Bible Names A-G: Buz
Buz in Easton's Bible Dictionary
contempt. (1.) The second son of Nahor and Milcah, and
of Huz (Gen. 22:21). Elihu was one of his descendants
(2.) One of the chiefs of the tribe of Gad (1 Chr.
(3.) A district in Arabia Petrea (Jer. 25:23).
Buz in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Second son of Milcah and Nahor, Abraham's brother
(Genesis 22:21). Kennel was the father of Aram, i.e. Syria.
Elihu (Job 32:2) is called "the son of Barachal the Buzite, of
the kindred of Ram" (i.e. Aram); he therefore probably was
descended from Buz. The family settled in Arabia Deserta, for
Jeremiah (Jeremiah 25:23), in denouncing judgments against
Buz, associates the tribe with Tema and Dedan.
2. The name also occurs in Gad's genealogy (1
Buz in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Buz in Naves Topical Bible
1. Son of Nahor
-2. Father of Jahdo
Buz in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. The second son of Milcah and Nahor. Ge 22:21 Elihu
"the Buzite" was probably a descendant of Buz.
2. A name occurring in the genealogies of the tribe of
Gad. 1Ch 5:14
Buz in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
buz, bu'-zi, buz'-it ( buz):
(1) Second son of Nahor (Gen 22:21). The word occurs again in
Jer 25:23, by the side of Dedan (Gen 10:7) and Tema (Gen
25:15), and is probably, therefore, the name of a people
living in the neighborhood of Edom. Buz and Hazo (Gen 22:22)
are probably the countries of Bazu and Chazu (the former
described as full of snakes and scorpions), which Esarhaddon
invaded (KB, II, 131).
(2) A Gadite (1 Ch 5:14) (buzi), "an inhabitant of Buz"), a
title given to Elihu, the fourth speaker in the Book of Job
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