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Wife of Bethuel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bethuel, Son of Nahor
Bethuel, Son of Nahor (בְּתוּאֵל‎, bethu'el). Father of Rebekah and Laban, and son of Nahor by Milcah (Gen 22:20–23; 24:15). Bethuel appears in the story of Rebekah’s betrothal to Isaac, but he speaks along with Laban (not as the authoritative patriarch; 24:50).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bethuel (Person)
BETHUEL (PERSON) [Heb bĕtûʾēl (בְּתוּאֵל)]. Var. BETHUL. A son of Nahor by Milcah (Gen 22:20–22) and the father of Rebekah (24:15) and Laban (28:5). Bethuel played no significant role even in his daughter’s betrothal, where her brother was prominent. Rebekah ran to her mother’s house (Gen 24:28);
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bethuel (Person)
Bethuel (Person). Youngest son of Abraham’s brother Nahor and his wife Milcah. Bethuel was thus Abraham’s nephew (Gn 22:23). He was the father of Rebekah (24:15, 24) and was referred to as an Aramean of Paddanaram (25:20; 28:5).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bethuel
Bethuel bə-thoo̅ʹəl [Heb. beṯû’ēl—‘dweller in God’].A son of Nahor and Milcah; Abraham’s nephew, and father of Laban and Rebekah (Ge. 22:22f; 24:15, 24, 47, 50; 25:20; 28:2, 5). In 25:20 and 28:5 he is surnamed “the Aramean.” The only place in the narrative where he has any significance is in
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bethuel (Person)
BETHUEL (Person) Youngest son of Abraham’s brother Nahor and his wife, Milcah. Bethuel was thus Abraham’s nephew (Gn 22:23). He was the father of Rebekah (24:15, 24) and was referred to as an Aramean of Paddan-aram (25:20; 28:5).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bethuel
BETHUEL1. The youngest child of Nahor, Abraham’s brother, and Milcah (Gen 22:20, 22). He became father-in-law to Isaac (Gen 22:23; 24:50). This close relationship stemmed from Abraham’s desire that his only son by Sarah should not marry a Canaanite but an Aramaean (Gen 25:20) from “home” (Gen 24:3–4).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bethuel
Bethuel (Heb. bĕṯŝʾēl) (PERSON)The youngest son of Abraham’s brother Nahor and Milcah (Gen. 22:22), also called “the Aramean” (25:20; 28:5).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Bethuel
BETHUEL Nephew of Abraham (Gen 22:20–22) and father of Rebekah (Gen 24:15) and Laban (Gen 28:5).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bethuel
Be´thuel (dweller in God), the son of Nahor by Milcah; nephew of Abraham, and father of Rebekah, Gen. 22:22, 23; 24:15, 24, 47; 28:2. In Gen. 25:20 and 28:5 he is called “Bethuel the Syrian.”
Bethul
Be´thul (dweller in God), a town of Simeon in the south, named with Eltolad and Hormah, Josh. 19:4; called also Chesil and Bethuel. Josh. 15:30; 1 Chron. 4:30.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bethuel
BETHU´EL (beth-ūʹel; perhaps “abode of God”).1. A southern city of Judah, sometimes called Bethul or Bethel (1 Chron. 4:30; Josh. 19:4; 12:16; 1 Sam. 30:27). Named with Eltolad, Hormah, and Ziklag.2. The son of Nahor by Milcah; the nephew of Abraham and father of Rebekah (Gen. 22:22–23; 24:15, 24,
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Bethuel
Bethuelman of God, or virgin of God, or house of God. (1.) The son of Nahor by Milcah; nephew of Abraham, and father of Rebekah (Gen. 22:22, 23; 24:15, 24, 47). He appears in person only once (24:50).(2.) A southern city of Judah (1 Chr. 4:30); called also Bethul (Josh. 19:4) and Bethel (12:16; 1 Sam.
See also
Relatives
Milcah Mother-In-Law
Bethuel Husband
Laban Son
Isaac Son-In-Law
Rebekah Daughter
Jacob Grandson
Esau Grandson
Rachel Granddaughter
Leah Granddaughter