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Buzi
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Buzi
Buzi (בּוּזִי‎, buziy). The father of Ezekiel (Ezek 1:3). It is unclear whether he was associated somehow with the Arabian land of Buz, as his name might suggest. Ezekiel was a priest and therefore was a descendant of Levi, not a foreigner.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Buzi (Person)
BUZI (PERSON) [Heb bûzı̂ (בּוּזִי)]. The father of the prophet Ezekiel (Ezek 1:3). The name means “The man from the land (or tribe) of Buz.” See BUZ. Because Ezekiel was of priestly descent, and from Jerusalem, it is highly unlikely that his family originated from this country in E Arabia. The name
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Buzi
BUZI. The father of the prophet Ezekiel (Ezk 1:3), and consequently a member of the priestly house of Zadok.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Buzi
BUZI. The father of Ezekiel (Ezk. 1:3). The Jewish tradition that he was Jeremiah must be firmly rejected, being based on an unwarranted supposition and fanciful etymology. He was a priest, probably a Zadokite and most likely of a more important priestly family, since his son was carried into captivity
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Buzi
Buzi (Heb. bûzɩ̂)A priest, the father of the prophet Ezekiel (Ezek. 1:3).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Buzi
Buzi [būˊzī] (Heb. bûzî “my contempt”). A priest, the father of the prophet Ezekiel (Ezek. 1:3).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Buzi
BUZI (Hebrew, “from the land, or tribe, of Buz”) The father of the prophet Ezekiel (Ezek 1:3).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Buzi
BU´ZI (būzʹi). A priest, father of Ezekiel the prophet (Ezek. 1:3), before 595 b.c.
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Ezekiel Son
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