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Goel

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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In Hebrew the participle of the verb Gaal , "To redeem." It is rendered in the Authorized Version "kinsman," Numbers 5:8; Ruth 3:12; 4:1,6,8; "redeemer," Job 19:25; "avenger," Numbers 35:12; Deuteronomy 19:6 , etc. The Jewish law gave the right of redeeming and repurchasing, as well as of avenging blood, to the next relative, who was accordingly called by this name. (See REDEEMER .)

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Goel'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​g/goel.html. 1897.
 
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