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Bible Names A-G: Eliezer


Eliezar in Smiths Bible Dictionary (God is his help). 1. Abraham's chief servant, called by him "Eliezer of Damascus." Ge 15:2 (B.C. 1857.) 2. Second son of Moses and Zipporah (B.c. 1523), to whom his father gave this name because "the God of my father was mine help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh." Ex 18:4; 1Ch 23:15,17; 26:25 3. One of the sons of Becher, the son of Benjamin. 1Ch 7:8 4. A priest in the reign of David. 1Ch 15:24 5. Son of Zichri, ruler of the Reubenites in the reign of David. 1Ch 27:16 6. Son of Dodavah, of Mareshah in Judah, 2Ch 20:37 a prophet, who rebuked Jehoshaphat for joining himself with Ahaziah king of Israel. (B.C. 895.) 7. A chief Israelite whom Ezra sent with others from Ahava to Cesiphia, to induce some Levites and Nethinim to accompany him to Jerusalem. Ezr 8:16 (B.C. 459.) 8,9,10. A priest, a Levite and an Israelite of the sons of Harim, who had married foreign wives. Ezr 10:18,23,31 11. Son of Jorim, in the genealogy of Christ. Lu 3:29
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Eliezer in Easton's Bible Dictionary God his help. (1.) "Of Damascus," the "steward" (R.V., "possessor") of Abraham's house (Gen. 15:2, 3). It was probably he who headed the embassy sent by Abraham to the old home of his family in Padan-aram to seek a wife for his son Isaac. The account of this embassy is given at length in Gen. 24. (2.) The son of Becher, and grandson of Benjamin (1 Chr. 7:8). (3.) One of the two sons of Moses, born during his sojourn in Midian (Ex. 18:4; 1 Chr. 23:15, 17). He remained with his mother and brother Gershom with Jethro when Moses returned to Egypt. (Ex. 18:4). They were restored to Moses when Jethro heard of his departure out of Egypt. (4.) One of the priests who blew the trumpet before the ark when it was brought to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 15:24). (5.) Son of Zichri, and chief of the Reubenites under David (1 Chr. 27:16). (6.) A prophet in the time of Jehoshaphat (2 Chr. 20:37). Others of this name are mentioned Luke 3:29; Ezra 8:16; 10:18, 23, 31.
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Eliezer in Fausset's Bible Dictionary ("my God a help".) 1. Genesis 15:2, "the steward of Abram's house, E. of Damascus," literally, "the son of the business," or possession (i.e. heir) of my house. Entering Canaan by Damascus, Abram took thence his chief retainer, and adopted him in the absence of a son and heir. He was not "born in Abram's house" as Genesis 15:3 of KJV represents in contradiction to Genesis 15:2 (unless it was while Abram was in Damascus); but, as Hebrew expresses, was "son of his house," i.e. adopted as such, according to the paternal relations then subsisting between patriarchs and their servants. Thus, he discharged with fidelity, prayerful trust in Providence, and tact, the delicate commission of choosing a wife from his master's connections for his master's son Isaac. Justin (36:2) and Josephus (Ant. 1:7, sec. 2), from Nicholaus of Damascus, assert that Abraham reigned in Damascus. Eliezer's prayer, "O Lord God of my master Abraham, I pray Thee send me good speed today, and show kindness unto my master;" his looking for a providential token to guide him; God's gracious answer in fact; and his thanksgiving, "Blessed be the Lord God of my ... who has not left destitute my master of His mercy and His truth, I being in the way, the Lord led me:" are a sample of God's special care for His people's temporal concerns, and of the way to secure it (Genesis 24). 2. Moses and Zipporah's second son; so-called "because, said Moses, the God of my father was my help ... from the sword of Pharaoh" (Exodus 18:4; 1 Chronicles 23:15; 1 Chronicles 23:17). Remained with Jethro his grandfather when Moses returned to Egypt. Zipporah after going part of the way with him was sent back by Moses (Exodus 4:18; Exodus 4:24-26; Exodus 18:2, etc.). Jethro took Zipporah and Gershom and Eliezer to Moses in the wilderness, upon hearing of the Exodus. Had one son, Rehabiah, to whom were born very many sons (1 Chronicles 23:17; 1 Chronicles 26:25-26). Shelomith was his descendant. (See SHELOMITH.) 3. 1 Chronicles 7:8. 4. 1 Chronicles 15:24. 5. 1 Chronicles 27:16. 6. Dodavah's son, of Mareshah in Judah (2 Chronicles 20:35-37). Prophesied against Jehoshaphat that "the Lord had broken (at Ezion Geber) his works" (i.e. his ships of Tarshish designed to go to Ophir for gold) for joining himself with Ahaziah king of Israel "who did very wickedly" (1 Kings 22:49). On Ahaziah's proposing a second joint expedition, Jehoshaphat taught by bitter experience (2 Corinthians 6:14-18; Revelation 18:4) refused. The names suggest that possibly he was sprung from Eleazer son of Dodo (2 Samuel 23:9), one of David's three mighties. 7. A "chief" and "man of understanding" whom Ezra sent to Iddo at Casiphia in order to bring the Nethinim, as minister for the house of God (Ezra 8:16). 8. Ezra 10:18; Ezra 10:23; Ezra 10:31. 9. Luke 3:29.
