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Reuel

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • 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
Reuel

Friend of God.

1. A son of Esau and Bashemath (Genesis 36:4, 10; 1 Chronicles 1:35).

2. "The priest of Midian," Moses' father-in-law (Exodus 2:18)=Raguel (Numbers 10:29). If he be identified with Jethro (q.v.), then this may be regarded as his proper name, and Jether or Jethro (i.e., "excellency") as his official title.

3. Numbers 2:14, called also Deuel (1:14; 7:42).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Reuel

the shepherd or friend of God


Naves Topical Index
Reuel

1. Son of Esau
Genesis 36:4; Genesis 36:10; Genesis 36:13; Genesis 36:17; 1 Chronicles 1:35; 1 Chronicles 1:37

2. Father-in-law of Moses, called Jethro, and Raguel

General references
Exodus 2:18
Jethro

3. Father of Eliasaph
Numbers 2:14

Called Deuel
Numbers 1:14; Numbers 7:42; Numbers 7:47; Numbers 10:20

4. A Benjamite
1 Chronicles 9:8


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Reuel

(friend of God) One of the sons of Esau, by his wife Bashemath, sister of Ishm'l. (Genesis 36:4,10,13,17; 1 Chronicles 1:36,37) (B.C. about 1790.)

  1. One of the names of Moses' father-in-law. (Exodus 2:18) (B.C. 1530.)
  2. Father of Eliasaph, the leader of the tribe of Gad at the time of the census at Sinai. (Numbers 2:14) (B.C. 1490.)
  3. A Benjamite, ancestor of Elah. (1 Chronicles 9:8)