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Gamaliel (son of Pedahzur)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gamaliel, Son of Pedahzur
Gamaliel, Son of Pedahzur (גַּמְלִיאֵל‎, gamli'el). Leader of the tribe of Manasseh during Israel’s wilderness wanderings (Num 1:10, 20; 7:54, 59; 10:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gamaliel (Person)
GAMALIEL (PERSON) [Heb gamlı̂ʾēl (גַּמְלִיאֵל); Gk Gamaliēl (Γαμαλιηλ)]. 1. Son of Pedahzur and head of the tribe of Manasseh (Num 1:4, 10, 16). He is so designated by God in the address to Moses, in which a census of Israel’s congregation in the wilderness of Sinai is commanded (Num 1:1–54). Gamaliel
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gamaliel
Gamaliel. 1. Pedahzur’s son and captain or prince of Manasseh’s tribe (Nm 10:23). Gamaliel was chosen by Moses to help take the census in the wilderness near Mt Sinai (1:10) and to organize the tribe for the journey to the Promised Land (2:20). He participated in the special 12-day ceremonial offering
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gamaliel
1. Gamaliel son of Pedahzur, leader of the tribe of Manasseh during the census of the Israelites in the desert of Sinai (Nu. 1:10; 2:20; 7:54, 59; 10:23).
Gamaliel
Gamaliel gə-māʹlēəl [Heb gamlîʾēl—‘God is my recompense/reward,’ indicating the loss of one or more earlier children in the family; Gk Gamaliēl].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gamaliel
GAMALIEL1. Pedahzur’s son and captain or prince of Manasseh’s tribe (Nm 10:23). Gamaliel was chosen by Moses to help take the census in the wilderness near Mt Sinai (1:10) and to organize the tribe for the journey to the Promised Land (2:20). He participated in the special 12-day ceremonial offering
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Gamaliel
Gamaliel (guh-may´lee-uhl; Heb., “recompense of God”).1 The son of Pedahzur, a prince of Manasseh on the march through the wilderness (Num. 1:10; 2:20; 7:54, 59; 10:23).2 A Pharisee in the Jewish council, honored by all the people, who, according to Acts 5:34–39, counseled tolerance of the apostles
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gamaliel
GAMALIEL1. Gamaliel. (“the elder”) was the son of Simon and the grandson of the famous Rabbi Hillel. He occupied an important position in the Jewish council and was held in respect (Acts 5:34–40). He was the first to bear the title “rabban” (our master) instead of the more common “rabbi” (my master).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Gamaliel
GAMALIEL (Heb. gamlî’ēl, ‘reward of God’; Gk. Gamaliēl). 1. Son of Pedahzur, and a ‘prince of the children of Manasseh’ chosen to help Moses in taking the census in the wilderness (Nu. 1:10; 2:20; 7:54, 59; 10:23).2. Son of Simon and grandson of Hillel (according to later, but doubtful, tradition),
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gamaliel
Gamaliel (Heb. gamlɩ̂ʾēl; Gk. Gamaliḗl)1. The son of Pedahur; chief of the tribe of Manasseh during the wilderness period (Num. 1:10; 2:20; 7:54, 59; 10:23).2. Gamaliel I, a well-respected and lenient Pharisee, a leader in the Sanhedrin, and master teacher of the Law who was responsible for most
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gamaliel
Gamaliel [gə māˊlĭ əl] (Heb. gamlî˒ēl “God is my recompense [or reward]”; Gk. Gamaliēl).†
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gamaliel
Gama´liel (recompense of God).1. Son of Pedahzur; prince or captain of the tribe of Manasseh at the census at Sinai, Num. 1:10; 2:20; 7:54, 59, and at starting on the march through the wilderness. ch. 10:23. (b.c. 1490.)2. A Pharisee and celebrated doctor of the law, who gave prudent worldly advice
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gamaliel
GAMA´LIEL (ga-māʹli-el; “reward of God”).1. Son of Pedahzur, and the captain of the tribe of Manasseh (Num. 7:54; 10:23), who was appointed to assist Moses in numbering the people at Sinai (1:10; 2:20). He made an offering, as tribal leader, at the dedication of the altar (7:54) and was chief of his
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Pedahzur Father
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