Character Study on Magdiel

Character Study on Magdiel

Genesis 36: Duke Magdiel, duke Iram: these be the dukes of Edom, according to their habitations in the land of their possession: he is Esau the father of the Edomites.
1 Chronicles 1: Duke Magdiel, duke Iram. These are the dukes of Edom.

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Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Magdiel
Genesis 36:43.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Magdiel
MAGDIEL. A ‘duke’ of Edom ( Genesis 36:43 = 1 Chronicles 1:54 ).

Holman Bible Dictionary - Magdiel
(mag dih' ehl) Personal (and tribal) name meaning “choice gift of God.” Edomite chieftain or the area occupied by his descendants (Genesis 36:43 ; 1 Chronicles 1:54 ).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Magdiel
A descendant of Esau, and a duke of Edom. Genesis 36:43 ; 1 Chronicles 1:54 .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Magdiel
Declaring God; chosen fruit of God

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Magdiel - Magdiel
Iram - The names (Genesis 37:31-39) are probably those of the cities where the "dukes" named before (Genesis 37:15-19) had their seat of government; so that we should translated "duke of Magdiel, duke of Iram," etc