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Bethuel (Place)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bethuel
Bethuel, Village (בְּתוּאֵל‎, bethu'el). A village near Ziklag where the sons of Simeon lived prior to the reign of David (1 Chr 4:30). It is likely the same as both Bethel in the Negev and Bethul.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bethuel (Place)
BETHUEL (PLACE) [Heb bĕtûʾēl (בְּתוּאֵל)]. Var. BETHUL; BETHEL. A town in which the sons of Simeon dwelt prior to the reign of David (1 Chr 4:30). It is mentioned in a list along with Hormah and Ziklag. In the Josh 19 list of Simeonite towns, the name is spelled Bethul (v 4; Heb bĕtûl), and in an
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bethuel, Bethul (Place)
Bethuel, Bethul (Place). One of the cities allotted to Simeon’s tribe within Judah’s inheritance (1 Chr 4:30). Bethuel is alternately called Bethul in Joshua 19:4, and is perhaps identifiable with Chesil, a city assigned to Judah’s tribe (Jos 15:30), and with Bethel in the Negeb to which David sent spoils
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bethuel
Bethuel [Heb. beṯû’ēl; cf. Can personal name Batti-ilu (Am. Tab. 161:20)].A town of Simeon near Hormah and Ziklag (1 Ch. 4:30). It is called Bethul in Josh. 19:4, but in what appears to be a parallel list the name Chesil occurs (Josh. 15:30). The name Bethel in 1 S. 30:27 is possibly a corruption
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bethuel, Bethul (Place)
BETHUEL, BETHUL (Place) One of the cities allotted to Simeon’s tribe within Judah’s inheritance (1 Chr 4:30). Bethuel is alternately called Bethul in Joshua 19:4, and is perhaps identifiable with Chesil (Kesil), a city assigned to Judah’s tribe (Jos 15:30), and with Bethel in the Negev to which David
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Bethuel
Bethuel (bi-thyoo´uhl; Heb., “house of God”).1 The son of Nahor, nephew of Abraham, and father of Laban and Rebekah (Gen. 22:22–23; 24:15, 24, 47, 50). In Gen. 25:20 he is identified as an Aramean of Paddan-aram.2 A town in Simeonite territory west of the Dead Sea (1 Chron. 4:30; called Bethel in Josh.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bethuel (Place)
Bethuel (Heb. bĕṯŝʾēl) (PLACE) (also BETHUL)A town where Simeon’s descendants lived (1 Chr. 4:30). At Josh. 19:4 the name is spelled Bethul. In a comparable list of southern Judean towns, Chesil appears in its place (Josh. 15:30). Its location near Hormah and Ziklag suggests it may be the same as
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bethuel
BETHU´EL (beth-ūʹel; perhaps “abode of God”).1. A southern city of Judah, sometimes called Bethul or Bethel (1 Chron. 4:30; Josh. 19:4; 12:16; 1 Sam. 30:27). Named with Eltolad, Hormah, and Ziklag.2. The son of Nahor by Milcah; the nephew of Abraham and father of Rebekah (Gen. 22:22–23; 24:15, 24,
Bethul
BE´THUL (bethʹul; contraction for Bethuel, which see). A town in the S of Simeon, named with Eltolad and Hormah (Josh. 19:4). Location uncertain.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Bethuel
Bethuelman 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.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bethuel
BETHUEL [beh THUE el] (house of God) — the name of a person and a place in the Old Testament:1. A son of Nahor and Milcah. Bethuel also was Abraham’s nephew and the father of Laban and Rebekah (Gen. 22:22–23).2. A city in the territory of Simeon near Hormah and Ziklag (1 Chr. 4:30; Josh. 19:4, Bethul,
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