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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #1328 - בְּתוּאֵל

Word Origin:
apparently from the same as (01326) and (0410)
Parts of Speech:
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Bethuel = “God destroys” or “man of God” or “dweller in God”

1) nephew of Abraham, son of Nahor by Milcah, father of Rebekah (noun proper masculine)

2) a town of Simeon in the south (noun proper locative)

Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (10)NAS (10)HCS (10)
1 Chronicles1
1 Chronicles1
1 Chronicles1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
[ I. בְּתוּאֵל proper name, masculine (? = מְתוּאֵל man of God) Genesis 22:22,23; Genesis 24:15,24,47,50 (J) son of Nahor, nephew of Abraham, living in Aram-Naharaim, in city of Nahor; Genesis 25:20; Genesis 28:2,5 (P) Aramaean of Paddan-Aramaic

II. בְּתוּאֵל proper name, of a location in Simeon 1 Chronicles 4:30 = בְּתוּל Joshua 19:4; כְּסִיל Joshua 15:30; בֵּיתְאֵל 1 Samuel 30:27 (see above); yet compare Lag BN 64; site unknown.

בְּתוּל see II. בְּתוּאֵל. above

בִּתְיָה see בַּת below בן, p. 124.

בָּֽתִּים see בית.

בתל (compare Arabic sever, separate).


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Gesenius Definition

בְּתוּאֵל pr. n.

(1) of a man (i.q. מְתוּאֵל “man of God”), [Bethuel], the father of Laban and Rebecca, Genesis 22:22, 23 Genesis 22:23, 24:15, 24 Genesis 24:24, 47 Genesis 24:47, 50 Genesis 24:50, 25:20 28:2, Genesis 28:5.

(2) of a place (pr. “tarrying of God,” from بتا i.q. בּוּת), a town in the tribe of Simeon, 1 Chronicles 4:30, which in Joshua 19:4 is written contr. בְּתוּל. In Joshua 15:30, in the same series of cities (as to this remarkable corruption see Relandi Palæstina, p. 152, 153), there is found כְּסִיל.

List of Word Forms
בְּתוּאֵ֖ל בְּתוּאֵֽל׃ בְּתוּאֵל֙ בְתוּאֵ֖ל בתואל בתואל׃ וּבְתוּאֵ֖ל וּבְתוּאֵל֙ וּבִבְתוּאֵ֥ל ובבתואל ובתואל לִבְתוּאֵ֣ל לבתואל bə·ṯū·’êl ḇə·ṯū·’êl bəṯū’êl ḇəṯū’êl betuEl liḇ·ṯū·’êl liḇṯū’êl livtuEl ū·ḇə·ṯū·’êl ū·ḇiḇ·ṯū·’êl ūḇəṯū’êl ūḇiḇṯū’êl uvetuEl uvivtuEl vetuEl

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