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Elidad
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Elidad, Son of Chislon
Elidad, Son of Chislon (אֱלִידָד‎, elidad). A leader or chief of the tribe of Benjamin who was appointed to help divide the promised land among the tribes of Israel (Num 34:21).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Elidad (Person)
ELIDAD (PERSON) [Heb ʾĕlı̂dād (אֱלִידָד)]. The leader of the clan of Benjaminites (Num 34:21), and son of Chislon. He was one of the tribal leaders responsible for managing the distribution of the land of Canaan among the ten tribes who occupied the land W of the Jordan River. The name has been given
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Elidad
Elidad. Benjamite, of the sons of Chislon, appointed to work under Eleazar and Joshua in allotting Canaanite territory west of the Jordan to the 10 tribes (Nm 34:21).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Elidad
Elidad ē-līʹdad [Heb. ʾĕlîḏāḏ—‘God has loved’]. A leader of the tribe of Benjamin appointed by Moses to help in the division of the land of Canaan (Nu. 34:21); perhaps the same as Eldad.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Elidad
ELIDAD Benjamite, of the sons of Kislon, appointed to work under Eleazar and Joshua in allotting Canaanite territory west of the Jordan to the 10 tribes (Nm 34:21).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Elidad
ELIDAD. Son of Chislon of Benjamin. He was the tribe’s representative in the group who worked under Joshua and Eleazar in apportioning the land W of Jordan among the tribes (Num 34:21).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Elidad
Elidad (Heb. ʾĕlɩ̂ḏāḏ)The son of Chislon and representative of the tribe of Benjamin chosen to assist in the division of the land (Num. 34:21).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Elidad
Elidad [ĭ līˊdăd] (Heb. ˒elîḏāḏ “God has loved”). The son of Chislon and representative of the tribe of Benjamin chosen to assist in the division of the land (Num. 34:21).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Elidad
Eli´dad (whom God loves), the man chosen to represent the tribe of Benjamin in the division of the land of Canaan. Num. 34:21. (b.c. 1452.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Elidad
ELI´DAD (e-līʹdad; “God of his love”). Son of Chislon (NIV, Kislon), and a leader of the tribe of Benjamin who represented his tribe among the commissioners appointed to divide the Promised Land (Num. 34:21), c. 1390 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Elidad
Elidadwhom God has loved, son of Chislon, and chief of the tribe of Benjamin; one of those who were appointed to divide the Promised Land among the tribes (Num. 34:21).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Elidad
ELIDAD [e LIE dad] (my God is a friend) — a chieftain of the tribe of Benjamin appointed to represent his tribe in the division of Canaan (Num. 34:21).
See also
Relatives
Chislon Father
Roles