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Eleasah (son of Helez)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eleasah, Son of Helez
Eleasah, Son of Helez (אֶלְעָשָׂה‎, el'asah). Father of Sismai and a descendant of Judah (1 Chr 2:39–40).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eleasah (Person)
ELEASAH (PERSON) [Heb ʾelĕʿāśâ (אֶלְעָשָׂה)]. A Benjaminite listed among the descendants of Saul and Jonathan (1 Chr 8:37; 9:43). The name seems to derive from the verb ʿāśâ, “to make,” and the divine component ʾēl, “God,” thus, “God has made.” Eleasah represents the 10th generation after Saul,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eleasah
Eleasah. 1. Helez’s son and member of Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 2:39, 40).2. Raphah’s son and descendant of King Saul (1 Chr 8:37; 9:43).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eleasah
ELEASAH1. Helez’s son and member of Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 2:39–40).2. Raphah’s son and descendant of King Saul (1 Chr 8:37; 9:43).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Eleasah
Eleasah (el´ee-ay´suh; Heb., “El [God] has made” or “El has acted”).1 A Judahite, the son of Helez from the line of Jerahmeel (1 Chron. 2:39–40).2 A Benjaminite descendant of Saul’s son Jonathan (1 Chron. 8:37).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eleasah
ELEASAH. This name has the same Heb. form as Elasah (q.v.).1. A descendant of Judah through Hezron and Jerahmeel (1 Chr 2:33, 39–40).2. A descendant of Saul (1 Chr 8:33, 37; 9:43).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eleasah
Eleasah (Heb. ʾelʿākâ)1. A Judahite, son of Helez of the lineage of Jerahmeel (1 Chr. 2:39–40).2. The son of Raphah, and a descendant of Saul and Jonathan (1 Chr. 8:37). At 1 Chr. 9:43 he is said to be the son of Rephaiah.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eleasah
Ele´asah (whom God made).1. Son of Helez, one of the descendants of Judah, of the family of Hezron. 1 Chron. 2:39. (b.c. after 1046.)2. Son of Rapha or Rephaiah; a descendant of Saul through Jonathan and Merib-baal or Mephibosheth. 1 Chron. 8:37; 9:43. (b.c. before 588.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eleasah
ELE´ASAH (el-eʹa-sa). More properly Elasah (which see).1. The son of Helez, one of the descendants of Judah, of the family of Hezron (1 Chron. 2:39).2. Son of Rapha, or Rephaiah, a descendant of Saul through Jonathan and Merib-baal, or Mephibosheth (1 Chron. 8:37; 9:43), after 1030 b.c.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Eleasah
EleasahEleasah (el-ee-ayʹsuh; Heb., ‘El [God] has made’ or ‘El has acted’). 1 A descendant of Judah (1 Chron. 2:39–40). 2 A Benjaminite descendant of Saul’s son Jonathan (1 Chron. 8:37).
See also
Relatives
Helez Father
Sismai Son
Azariah Grandfather
Shallum Grandson