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Deuel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Deuel
Deuel (רְעוּאֵל‎, re'u'el; דְּעוּאֵל‎, de'u'el). Father of Eliasaph who was head of the tribe of Gad during Israel’s wilderness wanderings (Num 1:14; 2:14; 7:42, 47; 10:20).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Deuel (Person)
DEUEL (PERSON) [Heb dĕʿûʾēl (דְּעוּאֵל)]. Father of the chief (nāśı̂ʾ, Num 2:14) Eliasaph of the tribe of Gad during the wilderness sojourn after the Exodus. He is mentioned only four times in the MT and each time in a tribal list where his son Eliasaph is the current tribal leader (Num 1:14; 7:42,
Reuel (Person)
REUEL (PERSON) [Heb rĕʿūʾēl (רְעֻאֵל)]. Var. DEUEL. The name of various tribes and persons in the OT. Outside the OT, the name occurs in Edomite (Tell el-Kheleifeh Ostracon 6043, 1). Names consisting of rʿw- or rʿy- and a theophorous element are attested throughout NW Semitic and ancient Arabic (Weippert
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Deuel
Deuel. Eliasaph’s father. Eliasaph led the tribe of Gad during the Israelites’ wilderness wanderings (Nm 1:14; 7:42, 47; 10:20). In Numbers 2:14 the name is spelled Reuel in most manuscripts (kjv, rsv) and Deuel is some others, due to a confusing similarity between the Hebrew letters “d” and “r.”
Reuel
Reuel. 1. Son of Esau by his wife Basemath (Gn 36:4, 10), and the father of four sons: Nahath, Serah, Shammah, and Mizzah (vv 13, 17).2. Priest of Midian who gave his daughter to Moses for a wife. He is perhaps the same person as #1 above, and identical to Jethro (Ex 2:18; cf. 3:1). He is also called
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Deuel
Deuel dōōʹ̄iel [Heb. de‘û’ēl—‘knowledge of God’]; NEB REUEL. A Gadite, the father of Eliasaph; he was the representative of the tribe of Gad in the census-taking (Nu. 1:14), in making the offering of the tribe at the dedication of the altar (7:42, 47), and as leader of the host of the tribe of
Reuel
3. Father of the Gadite leader Eliasaph (Nu. 2:14); called Deuel in 1:14; 7:42, 47; 10:20.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Deuel
DEUEL Eliasaph’s father. Eliasaph led the tribe of Gad during the Israelites’ wilderness wanderings (Nm 1:14; 7:42, 47; 10:20). In Numbers 2:14 the name is spelled Reuel in most manuscripts and Deuel in some others, due to a confusing similarity between the Hebrew letters for “d” and “r.”
Reuel
REUEL1. Son of Esau by his wife Basemath, and the father of four sons: Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah (Gn 36:4, 10–17).2. Priest of Midian who gave his daughter to Moses for a wife. He is perhaps the same person as #1 above, and identical to Jethro (Ex 2:18; cf. 3:1). He is also called Raguel in
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Deuel
Deuel (doo´uhl), the father of Eliasaph, Moses’s assistant from the tribe of Gad (Num. 1:14); he is named in connection with his son’s tribal leadership functions: making offerings (7:42, 47) and leading the procession of companies in the wilderness (10:20).
Reuel
Reuel (roo´uhl; Heb., “friend of God”).1 The son of Esau and Basemath, the daughter of Ishmael, whose descendants show Esau’s ties with Edom (Gen. 36).2 The priest of Midian and father of Hobab, who gave his daughter Zipporah in marriage to Moses (Exod. 2; Num. 10:29). He is probably to be identified
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Deuel
DEUEL. A Gadite, the father of Eliasaph, who was the leader of the tribe of Gad in the Exodus (Num 1:14; 7:42, 47; 10:20). The name probably comes from a Heb. term signifying “knowledge of God.” In Num 2:14 the name is rendered Reuel, perhaps resulting from confusing the Heb. letters for “d” and “r.”
Reuel
REUEL1. A descendant of Esau and of Ishmael (Gen 36:2–4, 10, 13, 17; 1 Chr 1:35, 37); his genealogy points to an early close relationship between the Edomite and Arabian tribes.2 Moses’ father-in-law (Ex 2:18, 21), spelled Raquel in the KJV in Num 10:29 following the LXX; also called Jethro (q.v.).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Reuel
REUEL (Heb. re‘û’ēl, Gk. raguel; the name appears to mean ‘friend of God’).1. A son of Esau (Gn. 36:4, 10, 17; 1 Ch. 1:35). 2. A Midianite priest, also called *Jethro, who received Moses when he fled from Egypt, and gave him his daughter Zipporah (Ex. 2:18; Nu. 10:29). 3. Father of Eliasaph of Gad,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Deuel
Deuel (Heb. dĕʿŝʾēl)A representative of the tribe of Gad in the wilderness and the father of Eliasaph (Num. 1:14; 7:42, 47). At Num. 2:14 he is called Reuel (4), probably resulting from a confusion of the Hebrew consonants daleth and resh.
Reuel
Reuel (Heb. rĕʿŝʾēl)1. A son of Keturah (Gen. 25:3 LXX).2. The son of Esau and Basemath who founded the Edomite clan consisting of the tribes of his sons Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah (Gen. 36:4, 10–17; 1 Chr. 1:35–37).3. The father-in-law of Moses and the father of Hobab (Exod. 2:18; Num.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Deuel
Deuel [dōōˊəl] (Heb. de˓ û˒ēl “knowledge of God”).† A representative of the tribe of Gad in the wilderness (Num. 1:14; 7:42, 47) and the father of Eliasaph. At Num. 2:14 he is called Reuel, probably resulting from a confusion of the Hebrew consonants daleth and resh. See Reuel 3.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Deuel
DEUEL The father of Eliasaph of Gad and a commander under Moses (Num 1:14; 2:14; 7:42, 47; 10:29).
Reuel
REUEL (Hebrew, “friend of God”) The name of two men in the Old Testament.1. A son of Esau (Gen 36:4, 10, 13, 17; 1 Chr 1:35, 37).2. Moses’s father-in-law (Exod 2:18; Num 10:29), and a Midianite priest, also called Jethro. He welcomed Moses when the lawgiver fled from Egypt and gave Moses his daughter
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Deuel
De´uel, or De-u´el (invocation of God), father of Eliasaph, the “captain” of the tribe of Gad at the time of the numbering of the people at Sinai. Num. 1:14; 7:42, 47; 10:20. (b.c. 1491.) The same man is mentioned again in Num. 2:14, but here the name appears as Reuel.
Reuel
Reu´el (friend of God), one of the sons of Esau, by his wife Bashemath, sister of Ishmael. Gen. 36:4, 10, 13, 17; 1 Chron. 1:35, 37. (b.c. about 1790.)2. One of the names of Moses’ father-in-law. Ex. 2:18. (b.c. 1530.)3. Father of Eliasaph, the leader of the tribe of Gad at the time of the census at
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