Gamaliel (son of Pedahzur)
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Leader of the tribe of Manasseh during Israel’s wilderness wanderings (Num 1:10, 20; 7:54, 59; 10:23).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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. 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 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
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)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gamaliel [gə māˊlĭ əl] (Heb. gamlî˒ēl “God is my recompense [or reward]”; Gk. Gamaliēl).†
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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