded his father as king of the northern tribes until he was assassinated and David took his place; his real name was probably Ishbaal ("man of Baal"; see 1 Chron. 8:33) but was changed by the author or a redacteur of 2 Samuel to Ish-Bosheth ("man of shame") in order to avoid references to Baal  - Ish-Bosheth  (2SA.2:8,10,12 ...)