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Eliel (chief)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eliel the Chief
Eliel the Chief (אֱלִיאֵל‎, eli'el). A chief of the tribe of Manasseh. He and the other Manassite chiefs are described as “mighty warriors” (1 Chr 5:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eliel (Person)
ELIEL (PERSON) [Heb ʾĕlı̂ʾēl (אֱלִיאֵל‎)]. 1. A leader of the half-tribe of Manasseh which settled in Transjordan (1 Chr 5:24). Eliel is among seven Manassites described as “mighty warriors, famous men, heads of their fathers’ houses.” Several scholars have pointed out the awkward positioning of this
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eliel
Eliel. 1. Warrior and head of a family of the half tribe of Manasseh that lived east of the Jordan River (1 Chr 5:24).2. Tola’s son, a Kohathite who was one of the Levitical singers in the time of David (1 Chr 6:34); possibly the same as Elihu son of Tohu (1 Sm 1:1) and Eliab (1 Chr 6:27).See Elihu
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eliel
ELIEL1. Warrior and head of a family of the half-tribe of Manasseh that lived east of the Jordan River (1 Chr 5:24).2. Tola’s son, a Kohathite who was one of the Levitical singers in the time of David (1 Chr 6:34); possibly the same as Eliab (1 Chr 6:27).3. Shimei’s son and a chief of Benjamin’s tribe
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Eliel
Eliel (i-li´uhl; Heb., “El [God] is my god”).1 A Korahite ancestor of Samuel (1 Chron. 6:34, called Elihu in 1 Sam. 1:1 and perhaps Eliab in 1 Chron. 6:27).2 A Levite from the family of Hebron whom David assigned to assist in bringing the ark to Jerusalem (1 Chron. 15:4–15).3 A Gaddite who joined
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eliel
ELIEL1. A Kohathite Levite (1 Chr 6:34), probably the same as the Eliab of 1 Chr 6:27 and the Elihu of 1 Sam 1:1.2. and 3. Two mighty men or heroes in David’s army (1 Chr 11:46–47).4. The seventh of the Gadite warriors who joined David at his wilderness stronghold and became officers (1 Chr 12:11).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eliel
Eliel (Heb. ʾĕlɩ̂ʾēl)1. Head of a Transjordanian Manassite household deported by the Assyrian king Tiglath-pileser III (1 Chr. 5:24).2. A Levite from the family of Kohath and an ancestor of the prophet Samuel. His name appears in the levitical lists of Elihu (1 Sam. 1:1) and Eliab (1 Chr. 6:27 [MT
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Eliel
ELIEL (Hebrew, “my God is God”) The name of several individuals mentioned in First and Second Chronicles (1 Chr 5:18–22, 23–26; 6:18–19; 8:20, 22; 11:46, 47; 12:12; 15:9, 11; 2 Chr 31:13).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eliel
Eli´el (to whom God is strength).1. One of the heads of the tribe of Manasseh on the east of Jordan. 1 Chron. 5:24.2. A forefather of Samuel the prophet. 1 Chron. 6:34.3. A chief man in the tribe of Benjamin. 1 Chron. 8:20.4. Also a Benjamite chief. 1 Chron. 8:22.5. One of the heroes of David’s
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eliel
E´LIEL (eʹlī-el; “God is God”).1. One of the leaders of the tribe of Manasseh, on the E of the Jordan, a mighty man (1 Chron. 5:24).2. The son of Toah and father of Jeroham, ancestors of Heman the singer and Levite (1 Chron. 6:34); probably identical with the Eliab of v. 27 and of the Elihu of 1 Sam.
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