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Eliezer in Hitchcock's Bible Names help
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Eliezer in Naves Topical Bible 1. Abraham's servant Ge 15:2; 24 -2. Son of Becher 1Ch 7:8 -3. Son of Moses Ex 18:4; 1Ch 23:15,17 -4. A priest 1Ch 15:24 -5. Son of Zichri 1Ch 27:16 -6. A prophet 2Ch 20:37 -7. Son of Jorim Lu 3:29 -8. A Jewish exile Ezr 8:16 -9. A priest after the exile Ezr 10:18 -10. A Levite Ezr 10:23 -11. An Israelite after the exile Ezr 10:31
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Eliezer in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE el-i-e'-zer, e-li-e'-zer ('eli`ezer; Eliezer, "God is help"): (1) The chief servant of Abram (Gen 15:2); the American Standard Revised Version "Eliezer of Damascus," the English Revised Version "Dammesek Eliezer." The Hebrew is peculiar: literally, "And the son of the possession (mesheq) of my house is Dammeseq (of) Eliezer." A possible but unlikely meaning is that his property would become the possession of Damascus, the city of Eliezer. Targum Syriac (Revised Version margin) read "Eliezer the Damascene": this supposes a reading, "Eliezer ha-dammasqi" or "mid-dammeseq." The text may be corrupt: the assonance between mesheq and Dammeseq is suspicious. Abram calls Eliezer "one born in my house" i.e. a dependant, a member of his household, and so regards him as his heir, Lot having gone from him (Gen 13). Eliezer is probably the servant, "the eider of his house, that ruled over all that he had," of Gen 24. (2) The 2nd son of Moses and Zipporah, called thus for "the God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh" (Ex 18:4; 1 Ch 23:15 ff). (3) A son of Becher, one of the sons of Benjamin (1 Ch 7:8). (4) A priest who assisted in bringing up the ark from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem (1 Ch 15:24). (5) The son of Zichri, ruler over the Reubenites in the time of David (1 Ch 27:16). (6) The son of Dodavahu of Mareshah who prophesied the destruction of the ships which Jehochaphat, king of Judah, built, because he had done so in cooperation with Ahaziah, king of Israel (2 Ch 20:35 ff). (7) One of the messengers whom Ezra sent to Iddo, the chief at Casiphia, with the request for ministers for the Temple (Ezr 8:16 ff). (8, 9, 10) A priest, a Levite, and one of the sons of Harim who had married non-Israelitish women (Ezr 10:18,23,11). (11) An ancestor of Jesus in the genealogy given by Luke (Lk 3:29).
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Eliezer in Wikipedia (Hebrew: אֱלִיעֶזֶר, Modern Eliʿézer Tiberian ʾĔlîʿézer, "Help/Court of my God") was the name of at least three different individuals in the Bible. Eliezer was Moses and Zipporah's second son. His name means "God is help" in Hebrew. The verse in the Book of Exodus (18:4) states: “ The name of the (other) son was Eliezer, because 'My father's God (Eli) was my helper (ezer), rescuing me from Pharaoh's sword. ” Both Gershom and Eliezer were born during the time Moses had taken refuge in Midian and had married Jethro's daughter Zipporah...
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Eliezer Scripture - 1 Chronicles 7:8 And the sons of Becher; Zemira, and Joash, and Eliezer, and Elioenai, and Omri, and Jerimoth, and Abiah, and Anathoth, and Alameth. All these [are] the sons of Becher.
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Eliezer Scripture - 2 Chronicles 20:37 Then Eliezer the son of Dodavah of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, Because thou hast joined thyself with Ahaziah, the LORD hath broken thy works. And the ships were broken, that they were not able to go to Tarshish.
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Eliezer Scripture - Ezra 8:16 Then sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan, and for Zechariah, and for Meshullam, chief men; also for Joiarib, and for Elnathan, men of understanding.
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