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Nadab (son of Aaron)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Nadab, Son of Aaron
Nadab, Son of Aaron (נָדָב‎, nadav, Ναδαβ, Nadab). The eldest of Aaron’s four sons and a priest. Nadab always appears with his brother Abihu (Exod 6:23; 24:1, 9; 28:1; Lev 10:1; Num 3:2, 4; 26:60; 1 Chr 6:3; 24:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nadab (Person)
NADAB (PERSON) [Heb nādāb (נָדָב)]. Name of 5 persons in the Hebrew Bible and the Apocrypha. The name is a shortened form of names such as Nedebiah (nĕdabyāh; 1 Chr 3:18), “YH (WH) is noble” (Noth IPN, 193; Fowler TPNAH, 161). Although the name Nadab has yet to appear in extrabiblical sources, longer
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Nadab
Nadab. 1. Eldest son of Aaron and Elisheba, the daughter of Amminadab (Ex 6:23; Nm 3:2; 1 Chr 24:1), who, together with his brothers and father, became one of Israel’s first priests. He participated in the ratification of the covenant with God on Mt Sinai (Ex 24:1, 9) and was ordained to the priesthood
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nadab
1. The eldest son of Aaron. He is always associated in the Bible with his brother Abihu, although he also had two other brothers, Eleazar and Ithamar (Ex. 6:23). Nadab and Abihu accompanied Moses, Aaron, and the seventy elders on Mt. Sinai when they saw the God of Israel (although at some distance from
Nadab
Nadab nāʹdab [Heb nāḏāḇ—‘generous, noble’; LXX Nadab, Nabat, and Nabath].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Nadab
NADAB1. Eldest son of Aaron and Elisheba, the daughter of Amminadab (Ex 6:23; Nm 3:2; 1 Chr 24:1), who became one of Israel’s first priests together with his brothers and father. He participated in the ratification of the covenant with God on Mt Sinai (Ex 24:1, 9) and was ordained to the priesthood
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Nadab
Nadab (nay´dab).1 The firstborn son of Aaron and Elisheba, and the brother of Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar (Exod. 6:23). As sons of the priest descended from Levi, the four were trained and ordained to be priests as well (28:1). Nadab and his brother Abihu seem to comprise a pair distinct from the younger
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Nadab
NADAB1. The firstborn son of Aaron (Ex 6:23). With Moses, Aaron, the elders of Israel, and his brother Abihu, Nadab was present on Mount Sinai when God revealed Himself (Ex 24:1–9). The consecration of Aaron and his four sons to the priesthood with their distinctive vestments is described in Ex 28:1–43.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Nadab
NADAB (Heb. nāḏāḇ, ‘generous’, ‘noble’). 1. Aaron’s eldest son (Nu. 3:2). Intimately present at Sinai (Ex. 24:1) and later a priest (Ex. 28:1), he transgressed the law (Ex. 30:9) with his brother Abihu in offering ‘unholy fire’ to God, for which they both died (Lv. 10:1–7; cf. Nu. 26:61). ‘Unholy
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Nadab
Nadab (Heb. nāḏāḇ)1. Firstborn son of Aaron and Elisheba (Exod. 6:23; Num. 3:2; 26:60; 1 Chr. 6:3 [MT 5:29]; 24:1). Nadab accompanied Moses, Aaron, the 70 elders, and his brother Abihu up Mt. Sinai, where they saw the God of Israel (Exod. 24:1–2, 9–11). He and his father and brothers were appointed
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Nadab
NADAB The name of two men in the Old Testament.1. The firstborn son of Aaron and Elisheba (Num 3:2; Exod 6:23). Nadab was consecrated a priest along with his three brothers, but he and the second-oldest Abihu died when they offered an “unholy fire” to God and God had fire consume them (Lev 10:1–3; Num
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Nadab
Na´dab (liberal).1. The eldest son of Aaron and Elisheba. Ex. 6:23; Num. 3:2. (b.c. 1490.) He, his father and brother, and seventy old men of Israel were led out from the midst of the assembled people, Ex. 24:1, and were commanded to stay and worship God “afar off,” below the lofty summit of Sinai,
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Aaron Father
Eleazar Brother
Ithamar Brother
Abihu Brother
Moses Uncle
Phinehas Nephew
Miriam Aunt
Jochebed Grandmother
Amram Grandfather
Gershom Cousin
Eliezer Cousin
Daniel Nephew
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