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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).
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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;
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Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
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
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Buz buhz (בּוּז H998, perhaps “contempt”; gentilic בּוּזִי H1000). (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