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bethuel

bethuel in the Bible

man of God, or virgin of God, or house of God. (1.) The son of Nahor by Milcah; nephew of Abraham, and father of Rebekah (Gen. 22:22, 23; 24:15, 24, 47). He appears in person only once (24:50). (2.) A southern city of Judah (1 Chr. 4:30); called also Bethul (Josh. 19:4) and Bethel (12:16; 1 Sam. 30:27).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • bethuel Vincent, carried by the Indians to Canada, being then recently married.

  • It is because you are overlooking the rule of Laban, the son of bethuel, and cheating him of his elder right.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • bethuel's household still remained a household of faith, but in Laban we see the beginning of a departure from the true God.

  • Brother bethuel believed in water, and this time Wainwright agreed with him; he swallowed every drop.

    Rodman the Keeper Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • Brother bethuel had closed the slide of his lantern, and Wainwright could not see the face.

    Rodman the Keeper Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • Brother bethuel glowed openly with triumph; he made no more resistance in Royce's strong arms than a rag.

    Rodman the Keeper Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • However, "influential" is a good word and usual in obituaries, so bethuel let it stand.

    Mary-'Gusta Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Brother bethuel could be heard bringing Marcher around the house.

    Rodman the Keeper Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • There he found Rebekah, the daughter of bethuel, a virgin very fair to look upon.

    The Harp of God J. F. Rutherford
  • Brother bethuel brought out some apples, and began to converse easily with his visitor.

    Rodman the Keeper Constance Fenimore Woolson

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