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Chislon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Chislon
Chislon (כִּסְלוֹן‎, kislon). The father of Elidad and a descendant of Benjamin (Num 34:21).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chislon (Person)
CHISLON (PERSON) [Heb kislôn (כִּסְלֹון)]. A Benjaminite, and the father of Elidad (Num 34:21). The latter was selected from the tribe of Benjamin to help oversee the distribution of the land of Canaan W of the Jordan among the ten tribes who would occupy that territory.Several meanings have been suggested
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Chislon
Chislon. Father of Elidad, leader of Benjamin’s tribe during the Israelites’ wilderness wanderings and one of those appointed by Moses to divide the land of Canaan among the tribes (Nm 34:21).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chislon
Chislon kis̀lon [Heb. kislôn—‘strength’] (Nu. 34:21); NEB KISLON. A prince of Benjamin, and father of Elidad.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kislon
KISLON Father of Elidad, leader of Benjamin’s tribe during the Israelites’ wilderness wanderings and one of those appointed by Moses to divide the land of Canaan among the tribes (Nm 34:21).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Chislon
CHISLON. The father of Elidad, who as one of the leaders of Benjamin was selected to help divide the portion of Canaan W of the Jordan among the nine and one-half tribes (Num 34:21).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Chislon
Chislon [kĭsˊlŏn] (Heb. kislôn “strength”). The father of Elidad of the tribe of Benjamin (Num. 34:21; NIV “Kislon”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chislon
Chis´lon (confidence), father of Elidad, the prince of the tribe of Benjamin, chosen to assist in the division of the land of Canaan among the tribes. Num. 34:21. (b.c. 1450.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Chislon
CHIS´LON (kisʹlon; “hopeful”), Kis´lon (NIV). The father of Elidad, who, as one of the leaders of Benjamin, was selected on the part of that tribe to divide Canaan (Num. 34:21).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CHISLON
CHISLON<kis’-lon>, <kiz’-lon> (כִּסְלוֹן‎ [kiclon], “strength”): A prince of Benjamin, the father of Elidad (Numbers 34:21).
See also
Relatives
Elidad Son