Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
RAGUEL . 1. See Reuel, 2. 2 . The father of Sarah, the wife of Tobias (Tob 3:7, 17, 18; 14:12).
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Friend of God, (Numbers 10:29 )=Reuel (q.v.), Exodus 2:18 , the father-in-law of Moses, and probably identical with Jethro (q.v.).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ray' gyoo' ehl) KJV alternate form of Reuel (Numbers 10:29 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("friend of God.")
1. Prince priest of Midian; father of Zipporah, Moses' wife, and of Jethro and Hobab. (See JETHRO; HOBAB.) (Exodus 2:21; Exodus 3:1; Numbers 10:29). The older tradition, and the insecurity from Egyptian power which Moses would have been exposed to in the W. of the Elanitic gulf, favor the view that Raguel lived on the coast E. of the Elanitic gulf.
2. Genesis 36:4.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Morrish Bible Dictionary
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Numbers 10:29 , or REUEL, Exodus 2:15,18,21 , the Hebrew word being the same in both places. These passages represent him as the father of Hobab and Zipporah, and he is generally supposed to be the same as Jethro, Moses' father-in-law. Some, however, think he was Jethro's father, and that he is called the father of the others as being the head of the family. Compare Genesis 31:43 2 Kings 14:3 16:2 .
1910 New Catholic Dictionary
Father-in-law of Moses. When as a youth, Moses' life was in danger from Pharao, he took flight and went to Madian. He found a home with Raguel the priest, and eventually married Sephora, one of his seven daughters (Exodus 2). There is a tradition that he is buried on the Mount of Beatitudes.
Raguel - Raguel
Edna - Wife of Raguel of Ecbatana, and mother of Sarah, who became wife of Tobias ( Tob 7:3 ff; Tob 10:12 ; Tob 11:1 )
Reuel - (See Raguel
Jethro - He found a home with Raguel the priest, and eventually married Sephora, one of his seven daughters (Exodus 2)
Raguel - He found a home with Raguel the priest, and eventually married Sephora, one of his seven daughters (Exodus 2)
Reuel - ...
"The priest of Midian," Moses' father-in-law (Exodus 2:18 )=Raguel (Numbers 10:29 )
Raguel - of the Elanitic gulf, favor the view that Raguel lived on the coast E
Reuel - Called Raguel in Numbers 10:29
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Jethro - He is called Raguel (R
Hobab - The son of Raguel or Reuel, Numbers 10:29
Hobab - Others say Reuel and Jethro were different names for the same person, while Hobab was the son of Reuel or Raguel (Numbers 10:29 ) and thus the brother-in-law of Moses
Jethro - Exodus 3:1 he is called Jethro; Numbers 10:29 he is called Raguel; and some have thought, that Hobab was a third name by which he was known: but this, it should rather seem, was the brother of Moses's wife, Zipporah
Jethro - ...
He is apparently called REUELin Exodus 2:18 ; and HOBAB in Numbers 10:29 , where Raguelis REUELin the Hebrew. This passage says that Raguel, the Midianite, was the father of HOBAB, the father-in-law of Moses (see also Judges 4:11 ), so that in Exodus 2:18 'father' may signify 'grandfather
Kenites - Jethro, or Raguel, Moses' father-in-law, is called a Kenite, Judges 1:16 , and is also called a Midianite
Raphael - In Tob 3:17 he is sent to heal Tobit, by restoring his sight; to give Sarah, daughter of his kinsman Raguel, to his son Tobias for wife; and to prevent the demon Asmodæus from adding him to the seven husbands he has already killed
Sarah - Sarah, daughter of Raguel and wife of Tobias ( Tob 3:7 ; Tob 3:17 and elsewhere)
Hobab - Son of Raguel = Reuel (as Gazah = Azzah), Exodus 2:18
Only- Begotten - ’ But the Septuagint has μονογενής in Judges 11:34 (Jephthah’s daughter) and Tobit 3:15 (Sarah, daughter of Raguel), and Aquila seems to have used it in Genesis 22:2 (Hort, Two Dissertations, p
Angels - Enoch, 20 (Uriel, Rafael, Raguel, Michael, Saraqael, Gabriel; the Gr
Prayer - Prevailing prayer of Tobit and Sarah ( Tob 3:1-15 ); Tobias urged to pray ( Tob 4:19 ) prays in nuptial room ( Tob 8:4-8 ); thanksgiving of Raguel ( Tob 8:15-17 ), Tobit ( Tob 11:14-15 ; Tob 11:17 ; Tob 11:13 )
Marriage - Caleb gives his daughter a field ( Joshua 15:19 = Judges 1:15 ); Solomon’s princess brings a dowry of a city ( 1 Kings 9:16 ); Raguel gives his daughter half his goods ( Tob 8:21 ; Tob 10:10 )
Moses - He fled from Egypt to southern Midian because Reuel (his name "friend of God" implies he worshipped ΕL ) or Raguel there still maintained the worship of the true God as king-priest or imam (Arabic version) before Israel's call, even as Melchizedek did at Jerusalem before Abraham's call
Enoch Book of - -The seven archangels-Uriel, Raphael, Raguel, Michael, Saraqael, Gabriel, Remiel-and their functions (xx