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Father of Rebekah and Laban, and son of Nahor by Milcah (Gen 22:20–23; 24:15). Bethuel appears in the story of Rebekah’s betrothal to Isaac, but he speaks along with Laban (not as the authoritative patriarch; 24:50).
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BETHUEL1. The youngest child of Nahor, Abraham’s brother, and Milcah (Gen 22:20, 22). He became father-in-law to Isaac (Gen 22:23; 24:50). This close relationship stemmed from Abraham’s desire that his only son by Sarah should not marry a Canaanite but an Aramaean (Gen 25:20) from “home” (Gen 24:3–4).
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Bethuel—man of God, or virgin of God, or house of God. (1.) The son of Nahor by Milcah; nephew of Abraham, and father of Rebekah (Gen. 22:22, 23; 24:15, 24, 47). He appears in person only once (24:50).(2.) A southern city of Judah (1 Chr. 4:30); called also Bethul (Josh. 19:4) and Bethel (12:16; 1 Sam.