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Elisheba
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Elisheba, Daughter of Amminadab
Elisheba, Daughter of Amminadab (אֱלִישֶׁבַע‎, elisheva'). The wife of Aaron the high priest (Exod 6:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Elisheba (Person)
ELISHEBA (PERSON) [ʾĕlı̂šebaʿ (אֱלִישֶׁבַע)]. Daughter of Amminadab and sister to Nahshon (Exod 6:23), who was captain of Judah during the wilderness journey (Num 2:3). She became the wife of Aaron, the high priest, and thus mother of the priestly family. Rather than belonging to the 4th generation
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Elisheba
Elisheba. Wife of Aaron (Ex 6:23), who bore him Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. Her father was Amminadab and her brother was Nahshon, the leader of Judah (Nm 1:7; 2:3), the tribe to which Elisheba also belonged.After Aaron died (Nm 20:28), Moses invested Eleazar, Elisheba’s third son, with the office
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Elisheba
Elisheba ē-lishʹə-bə [Heb. ʾĕlîšeḇaʿ—‘my God is fulness’]. The daughter of Amminadab, sister of Nahshon, wife of Aaron, and mother of Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar; the founder, therefore, of the entire Levitical priesthood (Ex. 6:23).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Elisheba
ELISHEBA Wife of Aaron (Ex 6:23), who bore him Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. Her father was Amminadab and her brother was Nahshon, the leader of Judah (Nm 1:7; 2:3), the tribe to which Elisheba also belonged. After Aaron died (Nm 20:28), Moses invested Eleazar, Elisheba’s third son, with the office
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Elisheba
Elisheba (Heb. ʾĕlɩ̂šeḇaʿ)The daughter of Amminadab and sister of Nahshon; mother of the priestly family. She married Moses’ brother Aaron and bore four sons: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar (Exod. 6:23).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Elisheba
Elisheba [ĭ lĭshˊə bə] (Heb. ˒elîšeḇa˓ “God is fortune [or] fullness”). The daughter of Amminadab and sister of Nahshon; she married Moses’ brother Aaron and bore him four sons: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar (Exod. 6:23).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Elisheba
ELISHEBA (Hebrew, “God makes an oath”) The wife of Aaron; she was the daughter of Amminadab and the sister of Nahshon (Exod 6:23).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Elisheba
Elish´eba (God is her oath), the wife of Aaron. Ex. 6:23. She was the daughter of Amminadab, and sister of Nahshon the captain of the host of Judah. Num. 2:3. (b.c. 1491.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Elisheba
ELISH´EBA (e-lishʹe-ba; “God of the oath,” i.e., worshiper of God). Daughter of Amminadab and sister of Nahshon, the captain of the Hebrew host (Num. 2:3). She became the wife of Aaron and hence the mother of the priestly family (Ex. 6:23), about 1440 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Elisheba
ElishebaGod is her oath, the daughter of Amminadab and the wife of Aaron (Ex. 6:23).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Elisheba
ELISHEBA [ee LISH ih buh] (my God is fullness) — the wife of Aaron and the mother of Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar (Ex. 6:23). She was a daughter of Amminadab and a sister of Naashon.
See also
Relatives
Amminadab Father
Amram Father-In-Law
Jochebed Mother-In-Law
Nahshon Brother
Aaron Husband
Salmon Nephew