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Penuel (grandson of Judah)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Penuel, Son of Shashak
Penuel, Son of Shashak (פְּנוּאֵל‎, penu'el). Also rendered as Peniel. The son of Shashak listed in the genealogy of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:25). Penuel, son of Shashak, should not be confused with Penuel, descendant of Hur (1 Chr 4:4).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Penuel (Person)
PENUEL (PERSON) [Heb pĕnûʾēl (פְּנוּאֵל)]. Two individuals mentioned in the OT bear this name.1. The son of Hur and grandson of Judah, and listed as the father of Gedor (1 Chr 4:4). If Gedor is identified with Jedur, a town in the hill country near Jerusalem, then Penuel was a co-founder with Jered
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Penuel (Person)
Penuel (Person). 1. Descendant (possibly son) of Hur and father (in the sense of progenitor) of Gedor from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 4:4).2. Shashak’s son from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:25).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Penuel
2. The name of a Benjaminite who was one of the eleven sons of Shashak (1 Ch. 8:25). On the K-Q problem, see GKC, § 90K.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Penuel (Person)
PENUEL (Person)1. Descendant (possibly son) of Hur and father (in the sense of progenitor) of Gedor from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 4:4).2. Shashak’s son from Benjamin’s tribe (1 Chr 8:25).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Penuel
Penuel (peh-nyoo´uhl).1 A city located on the Jabbok (modern River Zerqa), east of the Jordan. Here Jacob wrestled with a “man” who later tells him that he has striven with God (Gen. 32:24–31); in a play on words, Jacob says Penuel should be called Peniel (Heb., “face of God”) because here he saw God
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Penuel
PENUEL, PENIEL1. The place of Jacob’s struggle along the Jabbok (Wadi Zerqa). Since there he wrestled with God as it were face to face (cf. Hos 12:4), Jacob named it Peniel, “the face of God” (Gen 32:30). The alternate spelling Penuel (v. 31) may give the original pronunciation using an old nominative
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Penuel (Person)
Penuel (Heb. pĕnŝʾēl) (PERSON)1. A son of Hur, and grandson of the patriarch Judah (1 Chr. 4:4).2. A son of Shashak of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:25; K Peniel).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Penuel
PENU´EL (pe-nuʹel; “face of God”).1. The name of the place at which Jacob wrestled with God (Gen. 32:24–32; “Peniel,” v. 30). The exact site is not known. It is placed not far from Succoth, E of the Jordan and N of the Jabbok. The people of Penuel seem to have treated Gideon scornfully when he pursued
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Penuel
PENUEL [pih NOO uhl] (face of God) — the name of a place and two men in the Old Testament:1. A place north of the River Jabbok where Jacob wrestled with “a Man” until daybreak. Hosea 12:4 calls the “man” an “Angel.” Jacob called the place Penuel, “For I have seen God face to face” (Gen. 32:30). A city
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Penuel
Penuel [Peh-noo-uhl](Hebrew origin: Face of God)(1 Chronicles 4:4). Unspecified date. Penuel, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, was the father of Gedor and the brother of Ezer.(1 Chronicles 8:25). Unspecified date. Penuel, son of Shashak, was a leader of the tribe of Benjamin who lived in Jerusalem.
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