Reuel

Reuel [N] [H] [S]

friend of God.

  • A son of Esau and Bashemath ( Genesis 36:4 Genesis 36:10 ; 1 Chronicles 1:35 ).
  • "The priest of Midian," Moses' father-in-law (Ex 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.
  • Numbers 2:14 , called also Deuel ( 1:14 ; 7:42 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Reuel". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .
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