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Jemuel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jemuel, Son of Simeon
Jemuel, Son of Simeon (יְמוּאֵל‎, yemu'el). Also called Nemuel. Eldest son of Simeon (Gen 46:10; Exod 6:15, Num 26:12; 1 Chr 4:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nemuel (Person)
NEMUEL (PERSON) [Heb nĕmûʾēl (נְמוּאֵל)]. Var. JEMUEL NEMUELITE. Name of two individuals in the Hebrew Bible. The exact meaning of the “Nemuel” or “Jemuel” is uncertain (Fowler TPNAH, 121, 123).1. A head of the tribe of Reuben (Num 26:9), and brother of Dathan and Abiram.2. A Simeonite and ancestor
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jemuel
Jemuel. Simeon’s first son (Gn 46:10; Ex 6:15). He is called Nemuel in 1 Chronicles 4:24 and is the founder of the Nemuelite family (Nm 26:12).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jemuel
Jemuel jə-moo̅ʹəl, jemʹyoo̅-əl [Heb. yemûʾēl]. A son of Simeon (Gen. 40:10; Ex. 6:15), the same as Nemuel in Nu. 26:12; 1 Ch. 4:24.The Pesh has “Jemuel” in the four passages, but Gray (Studies in Hebrew Proper Names, p. 307 n 6) thinks it more likely that “Jemuel” is a correction in Genesis than
Nemuel
2. A son of Simeon and head of the Nemuelites (Nu. 26:12; 1 Ch. 4:24). The name is given as Jemuel in Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jemuel
JEMUEL Simeon’s first son (Gn 46:10; Ex 6:15). He is called Nemuel in 1 Chronicles 4:24 and is the founder of the Nemuelite family (Nm 26:12).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Nemuel
Nemuel (nem´yoo-uhl).1 A Reubenite belonging to the Pallu family group (Num. 26:9).2 A son of Simeon and head of the Nemuelites (Num. 26:12; 1 Chron. 4:24). He is also called Jemuel (Gen. 46:10; Exod. 6:15).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jemuel
JEMUEL. The eldest son of Simeon (Gen 46:10; Ex 6:15).The same person is mentioned under the name Nemuel q.v. in (Num 26:12; 1 Chr 4:24).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jemuel
Jemuel (Heb. yĕmûʾēl) (also NEMUEL)A son of Simeon (Gen. 46:10; Exod. 6:15). At Num. 26:12; 1 Chr. 4:24 he is called Nemuel.
Nemuel
Nemuel (Heb. nĕmûʾēl) (also JEMUEL)1. A Reubenite; the elder brother of Dathan and Abiram, who sided with Korah against Moses and Aaron (Num. 26:9).2. A Simeonite, eponymous ancestor of the Nemuelites (Num. 26:12; 1 Chr. 4:24). At Gen. 46:10; Exod. 6:15 he is called Jemuel.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jemuel
Jemuel [jĕmˊyo ̆o əl, jə mōōˊəl] (Heb. yemû˒ēl). A son of Simeon (Gen. 46:10; Exod 6:15). At Num. 26:12; 1 Chr. 4:24 he is called Nemuel.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jemuel
Jemu´el (day of God), the eldest son of Simeon. Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15. (b.c. 1706.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jemuel
JEM´UEL (jemʹū-el; “day of God”). The eldest son of Simeon (Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15); elsewhere (Num. 26:12) called Nemuel.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jemuel
JEMUEL [JEM yoo uhl] — the oldest son of Simeon and a grandson of Jacob (Ex. 6:15), also called Nemuel (Num. 26:12).
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