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Elizur
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Elizur, Son of Shedeur
Elizur, Son of Shedeur (אֱלִיצוּר‎, elitsur). Leader or chief of the tribe of Reuben during Israel’s desert wanderings (Num 1:5; 2:10; 7:30, 35; 10:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Elizur (Person)
ELIZUR (PERSON) [Heb ʾelı̂ṣûr (אֶלִיצוּר)]. Son of Shedeur and Chief (nāśı̂ʾ, Num 2:10) of the tribe of Reuben during the wilderness sojourn after the Exodus. He is mentioned only five times in the OT in four different tribal lists. He conducted a census of all able-bodied fighting men of the tribe
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Elizur
Elizur. Shedeur’s son and leader of Reuben’s tribe at the start of Israel’s wilderness journey (Nm 1:5; 2:10; 7:30, 35; 10:18).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Elizur
Elizur ē-līʹzər [Heb. ʾĕlîṣûr—‘my God is a rock’; Gk. Eleiour, Elisour]. A leader of the tribe of Reuben (Nu. 1:5; 2:10; 7:30, 35; 10:18).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Elizur
ELIZUR Shedeur’s son and leader of Reuben’s tribe at the start of Israel’s wilderness journey (Nm 1:5; 2:10; 7:30–35; 10:18).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Elizur
Elizur (i-li´zuhr; Heb., “El [God] is rock”), the leader of the tribe of Reuben during the wilderness wanderings (Num. 1:5; 10:18).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Elizur
ELIZUR. Chief of the tribe of Reuben who served as tribal military commander (Num 2:10; 10:18). He served under Moses and Aaron in the census of Israel taken in the second year of Exodus travel (Num 1:5), and presented the tribe’s offering at the tabernacle (Num 7:30–35).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Elizur
Elizur (Heb. ʾĕlɩ̂ṣûr)The son of Shedeur (Num. 10:18). As a leader of the tribe of Reuben (Num. 2:10), he assisted Moses in taking the census in the wilderness (1:5) and presented an offering in behalf of his tribe (7:30, 35).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Elizur
Elizur [ĭ līˊzər] (Heb. ˒elîṣûr “God is a rock”). The son of Shedeur (Num. 10:18). As a leader of the tribe of Reuben (2:10), he assisted Moses in taking the census in the wilderness (1:5) and made an offering in behalf of his tribe (7:30, 35).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Elizur
ELIZUR (Hebrew, “God is a rock,” “my God is a rock”) The son of Shedeur and the leader of the tribe of Reuben during the time in the wilderness. He supervised a census of the fighting men of the tribe (Num 1:5; also Num 2:10; 7:30, 35; 10:18).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Elizur
Eli´zur, prince of the tribe and over the host of Reuben. Num. 1:5; 2:10; 7:30, 35; 10:18.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Elizur
ELI´ZUR (e-līʹzur; “God his rock”). Son of Shedeur and head of the tribe of Reuben at the Exodus (Num. 1:5; 2:10; 7:30, 35; 10:18), 1440 b.c.
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Shedeur Father
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