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Buz (descendant of Gad)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Buz, Descendant of Abihail
Buz, Descendant of Abihail (בּוּז‎, buz). A descendant of Gad through Abihail (1 Chr 5:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Buz (Person)
BUZ (PERSON) [Heb bûz (בּוּז‎)]. 1. The second son of Nahor (Gen 22:21). See BUZ (PLACE).2. A “son,” i.e., descendant, of Abihail in Israelite Transjordan (1 Chr 5:14). The persons (or rather families?) in 1 Chr 5:12–15 may actually have been “registered” in the reign of Jeroboam II (787–747 b.c.),
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Buz (Person)
Buz (Person) 1. Abraham’s nephew, and one of Nahor’s eight sons (Gn 22:21).2. Member of Gad’s tribe (1 Chr 5:14).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Buz (Person)
BUZ (Person)1. Abraham’s nephew, and one of Nahor’s eight sons (Gn 22:21).2. Member of Gad’s tribe (1 Chr 5:14).
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).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Buz
Buz (Heb. bûz)1. A son of Nahor and Milcah (Gen. 22:21). His descendants formed an Arabian tribe (Jer. 25:23), the Buzites (cf. Job 32:2, 6).2. The father of Jahdo, of the tribe of Gad (1 Chr. 5:14).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Buz
Buz (contempt).1. The second son of Milcah and Nahor. Gen. 22:21. Elihu “the Buzite” was probably a descendant of Buz.2. A name occurring in the genealogies of the tribe of Gad. 1 Chron. 5:14.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Buz
BUZ (būz; “contempt”).1. The second son of Nahor and Milcah (Gen. 22:21).2. The father of Jahdo, of the tribe of Gad (1 Chron. 5:14).3. One of three tribes of northern Arabia. In Jer. 25:23 the following are mentioned: “Dedan, Tema, Buz, and all who cut the corners of their hair.”
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
See also
Relatives
Jahdo Son
Jeshishai Grandson