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Bela

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Bela

A thing swallowed.

1. A city on the shore of the Dead Sea, not far from Sodom, called also Zoar. It was the only one of the five cities that was spared at Lot's intercession (Genesis 19:20, 23). It is first mentioned in Genesis 14:2, 8.

2. The eldest son of Benjamin (Numbers 26:38; "Belah," Genesis 46:21).

3. The son of Beor, and a king of Edom (Genesis 36:32, 33; 1 Chronicles 1:43).

4. A son of Azaz (1 Chronicles 5:8).


Naves Topical Index
Bela

1. A city called also Zoar
Genesis 14:2; Genesis 14:8

2. King of Edom
Genesis 36:32-33; 1 Chronicles 1:43-44

3. Son of Benjamin

General references
Numbers 26:38; Numbers 26:40; 1 Chronicles 7:6-7; 1 Chronicles 8:1; 1 Chronicles 8:3

Called Belah
Genesis 46:21

4. Son of Azaz
1 Chronicles 5:8


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bela

(destruction).

  1. One of the five cities of the plain which was spared at the intercession of Lot, and received the name of Zoar, (Genesis 14:2; 19:22) [ZOAR]
  2. Son of Beor, who reigned over Edom in the city of Dinhabah, eight generations before Saul. (Genesis 36:31-33; 1 Chronicles 1:43,44)
  3. Eldest son of Benjamin, according to (Genesis 46:21) (Authorized Version "Belah"); (Numbers 26:38,40; 1 Chronicles 7:6; 8:1) and head of the family of the Belaites.
  4. Son of Ahaz, a Reubenite. (1 Chronicles 5:8)


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belabor

BELA'BOR, verb transitive [perhaps from be and labor; but in Russ. bulava is a club.] To beat soundly; to thump.

Ajax belabors there a harmless ox.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belace

BELA'CE, verb transitive [be and lace.] To fasten, as with a lace or cord.

1. To beat; to whip.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belaced

BELA'CED, adjective Adorned with lace.


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Belah

destroying


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Belah

[BELA, 3]


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Belaites, the

(Numbers 26:38) [BELA, 3]","","BELIAL","The meaning of this word as found in the Scriptures is worthlessness , and hence reckless, lawlessness. The expression son or man of Belial must be understood as meaning simply a worthless, lawless fellow. The term as used in (2 Corinthians 6:15) is generally understood as an appellative of Satan, as the personification of all that was bad.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belamour

BEL'AMOUR, noun A gallant; a consort. [Not used.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belamy

BEL'AMY, noun A good friend; an intimate. [Not used.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belate

BELA'TE, verb transitive [be and late.] To retard or make too late. [Not used.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belated

BELA'TED, adjective [be and lated.] Benighted; abroad late at night.

1. Too late for the hour appointed or intended; later than the proper time.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belatedness

BELA'TEDNESS, noun A being too late.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belave

BELA'VE, verb transitive [be and lave.] To wash. [Not used.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belawgive

BELAW'GIVE, verb transitive To give a law to. [Barbarous and not used.]


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belay

BELA'Y, verb transitive [This word is composed of be and lay, to lay to, lay by, or close. See Beleaguer.]

1. To block up, or obstruct.

2. To place in ambush.

3. To adorn, surround, or cover.

4. In seamanship, to fasten, or make fast, by winding a rope round a cleat, kevil, or belaying-pin. It is chiefly applied to the running rigging.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belayed

BELA'YED, pp. Obstructed; ambushed; made fast.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Belaying

BELA'YING, ppr. Blocking up; laying an ambush; making fast.