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Buz
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Buz
Buz (בּוּז‎, buz). A country likely located in east Arabia (Jer 25:23). Elihu, the final speaker among Job’s friends, is called a Buzite (Job 32:2, 6).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Buz (Place)
BUZ (PLACE) [Heb bûz (בּוּז)]. A country in E Arabia (Jer 25:23; Job 32:2, 6). In 605/604 b.c. (Jer 25:1), the prophet Jeremiah named four polities from the Arabian Peninsula (25:23): the city-states of Dedan and Taima in NW Arabia; “those with cropped hair” (i.e., the Qedarites according to Jer 49:28–33;
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Buzite
Buz, Buzite (Place). Place of uncertain location mentioned along with two Arabian villages or oases, Dedan and Tema (Jer 25:23). Elihu, one of Job’s protagonists, is described as being the son of Barachel the Buzite (Jb 32:2, 6).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Buz
Buz buz [Heb. bûz]; BUZITE buzʹīt [bûzî]. A location mentioned in Jer. 25:23 from which Elihu’s father, “the Buzite,” came (Job 32:2, 6).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Buz (Place)
BUZ (Place) Place of uncertain location mentioned along with two Arabian villages or oases, Dedan and Tema (Jer 25:23).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Buz
BUZ1. The name of a region (Jer 25:23) probably somewhere in N Arabia, possibly the Bazu of Assyrian inscriptions. See Buzite.2. The second son of Nahor and Milcah, and nephew of Abraham (Gen 22:21).3. A descendant of the tribe of Gad (1 Chr 5:14).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Buz
Buzcontempt. (1.) The second son of Nahor and Milcah, and brother of Huz (Gen. 22:21). Elihu was one of his descendants (Job 32:2).(2.) One of the chiefs of the tribe of Gad (1 Chr. 5:14).(3.) A district in Arabia Petrea (Jer. 25:23).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Buz
BUZ [buhz] — the name of two men and one place in the Old Testament:1. The second son of Milcah and Nahor (Gen. 22:21).2. A son of Abihail in the genealogy of the tribe of Gad (1 Chr. 5:14).3. A place mentioned in Jeremiah 25:23 from which Elihu’s father, “the Buzite,” came (Job 32:2, 6). Buz probably
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Buz
BUZ (Bŭz) Place and personal name meaning “scorn.” 1. Son of Nahor, brother of Abraham (Gen. 22:21). 2. A member of tribe of Gad (1 Chron. 5:14). 3. A land in eastern Arabia (Jer. 25:23) which Jeremiah condemned.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Buz
Buz buhz (בּוּזH998, perhaps “contempt”; gentilic בּוּזִיH1000). (1) Son of Nahor (Abraham’s brother) by Milcah (Gen. 22:21).(2) A descendant of Gad and ancestor of Abihail (1 Chr. 5:14).(3) A tribe or city-state in Arabia, listed with Dedan and Tema as objects of God’s judgment (Jer. 25:23). It
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
BUZ
BUZ buhz [בּוּזbuz]. 1. Son of MILCAH and NAHOR, Abraham’s brother (Gen 22:21).2. A family listed among the clans of Gad during the divided kingdoms (1 Chr 5:14). Job’s friend, ELIHU, was a BUZITE (Job 32:2).3. A nation-state upon whom Jeremiah prophesied God’s wrath (Jer 25:23).