Bezalel (descendant of Pahath-moab)
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A member of the family of Pahath-Moab in the postexilic Jewish community. Bezalel was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:30).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
BEZALEL (PERSON) [Heb bĕṣalʾēl (בְּצַלְאֵל)]. The name of two individuals in the Hebrew Bible. It has been suggested that the name Bezalel may mean “in the shadow (protection) of El (God),” consisting of the preposition b prefixed to the construct ṣl and ʾl (IPN 152).1. The craftsperson responsible
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bezalel, Bezaleel. 1. Uri’s son and the master craftsman from Judah’s tribe who was specially equipped by God to be in charge of the construction and furnishing of the tabernacle (Ex 31:2; 35:30; 36:1, 2; 37:1; 38:2; 1 Chr 2:20; 2 Chr 1:5, kjv Bezaleel).2. Pahath-moab’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Bezalel (bez´uh-lel; Heb., “in the shadow [under the protection] of God”).1 A Judahite, son of Uri and a grandson of Ephrath (1 Chron. 2:20), who was reported to possess divinely given “ability, intelligence, and knowledge in every kind of craft” (Exod. 31:2–3). Along with Oholiab of Dan, he was chosen
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
BEZALEEL1. The son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah. This gifted artist, endowed by the Spirit of God with knowledge and ability in all sorts of craftsmanship, was called by God to be the chief artisan in the construction of the tabernacle in the wilderness. With him was associated another
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
BEZALEL, BEZALEEL (Heb. beṣal’ēl, ‘in the shadow [protection] of God’). 1. A Judahite, of Hezron’s family in Caleb’s house, Uri’s son, Hur’s grandson; gifted by God as a skilled craftsman in wood, metal and precious stones, and placed in charge of the making of the tabernacle; he also taught other
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bezalel [bĕzˊə lĕl] (Heb. beṣal˒ēl “in the shadow or the protection of God”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
BEZ´ALEL (bezʹa-lel; “in the shadow [protection] of God”).1. The craftsman to whom was entrusted the design and construction of the Tabernacle and its furniture in the wilderness. For this work he was specially chosen and inspired by Jehovah. With him was associated Oholiab, though Bezalel appears to