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Barachel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Barachel
Barachel (בַּרַכְאֵל‎, barakh'el). Described as a Buzite of the family of Ram and the father of Job’s friend Elihu (Job 32:2, 6).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Barachel (Person)
BARACHEL (PERSON) [Heb barakʾēl (בַּרַכְאֵל)]. The father of Elihu from the land of Buz (Job 32:2). Barachel is not otherwise attested, whereas Berechiah is attested as a Jewish personal name both epigraphically and in the MT (see BERECHIAH). The name does, however, occur in Safaitic (Harding 1971:102).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Barachel
Barachel. Elihu’s father, described as a Buzite (Jb 32:2, 6; cf. Gn 22:21; Jer 25:23). Elihu tried to counsel Job after the failed attempts by Job’s three older friends.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Barachel
Barachel barʹə-kel [Heb. bāraḵ’ēl—‘God blesses’]. A Buzite of the family of Ram, and father of Elihu, who was the last one to reason with Job (Job 32:2, 6). See Buz; Ram.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Barachel
BARACHEL* Elihu’s father, described as a Buzite (Jb 32:2, 6; cf. Gn 22:21; Jer 25:23). Elihu tried to counsel Job after the failed attempts by Job’s three older friends.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Barachel
BARACHEL. A descendant of Buz (Gen 22:21), Brachel was the father of Elihu, one of Job’s friends (Job 32:2, 6).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Barachel
Barachel (Heb. bāraḵʾēl)The father of Job’s friend Elihu, from Buz in eastern Arabia (Job 32:2, 6).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Barachel
Barachel [bărˊə kĕl] (Heb. bāraḵ˒el “God blesses”). A Buzite and father of Elihu, Job’s fourth friend (Job 32:2, 6; NIV “Barakel”).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Barachel
BAR´ACHEL (barʹa-kel; “God has blessed”). The father of Elihu the Buzite, one of four persons who visited Job in his affliction (Job 32:2, 6).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Barachel
Barachelwhom God has blessed, a Buzite, the father of Elihu, one of Job’s friends (Job 32:2, 6).
See also
Relatives
Elihu Son