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Buzites
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Refers to people from the land of Buz (Job 32:2, 6). The only reference in the Bible to a Buzite is in the book of Job, where Elihu, the fourth “friend” of Job who speaks in Job 32–36, is identified as the son of Barachel the Buzite.
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Buzites
Buzites (בּוּזִי‎, buziy). Refers to people from the land of Buz (Job 32:2, 6). The only reference in the Bible to a Buzite is in the book of Job, where Elihu, the fourth “friend” of Job who speaks in Job 32–36, is identified as the son of Barachel the Buzite.
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).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Buzite
BUZITE Resident of Buz. Elihu, one of Job’s protagonists, is described as being the son of Barachel the Buzite (Jb 32:2, 6). See Buz (Place).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Buzite
BUZITE. One belonging to the Arabian tribe of Buz. Elihu, one of the friends of Job (Job 32:2), is called a Buzite, and may have belonged to a tribe of that name, against which judgments were denounced by Jeremiah (Jer 25:23).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Buzite
Buzite [būˊzīt] (Heb. bûzî). A member of the North Arabian tribe of Buz. At Job 32:2, 6 Elihu’s father Barachel is said to be of that tribe.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Buzite
BUZ´ITE (būzʹīt). A term indicating the ancestry of Elihu, found only in Job 32:2, 6, “Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite,” indicating ancestry from the Arabian tribe of Buz.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Buzite
BUZITE [BYOO zite] — one who belonged to the Aramean tribe of Buz (Job 32:2, 6; Jer. 25:23).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BUZ; BUZI; BUZITE
BUZ; BUZI; BUZITE<buz>, <bu’-zi>, <buz’-it> (בּוּז‎ [ buz]):1. Second son of Nahor (Genesis 22:21). The word occurs again in Jeremiah 25:23, by the side of Dedan (Genesis 10:7) and Tema (Genesis 25:15), and is probably, therefore, the name of a people living in the neighborhood of Edom. Buz
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 International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Buz, Buzi, Buzite
BUZ, buz, BUZI, būʹz, BUZITE, buzʹt (בּוּז‎, būz):(1) Second son of Nahor (Gen 22:21). The word occurs again in Jer 25:23, by the side of Dedan (Gen 10:7) and Tema (Gen 25:15), and is probably, therefore, the name of a people living in the neighborhood of Edom. Būz and Hazo (Gen 22:22) are probably
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
BUZITE
BUZITE byoo´zi t [בּוּזִיbuzi]. Someone from Buz (Jer 25). An appellation for Barachel, the father of Elihu, to identify him with the Buz territory (Job 32:2, 6). See DEDAN; TEMA.