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A village in the territory of Simeon (Josh 19:4). It is likely the same as both Bethel in the Negev and Bethuel.
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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
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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 (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
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Easton’s Bible Dictionary
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.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
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,