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Asriel (leader of Manassites)
A clan leader of the tribe of Manasseh.
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Asriel (Person)
ASRIEL (PERSON) [Heb ʾaśrı̂ʾēl (אַשְׂרִיאֵל)]. ASRIELITE. The 3d son of Gilead and great-grandson of Manasseh listed in the 2d census taken by Moses in the wilderness (Num 26:31). The Asrielites, along with the other clans of Gilead, received land allotments in Cisjordan (Josh 17:2). The identity of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ashriel
Ashriel. kjv form of Asriel, Manasseh’s son, in 1 Chronicles 7:14.See Asriel, Asrielite.
Asriel
Asriel, Asrielite. Manasseh’s son (1 Chr 7:14, kjv Ashriel). His descendants, the Asrielites, were included in Moses’ census in the wilderness (Nm 26:31) and were later given a portion of the land allotted to Manasseh’s tribe (Jos 17:2).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Asriel
Asriel asʹrē-əl [Heb. ’aśrî’ēl]; AV also ASHRIEL (1 Ch. 7:14; NEB omits). A man of the tribe of Manasseh (Nu. 26:31; Josh. 17:2). According to 1 Ch. 7:14 he was born to Manasseh by an Aramean concubine.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Asriel
ASRIEL, ASRIELITE Manasseh’s son (1 Chr 7:14). His descendants, the Asrielites, were included in Moses’ census in the wilderness (Nm 26:31) and were later given a portion of the land allotted to Manasseh’s tribe (Jos 17:2).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ashriel
ASHRIEL. Found only in 1 Chr 7:14. The name is more properly spelled Asriel (q.v.).
Asriel
ASRIEL. ASRIELITE. A Gileadite family descended from Manasseh through Machir (Josh 17:2; Num 26:31). The spelling of the name as Ashriel in 1 Chr 7:14 is probably a scribal error.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Asriel
Asriel (Heb. ʾakrɩ̂ʾēl)A descendant of Manasseh (Num. 26:31; Josh. 17:2). According to 1 Chr. 7:14 his mother was an Aramean concubine.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Asriel
As´riel, the son of Gilead and greatgrandson of Manasseh. Num. 26:31; Josh. 17:2. He was the founder of the family of the Asrielites. (b.c. 1444.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Asriel
AS´RIEL (as-ri-elʹ). The head of a family that belonged to the half tribe of Manasseh (Num. 26:31; Josh. 17:2; 1 Chron. 7:14).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Asriel
ASRIEL [AS rih ell] — a man of the tribe of Manasseh, of the house of Gilead, who was listed in the second census (Josh. 17:2; Ashriel, 1 Chr. 7:14, KJV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ASRIEL
ASRIEL<as’-ri-el> ( אַשְׂרִיאֵל‎ [’asri’-el], “Vow of God”?): A man of Manasseh (Numbers 26:31; Joshua 17:2). The form Asrielites, i.e. family of Asriel, occurs in Numbers 26:31. According to 1 Chronicles 7:14, Asriel was born to Manasseh by an Aramitess concubine. the King James Version has
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Ashriel
Ashriel [Ash-re-el](Hebrew origin: Right of God)(1 Chronicles 7:14). 17th century b.c. Ashriel and Machir were the two sons of Manasseh and his Aramean concubine. Ashriel was the ancestor of the clan of the Asrielites. Alternative name is Asriel (Numbers 26:31).
Asriel
Asriel [As-ree-el](Hebrew origin: Right of God)(Numbers 26:31). 17th century b.c. Asriel and Machir were the two sons of Manasseh and his Aramean concubine. Asriel was the ancestor of the clan of the Asrielites. Alternative name is Ashriel in First Chronicles (1 Chronicles 7:14).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Asriel
ASRIEL (Ăsʹ rĭ·ĕl), ASRIELITES Personal name meaning “God has made happy.” A son of Gilead and clan in the tribe of Manasseh (Num. 26:31). They received a land allotment (Josh. 17:2). In 1 Chron. 7:14 KJV spells it Ashriel.