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Oholiab
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Oholiab, Son of Ahisamach
Oholiab, Son of Ahisamach (אָהֳלִיאָב‎, oholi'av). A craftsman and embroiderer who assisted in the construction of the tabernacle (Exod 31:6; 35:34; 36:1–2). He was from the tribe of Dan (Exod 38:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Oholiab (Person)
OHOLIAB (PERSON) [Heb ʾohŏlı̂ʾāb (אָהֳלִיאָב)]. Ahisamach’s son, from the tribe of Dan, and Bezalel’s cocraftsman in the tabernacle construction (Exod 38:23—LXX 37:21). Oholiab possessed the necessary skills—traceable to divine inspiration—for fashioning several individual items in accordance with
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Oholiab
Oholiab. Man assigned by Moses to assist Bezalel, the master craftsman, in the construction and ornamentation of the tabernacle. Son of Ahisamach and member of Dan’s tribe, Oholiab was specifically noted as a designer and embroiderer. Along with Bezalel, he taught the skills necessary for the construction
Aholiab
Aholiab. kjv form of Oholiab, a craftsman from Dan’s tribe.See Oholiab.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Oholiab
Oholiab ō-hoĺi-ab [Heb ʾoholîʾāḇ—‘father’s tent’]; AV, NEB, AHOLIAB. A Danite, son of Ahisamach, appointed by Moses to assist Bezalel in supervising the construction of the tabernacle and its furniture. He and Bezalel are described as divinely inspired master craftsmen (Ex. 31:6; 35:34; 36:1f.;
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Oholiab
OHOLIAB Man assigned by Moses to assist Bezalel, the master craftsman, in the construction and ornamentation of the tabernacle. Son of Ahisamach and member of Dan’s tribe, Oholiab was specifically noted as a designer and embroiderer. Along with Bezalel, he taught the skills necessary for the construction
Aholiab
AHOLIAB* kjv form of Oholiab (Ex 31:6), a craftsman from Dan’s tribe. See Oholiab.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Oholiab
Oholiab (oh-hoh´lee-ab; Heb., “the father’s tent”), a Danite craftworker and designer who worked with Bezalel in the design and construction of the tabernacle (Exod. 31:6; 38:23).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Aholiab
AHOLIAB. A craftsman of the tribe of Dan, son of Ahisamach, appointed by Moses to assist Bezaleel in the construction of the tabernacle and its furnishings (Ex 31:6). He was filled with the spirit of God for his construction task and teaching ministry (Ex 35:34–35). See Bezaleel.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Oholiab (Av Aholiab)
OHOLIAB (AV AHOLIAB), a Danite, son of Ahisamach, specially gifted by God and appointed to assist *Bezalel in the design and construction of the tabernacle, its furniture and furnishings, and in teaching other craftsmen (Ex. 31:6; 35:34–35).D. W. Gooding.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Oholiab
Oholiab (Heb. ʾoh[lɩ̂ʾāḇ)The son of Ahisamach of the tribe of Dan, a craftsman and designer. He and Bezalel were responsible for construction of the tabernacle (Exod. 31:6; 35:34; 36:1–2; 38:23).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Oholiab
Oholiab [ō hōˊlĭ ăb] (Heb. ˒oholî˒āḇ “tent of the father”). The son of Ahisamach of the tribe of Dan, a craftsman and designer. He and Bezalel were responsible for construction of the tabernacle (Exod 31:6; 35:34; 36:1–2; 38:23; KJV “Aholiab”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Aholi-ab
Aho´li-ab, a Danite of great skill as a weaver and embroiderer, whom Moses appointed with Bezaleel to erect the tabernacle. Ex. 35:30–35. (b.c. 1490.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Oholiab
OHO´LIAB (ōhōʹli-ab; “tent of his father”; “Aholiab,” KJV). The son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, an expert workman in precious metals and other materials and, together with Bezalel, appointed to superintend the preparation of such articles for the Tabernacle (Ex. 31:6; 35:34; 36:1–2; 38:23),
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