Character Study on Ashbel

Character Study on Ashbel

Genesis 46: And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard.
Numbers 26: The sons of Benjamin after their families: of Bela, the family of the Belaites: of Ashbel, the family of the Ashbelites: of Ahiram, the family of the Ahiramites:
1 Chronicles 8: Now Benjamin begat Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,

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Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Ashbel
Genesis 46:21; Numbers 26:38; 1 Chronicles 8:1.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Ashbel
(assh' behl) ASHBELITES Personal name meaning, “having a long upper lip.” Son of Benjamin, grandson of Jacob, and original ancestor of Ashbelite clan (Genesis 46:21 ).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Ashbel, Ashbelites
Son of Benjamin and family descended from him. Genesis 46:21 ; Numbers 26:38 ; 1 Chronicles 8:1 .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Ashbel
An old fire
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Ashbel
ASHBEL (‘man of Baal’). The second son of Benjamin ( 1 Chronicles 8:1 ; cf. Genesis 46:21 , Numbers 26:38 ). In Numbers 26:38 Ashbelite , inhabitant of Ashbel, occurs.

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Ashbel - Ashbel (‘man of Baal’). In Numbers 26:38 Ashbelite , inhabitant of Ashbel, occurs
Becher - Son of Benjamin, Genesis 46:21 , 1 Chronicles 7:6 ; 1 Chronicles 7:8 and implicitly in 1 Chronicles 8:1 where for his first-born, Ashbel we should probably read Becher and Ashbel
Jedi'a-el - (1 Chronicles 7:6,11 ) It is usually assumed that Jediael is the same as Ashbel, (Genesis 46:21 ; Numbers 26:38 ; 1 Chronicles 8:1 ) but this is not certain
Jediael - Identified with Ashbel (Genesis 46:21). But Jediael may have been a later descendant from Benjamin who, by superior fruitfulness of his house, superseded an elder branch (Ashbel's) whose issue failed
Becher - In 1 Chronicles 8:1 the reading possibly ought to be" Bela, Becher, and (instead of 'his firstborn,' only one Hebrew letter is thus omitted) Ashbel. " In Numbers 26:38 Becher is not mentioned in enumerating the Benjamite families, but Bela's and Ashbel's sons