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Ben-Hail
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ben-Hail
Ben-Hail (בֶּן־חַיִל‎, ben-chayil). A member of a group of five princes or officials commissioned by King Jehoshaphat to teach in the cities of Judah from the Book of the Law (2 Chr 17:7–9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ben-Hail (Person)
BEN-HAIL (PERSON) [Heb ben-ḥayil (בֶּן־חַיִל)]. (Literally “son of strength.”) An officer under Jehoshophat who was sent with a team of four other secular leaders, eight Levites, and two priests to teach in the towns of Israel (2 Chr 17:7). The context implies that their mission was to instruct the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ben-hail
Ben-hail. One of five officials sent out by King Jehoshaphat of the southern kingdom of Judah to teach the people the Law of the Lord (2 Chr 17:7).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ben-Hail
Ben-Hail ben-hāʹil [Heb. ben-ḥayil—‘son of strength’]. One of the princes who was sent by Jehoshapat “to teach in the cities of Judah” (2 Ch. 17:7).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ben-Hail
BEN-HAIL One of five officials sent out by King Jehoshaphat of the southern kingdom of Judah to teach the people the law of the Lord (2 Chr 17:7).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ben-Hail
BEN-HAIL. One of the princes of Judah who was sent by Jehoshaphat to teach in the cities of Judah (2 Chr 17:7).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ben-Hail
Ben-Hail (Heb. ben-ḥayil)A prince of the tribe of Judah, whom King Jehoshaphat sent (with others) through the cities of the southern kingdom in order to instruct the people in the Law (2 Chr. 17:7).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ben-Hail
Ben-Hail [bĕn hālˊ] (Heb. ben-ḥayil “son of strength”). A prince of the tribe of Judah, whom King Jehoshaphat sent (with others) through the cities of the southern kingdom in order to instruct the people in the law (2 Chr. 17:7).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ben-hail
Ben-ha´il (son of the host, strong), one of the princes whom King Jehoshaphat sent to teach in the cities of Judah. 2 Chron. 17:7.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ben-Hail
BEN-HA´IL (ben-haʹil; “son of strength,” that is, “warrior”). One of the “officials” of the people sent by Jehoshaphat to teach the inhabitants of Judah (2 Chron. 17:7), 875 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ben-Hail
BEN-HAIL [ben HAY ill] (son of strength) — a prince and teacher during the reign of King Jehoshaphat of Judah (2 Chr. 17:7; Ben-hayil, REB).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BEN-HAIL
BEN-HAIL<ben-ha’-il> (בֶּן־חַיִל‎ [ben-chayil], “son of strength”; compare HPN, 65, 231): One of the princes who was sent by Jehoshaphat “to teach in the cities of Judah” (2 Chronicles 17:7).
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