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Azriel (chief)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Azriel the Chief
Azriel the Chief (עַזְרִיאֵל‎, azri'el). A chief of the tribe of Manasseh, known as a mighty warrior (1 Chr 5:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Azriel (Person)
AZRIEL (PERSON) [Heb ʿazrı̂ʾēl (עַזְרִיאֵל)]. A name, the precise meaning of which is uncertain (TPNAH, 133). It is borne by 3 persons mentioned in the Bible.1. In the historical review of the tribes of Israel, the Chronicler mentions Azriel as one of the 7 eponymous leaders of the half-tribe of E
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Azri-el
Azri-el. 1. Family chief in the half tribe of Manasseh that settled east of the Jordan River. Azri-el was taken captive along with others by the king of Assyria (1 Chr 5:23–26).2. Jeremoth’s father. Jeremoth was an official over Naphtali’s tribe under King David (1 Chr 27:19).3. Seraiah’s father in
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Azriel (chief)
1. One of the leading men of the half-tribe of Manasseh, E of the Jordan, who with others of his tribe was carried captive by the king of Assyria (1 Ch. 5:24ff).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Azriel
AZRIEL1. Family chief in the half-tribe of Manasseh that settled east of the Jordan River. Azriel was taken captive along with others by the king of Assyria (1 Chr 5:23–26).2. Jeremoth’s father. Jeremoth was an official over Naphtali’s tribe under King David (1 Chr 27:19).3. Seraiah’s father in the
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Azriel
Azriel (az´ree-uhl; Heb., “El [God] is my help”).1 The head of a family in the tribe of Manasseh (1 Chron. 5:24).2 The father of Jeremoth, a military commander of the tribe of Naphtali (1 Chron. 27:19).3 The father of Seraiah, a courtier of King Jehoiakim (Jer. 36:26).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Azriel
AZRIEL1. One of the heads of the half tribe of Manasseh E of the Jordan (1 Chr 5:24).2. The father of Jerimoth who was a chief of Naphtali (1 Chr 27:19).3. The father of Seraiah who was commanded by King Jehoiakim to arrest Baruch and Jeremiah (Jer 36:26).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Azriel
Azriel (Heb. ʿazrɩ̂ʾēl)1. The head of a family from the tribe of Manasseh living in Transjordan (1 Chr. 5:24).2. The father of Jerimoth, a chief in the tribe of Naphtali during the days of David (1 Chr. 27:19).3. The father of Seraiah, the courtier of King Jehoiakim, during the prophetic ministry
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Azriel
Az´riel (whom God helps).1. The head of a house of the half-tribe of Manasseh beyond Jordan, a man of renown. 1 Chron. 5:24. (b.c. 741.)2. A Naphtalite, ancestor of Jerimoth, the head of the tribe at the time of David’s census. 1 Chron. 27:19. (b.c. 1015.)3. The father of Seraiah, an officer of Jehoiakim.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Azriel
AZ´RIEL (azʹri-el; “help of God”).1. A mighty man of valor, and one of the heads of the half tribe of Manasseh beyond the Jordan who were taken into captivity by the king of Assyria as a punishment for their national idolatry (1 Chron. 5:24), about 740 b.c.2. The father of Jeremoth, who was ruler of
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Azriel
AzrielAzriel (azʹree-el; Heb., ‘El [God] is my help’). 1 The head of a family in the tribe of Manasseh (1 Chron. 5:24). 2 The father of Jeremoth, a military commander of the tribe of Naphtali (1 Chron. 27:19). 3 The father of Seraiah, a courtier of King Jehoiakim (Jer. 36:26).
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