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Mishael (son of Uzziel)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mishael, Son of Uzziel
Mishael, Son of Uzziel (מִישָׁאֵל‎, misha'el). Brother of Elzaphan and Sithri (Exod 6:22). Cousin of Aaron and Moses (Lev 10:4).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mishael (Person)
MISHAEL (PERSON) [Heb mı̂šāʾēl (מִישָׁאֵל)]. Var. MESHACH. Three individuals in the Hebrew Bible bear this name.1. A Levite in the line of Kohath, son of Uzziel, and cousin of Aaron (Exod 6:22). When Nadab and Abihu, Aaron’s sons, were killed for presenting unauthorized offerings, Moses instructed
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mishael
Mishael. 1. Uzziel’s son (Ex 6:22), who, with his brother Elzaphan, was summoned by Moses to remove the bodies of Nadab and Abihu after they were killed for defiling the altar of the Lord (Lv 10:1–5).2. One who stood beside Ezra when the Law was read (Neh 8:4).3. Hebrew name for one of Daniel’s companions
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Misael
Misael mis̀a-el (AV, NEB, 1 Esd. 9:44; AV Song Three 66; 1 Macc. 2:59). See Mishael.
Mishael
1. A Levite in the line of Kohath; son of Uzziel and cousin of Aaron (Ex. 6:22). He and his brother Elzaphan carried out Moses’ order to remove from the camp the bodies of Nadab and Abihu (Lev. 10:4f.).
Mishael
Mishael mish̀e-el [Heb mîšāʾēl—‘who is what God is?’ (?); Gk Apoc. Misaēl]; AV, NEB, also MISAEL.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mishael
MISHAEL1. Uzziel’s son (Ex 6:22), who, with his brother Elzaphan, was summoned by Moses to remove the bodies of Nadab and Abihu after they were killed for defiling the altar of the Lord (Lv 10:1–5).2. One who stood beside Ezra when the law was read (Neh 8:4).3. Hebrew name for one of Daniel’s companions
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Mishael
Mishael (mish´ay-uhl; Heb., “who is what El [God] is?”).1 The son of Uzziel of the Kohathite line of Levites (Exod. 6:22; Lev. 10:4).2 A man, probably a Levite, who stood with Ezra as he read the law (Neh. 8:4).3 The Hebrew name of one of the young men taken captive to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar along
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mishael
MISHAEL1. A son of Uzziel, descendent of Kohath son of Levi (Ex 6:16, 18, 22). With Elzaphan he carried out the bodies of Nadab and Abihu from the tabernacle outside the camp (Lev 10:1–4).2. One who stood by Ezra at the reading of the law when the former captives in Babylonia returned to Jerusalem
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Mishael
MISHAEL (Heb. mîšā’ēl, ‘who is what God is’?). 1. A son of *Uzziel, a Levite (Ex. 6:22) who, with his brother *Elzaphan, carried the bodies of Nadab and Abihu outside the camp after they had been killed for desecrating the altar (Lv. 10:1–5). 2. A colleague of Daniel (Dn. 1:6, 11, etc.; 1 Macc. 2:59)
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mishael
Mishael (Heb. mɩ̂šāʾēl)1. A priestly figure of the wilderness period; a son of Uzziel in the line of Kohath (Exod. 6:22; Lev. 10:4).2. An influential community member, perhaps a Levite, who stood at Ezra’s left hand during his public reading of the law (Neh. 8:4; 1 Esdr. 9:44).3. The Hebrew name
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mishael
Mish´ael (who is what God is?).1. One of the sons of Uzziel, the uncle of Aaron and Moses. Ex. 6:22. When Nadab and Abihu were struck dead for offering strange fire, Mishael and his brother Elzaphan, at the command of Moses, removed their bodies from the sanctuary, and buried them without the camp,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Mishael
MISH´AEL (mishʹa-el; “who is like God?”)1. The first named son of Uzziel (son of Kohath), the uncle of Aaron (Ex. 6:22). When Nadab and Abihu died, Mishael and his brother Elzaphan, at the command of Moses, removed their bodies from the sanctuary (Lev. 10:4–5), about 1439 b.c.2. One of those who supported
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Relatives
Uzziel Father
Elizaphan Brother
Micah Brother
Isshiah Brother
Sithri Brother
Moses Cousin
Aaron Cousin
Korah Cousin
Miriam Cousin
Kohath Grandfather
Amram Uncle
Jeiel Nephew
Zechariah Nephew
Izhar Uncle
Hebron Uncle
Shelomith Cousin
Shamir Nephew
Zichri Cousin
Amariah Cousin
Amminadab Uncle
Nepheg Cousin
Jeriah Cousin
Jahaziel Cousin
Jekameam Cousin
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