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Lael
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Lael
Lael (לָאֵל‎, la'el). The father of Eliasaph and a descendant of Gershon from the tribe of Levi (Num 3:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Lael (Person)
LAEL (PERSON) [Heb lāʾēl (לָאֵל)]. According to Num 3:24, the father of Eliasaph, the leader of the Gershonite subdivision (father’s house) of the tribe of Levi. Noth (IPN, 32, 153) proposed a translation of the name such as “belonging to God,” or “God’s special possession,” and suggested that it expressed
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lael
Lael lā;əl [Heb. lāʾēl—‘belonging to God’]. Father of Eliasaph, the prince of the fathers’ house of the Gershonites (Nu. 3:24).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Lael
Lael [lāˊəl] (Heb. lā˒ēl “belonging to God”). A Gershonite Levite, father of Eliasaph (Num. 3:24).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Lael
LA´EL (lāʹel; “to, belonging to God,” i.e., devoted to Him). The father of Eliasaph, who was leader of the Gershonites at the time of the Exodus (Num. 3:24), 1210 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Lael
LAEL [LAY uhl] (belonging to God) — a Levite of the family of Gershon (Num. 3:24).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LAEL
LAEL<la’-el> (לָאֵל‎ [la’el], “belonging to God”): Father of Eliasaph, the prince of the father’s house of the Gershonites (Numbers 3:24).
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Eliasaph Son
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