Bezalel (descendant of Pahath-moab)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bezalel, Son of Pahath-Moab
Bezalel, Descendant of Pahath-Moab (בְּצַלְאֵל‎, betsal'el). 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).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bezalel (Person)
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
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
Bezalel (descendant of Pahath-moab)
2. An Israelite of the time of Ezra who divorced his foreign wife (Ezr. 10:30).F. K. Farr
Bezalel bezʹə-lel [Heb. beṣal’ēl—‘in the shadow (protection) of’El (God)’; Gk. Beseleēl]; AV BEZALEEL.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bezaleel, Bezalel
BEZALEEL*, BEZALEL1. 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; 35:30–31; 36:1–2; 37:1; 38:22; 1 Chr 2:20; 2 Chr 1:5) In the kjv the name is Bezaleel.2. Pahath-moab’s son, who
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
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
Bezalel (Heb. bĕṣalʾēl)1. A Judahite, descendant of Caleb through Hur and Ephrath (1 Chr. 2:20). A skilled artisan (Exod. 35:30–36:3), he and Oholiab were chosen to construct the tabernacle and its furnishings (Exod. 31:1–11; 38:22; 2 Chr. 1:5) as well as the ark of the covenant (Exod. 37:1).2.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bezalel [bĕzˊə lĕl] (Heb. beṣal˒ēl “in the shadow or the protection of God”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bezal´e-el (in the shadow of God).1. The son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and one of the architects of the tabernacle. Ex. 31:1–6. His charge was chiefly in all works of metal, wood and stone. (b.c. 1490.)2. One of the sons of Pahath-moab who had taken a foreign wife. Ezra 10:30.
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
See also
Pahathmoab Father
Hasshub Brother
Mattaniah Brother
Manasseh Brother
Binnui Brother
Benaiah Brother
Maaseiah Brother
Adna Brother
Chelal Brother