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Ashbel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ashbel, Son of Benjamin
Ashbel, Son of Benjamin (אַשְׁבֵּל‎, ashbel). The second son of Benjamin according to 1 Chronicles (1 Chr 8:1); listed third elsewhere (Gen 46:21; Num 26:38).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ashbel (Person)
ASHBEL (PERSON) [Heb ʾašbēl (אַשְׁבֵּל)]. ASHBELITES. One of the sons of Benjamin and head of the Ashbelites, according to 3 genealogies of Benjamin (Gen 46:21; Num 26:38; 1 Chr 8:1). A 4th Benjaminite genealogy replaces Ashbel with “Jediael” (1 Chr 7:6), a substitution made perhaps to remove the heathen
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ashbel
Ashbel, Ashbelite. Benjamin’s son who emigrated to Egypt with his grandfather Jacob (Gn 46:21; 1 Chr 8:1). The Ashbelites, his descendants, were included in Moses’ census in the wilderness (Nm 26:38). Ashbel is elsewhere called Jediael (1 Chr 7:6).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ashbel
Ashbel ashʹbel [Heb. ’ašbēl]. The second son of Benjamin (Gen. 46:21; Nu. 26:38; 1 Ch. 8:1). In 1 Ch. 7:6 “Jediael” (“known to God”) is substituted for the heathen-sounding “Ashbel” (Ishbaal, “man of Baal”). The Chronicler, in this case, conforms literally to the principle laid down in Hos. 2:17;
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ashbel
ASHBEL, ASHBELITE Benjamin’s son who emigrated to Egypt with his grandfather Jacob (Gn 46:21; 1 Chr 8:1). The Ashbelites, his descendants, were included in Moses’ census in the wilderness (Nm 26:38). Ashbel is elsewhere called Jediael (1 Chr 7:6).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ashbel
Ashbel (ash´bel), the (second?) son of Benjamin (Gen. 46:21; 1 Chron. 8:1).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ashbel
ASHBEL, ASHBELITES. One of the sons of Benjamin (Gen 46:21) and ancestor of the Ashbelites (Num 26:38; 1 Chr 8:1). Apparently Ashbel was also called Jediael (1 Chr 7:6).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ashbel
Ashbel (Heb. ʾašbēl) (also JEDIAEL)Either the second (1 Chr. 8:1) or the third (Gen. 46:21) son of Benjamin. At 1 Chr. 7:6 the name is rendered Jediael (Heb. “known to God”), perhaps to avoid alleged pagan connotations in the name Ashbel (cf. Ishbaal, “man of Baal”).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ashbel
Ashbel [ăshˊbĕl] (Heb. ˒ašbēl). Either the second (1 Chr. 8:1) or the third (Gen. 46:21) son of Benjamin At 1 Chr. 7:6 the name is rendered Jediael (Heb. yeḏî˓a˒ēl “known to God”), perhaps to avoid alleged pagan connotations in the name Ashbel (cf. Ishbaal “man of Baal”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ashbel
Ash´bel (reproof of God), second son of Benjamin and ancestor of the Ashbelites. Gen. 46:21; Num. 26:38; 1 Chron. 8:1.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ashbel
ASH´BEL (ashʹbel). The second son of Benjamin (Gen. 46:21; 1 Chron. 8:1). His descendants were called Ashbelites (Num. 26:38).
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