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Eleazar (son of Mahli)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eleazar, Son of Aaron
Eleazar, Son of Aaron (אֶלְעָזָר‎, el'azar). The son of Aaron and Elisheba and nephew of Moses. Served as high priest during the time of Moses and Joshua.
Eleazar, Son of Mahli
Eleazar, Son of Mahli (אֶלְעָזָר‎, el'azar). A descendant of Levi who had no sons (1 Chr 23:21–22; 24:28).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eleazar (Person)
ELEAZAR (PERSON) [Heb ʾelʿāzār (אֶלְעָזָר)]. Eleven persons in the Bible bear this name, which means “God has helped.”1. Third son of Aaron and Elisheba (Exod 6:23), the husband of a daughter of Putiel (Exod 6:25) and the father of Phinehas (Exod 6:25), consecrated as priest (Exod 28:1; Num 3:3–4)
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eleazar
Eleazar. 1. Third of Aaron’s four sons (Ex 6:23). Eleazar (“God has helped”) was consecrated as a priest with his brothers and Aaron in Sinai (Ex 28:1; Lv 8:2, 13). When his brothers Nadab and Abihu were slain by God as they offered “unholy fire” to the Lord (Lv 10:1–7), Eleazar and Ithamar took leading
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eleazar (son of Mahli)
4. A Levite, a son of Mahli, a Merarite. It is recorded that he had no sons, but daughters only, who were married to their cousins (1 Ch. 23:21f.; 24:28).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eleazar
ELEAZAR1. Third of Aaron’s four sons (Ex 6:23). Eleazar (“God has helped”) was consecrated as a priest with his brothers and Aaron in the Sinai (Ex 28:1; Lv 8:2, 13). When his brothers Nadab and Abihu were killed by God as they offered “unholy fire” to the Lord (Lv 10:1–7), Eleazar and Ithamar took
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Eleazar
Eleazar (el´ee-ay´zuhr; Heb., “El [God] has helped”), the third son of Aaron. He became a priest (Exod. 29; Lev. 8) and, later, high priest when Aaron died (Num. 20:25–28). He served as high priest during the remaining years of Moses’s leadership and through Joshua’s tenure as leader. An Eleazar is also
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eleazar
ELEAZAR. In addition to the following biblical references, the name appears also in a Jewish legal contract among the Dead Sea Scrolls.1. The third son of Aaron and Elisheba (Ex 6:23; Num 3:2). He was consecrated to the priesthood with his father and brothers at Sinai (Ex 28:1, 4; Lev 8:2, 13). After
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eleazar
ELEAZAR. The name (meaning ‘God has helped’) of a number of OT figures. In all but a few cases (1 Sa. 7:1; 2 Sa. 23:9–10 [1 Ch. 11:12]; 1 Ch. 23:21–22; 24:28; Ezr. 8:33; 10:25; Ne. 12:42; Mt. 1:15) Eleazar the third son of *Aaron, whom he succeeded as chief priest (Nu. 20:25–28; Dt. 10:6), is meant.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eleazar
Eleazar (Heb. ʾelʿāzār) (also AVARAN)1. A son of Aaron, along with Nadab, Abihu, and Ithamar (Exod. 6:23), all of whom were consecrated to the priestly office (Exod. 28:1). While the Israelites were camped at the foot of Mt. Sinai, the two older brothers, Nadab and Abihu, “offered unholy fire before
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Eleazar
Eleazar [ĕlˊĭ āˊzər] (Heb. ˒el˓āzār “God has helped”; Gk. Eleazar).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Eleazar
ELEAZAR (Hebrew, “God has helped”) The name of six men in the Bible.1. The third son of Aaron and Elisheba (Exod 6:23) and father of Phinehas (Exod 6:25); Eleazar was consecrated a priest by Moses (Exod 28:1; Num 3:3–4) and designated Aaron’s heir (Num 20:25–28; Deut 10:6). Eleazar was given charge
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eleazar
Elea´zar (help of God).1. Third son of Aaron. After the death of Nadab and Abihu without children, Lev. 10:6; Num. 3:4, Eleazar was appointed chief over the principal Levites. Num. 3:32. With his brother Ithamar he ministered as a priest during their father’s lifetime, and immediately before his death
See also
Relatives
Mahli Father
Libni Brother
Shemer Brother
Merari Grandfather
Kish Uncle
Eder Cousin
Jerahmeel Cousin
Mushi Uncle
Jerimoth Cousin
Bani Nephew
Mahli Cousin
Shimei Nephew
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