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Gaddiel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gaddiel, Son of Sodi
Gaddiel, Son of Sodi (גַּדִּיאֵל‎, gaddi'el). A descendant of Zebulun and one of the 12 spies Moses sent into Canaan (Num 13:10).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gaddiel (Person)
GADDIEL (PERSON) [Heb gaddiʾēl (גַּדִּאֵל)]. The name is a compound of the Hebrew words gad and ʾel (“God”). The root meaning of GAD is “luck” or “good fortune” (cf. Gen 30:11). In Isa 65:11 it represents the name of a deity which personified “fortune.” Thus, the most likely meaning of Gaddiel is something
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gaddiel
Gaddiel. Sodi’s son from Zebulun’s tribe, sent by Moses to search out the land of Canaan (Nm 13:10).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gaddiel
Gaddiel gadʹi-əl [Heb gaddîʾēl—‘blest of God’]. One of the twelve men sent by Moses from the wilderness of Paran to spy out the land of Canaan. He represented the tribe of Zebulun (Nu. 13:10).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gaddiel
GADDIEL Sodi’s son from Zebulun’s tribe, sent by Moses to search out the land of Canaan (Nm 13:10).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gaddiel
GADDIEL. One of the 12 spies sent out by Moses to survey the land of Canaan. He was the son of Sodi and the representative of Zebulun (Num 13:10).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gaddiel
Gaddiel (Heb. gaddɩ̂ʾēl)The son of Sodi of the tribe of Zebulun; one of the spies sent by Moses into Canaan (Num. 13:10).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gaddiel
Gaddiel [gădˊĭ əl] (Heb. gaddî˒ēl “God is my fortune”). The son of Sodi of the tribe of Zebulun; one of the spies sent by Moses into Canaan (Num. 13:10).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gaddiel
Gad´diel (fortune of God), a Zebulunite, one of the twelve spies. Num. 13:10. (b.c. 1490.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gaddiel
GAD´DIEL (gad-i-el; “fortune of Gad”). A son of Sodi, of the tribe of Zebulun. One of the twelve “spies” sent by Moses to explore Canaan (Num. 13:10), c. 1441 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Gaddiel
Gaddielfortune (i.e., sent) of God, the representative of the tribe of Zebulum among the twelve spies (Num. 13:10).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gaddiel
GADDIEL [GAD ih ell] (God is my fortune) — one of the 12 spies sent by Moses to explore the land of Canaan (Num. 13:10).
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Sodi Father
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