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Azel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Azel, Son of Eleasah
Azel, Son of Eleasah (אָצֵל‎, atsel). A descendant of Benjamin through Eleasah (1 Chr 8:37–38; 9:43–44).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Azel (Person)
AZEL (PERSON) [Heb ʾāṣel (אָצֶל)]. Var. AZALIA (?). A descendant of Saul through the line of Jonathan. His name occurs 6 times in the Heb Bible and twice in the Talmud (Pesaḥ. 62b). In the former, the name is part of a list of persons (1 Chr 8:35–36) which cannot be traced to any extant earlier source.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Azel (Person)
Azel (Person). Descendant of Benjamin, Saul, and Jonathan. Azel was the son of Eleasah and the father of six sons (1 Chr 8:37, 38; 9:43, 44).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Azel
Azel āʹzəl [Heb. ’āṣēl—‘noble’] A descendant of King Saul, through Jonathan (1 Ch. 8:37f; 9:43f).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Azel
AZEL Descendant of Benjamin, Saul, and Jonathan. Azel was the son of Eleasah and the father of six sons (1 Chr 8:37–38; 9:43–44).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Azel
Azel (ay´zuhl), a Benjaminite, a descendant of Saul’s son Jonathan (1 Chron. 8:37).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Azel
Azel (Heb. ʾāṣēl)A descendant of Saul and Jonathan, and father of six sons (1 Chr. 8:37–38; 9:43–44).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Azel
Azel [āˊzəl] (Heb. ˒āṣēl “noble”). A descendant of Saul and Jonathan, and father of six sons (1 Chr. 8:37–38; 9:43–44).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Azel
A´ZEL (aʹzel).1. The son of Eleasah, of the descendants of King Saul (1 Chron. 8:37–38; 9:43).2. A place, evidently in the neighborhood of Jerusalem and probably E of the Mount of Olives (Zech. 14:5). Its site has not been identified, but the LXX rendering “Iasol” suggests Wadi Yasūl, a tributary
See also
Relatives
Eleasah Father
Eshek Brother
Ishmael Son
Obadiah Son
Hanan Son
Azrikam Son
Sheariah Son
Bocheru Son
Raphah Grandfather
Eliphelet Nephew
Ulam Nephew
Jeush Nephew
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