It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. man of God, or virgin of God, or house of God. Bethuel was also related to Abraham through his parents Nahor and Milcah. Thus Isaac sent Jacob away. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. Genesis 28:1-22 ESV / 7 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. Rebekah (or Rebecca), Daughter of Bethuel and sister of Laban; married to Isaac (Gen. 22:23; 24); mother of Esau and Jacob (25:20–28); pretends to be Isaac’s sister (26:7, 8); angry with Esau (26:35), and helps to obtain the blessing for Jacob (27; 28:5; 29:12); her grave (49:31); her nurse (24:59; 35:8). The proverbs of Solomon. All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. For while we were living in the flesh, our sinful passions, aroused by the law, were at work in our members to bear fruit for death. Bethuel Became the Father of Rebekah 22: 20-24. Once when Jacob was cooking stew, Esau came in from the field, and he was exhausted. They have argued that Bethuel, who is identified as Rebecca's father by the priestly source, was a later addition to the text, and that Rebecca was the daughter of Milcah and Nahor. Bethuel . Several times in the Parasha Bethuel is referred to as "Son of Milkah" and not "Son of Nahor", for example:... וְהִנֵּה רִבְקָה יֹצֵאת אֲשֶׁר יֻלְּדָה לִבְתוּאֵל בֶּן־מִלְכָּה אֵשֶׁת נָחוֹר...׃ Rebekah, who was born to Bethuel, the son of Milkah the wife of Abraham’s brother Nahor) Genesis.24.15 Bethuel (Hebrew: בְּתוּאֵל ‎ – Bəṯūʾēl, “house of God”), in the Hebrew Bible, was an Aramean man, the youngest son of Nahor and Milcah, the nephew of Abraham, and the father of Laban and Rebecca. The son of Nahor by Milcah; nephew of Abraham, and father of Rebekah ( Genesis 22:22 Genesis 22:23; Genesis 24:15 Genesis 24:24 Genesis 24:47).He appears in person only once ( 24:50). If Jacob marries one of the Hittite women like these, one of the women of the land, what good will my life be to me?”. As the boys grew it was clear that Isaac favored Esau and Rebekah favored Jacob. Batiilu in the tell el amarna letters or – מתואל, man of God ), the youngest son of nahor and Milcah (Gen. 22:21–22) and the father of Laban and rebekah (22:23, 24:15, et al.). xxv. Bethuel was thus Abraham’s nephew . Bethuel was a descendant of Nahor, Abraham's brother. Bethuel. BETHUEL (Heb. Laban's wife and the mother of Leah and Rachel was Adinah. Then I asked her, and said, ‘Whose daughter are you?’ And she said, ‘The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor’s son, whom Milcah bore to him’; and I put the ring on … Bethuel was born 5 Apr 1802 in Rockingham, Virginia, United States. Julia Smith Translation. Bethuel became the father of Rebekah; these eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother. M To a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. Bethuel (10 Occurrences) Genesis 22:22 Chesed, Hazo, Pildash, Jidlaph, and Bethuel." When the Lord first spoke through Hosea, the Lord said to Hosea, “Go, take to yourself a wife of whoredom and have children of whoredom, for the land commits great whoredom by forsaking the Lord.”. Narrative. Julia Smith Translation. These eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother. Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline? ‣ Pastor Kenneth Anderson Bethuel Church. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. These eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother. Then Isaac brought her into the tent of Sarah his mother and took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Genesis 25:29-34 ESV / 3 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. 23 And Bethuel begat Rebekah: these eight Milcah did bear to Nahor, Abraham's brother. I can do all things through him who strengthens me. Rebekah and Jacob shared a family trait of deception. —1. Bethuel (Hebrew: בְּתוּאֵל ‎ – Bəṯūʾēl, “house of God”), in the Hebrew Bible, was an Aramean man, the youngest son of Nahor and Milcah, the nephew of Abraham, and the father of Laban and Rebecca.. Bethuel was also a town in the territory of the tribe of Simeon, west of the Dead Sea. ‣ And the second took her, and died, leaving no offspring. So he came again to Cana in Galilee, where he had made the water wine. When did Jacob's wife Leah die? Her father was Bethuel, who was the son of Abraham's brother Nahor and his wife, Milcah. And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram, the sister to Laban the Syrian. Toggle navigation. ... Isaac loved Esau because he ate of his game, but Rebekah loved Jacob. Batiilu in the *Tell el-Amarna letters or – מתואל, "man of God"), the youngest son of *Nahor and Milcah (Gen. 22:21–22) and the father of Laban and *Rebekah (22:23, 24:15, et al.). Bethuel the Syrian was the father of Laban and more importantly, Rebecca. Bethuel (10 Occurrences) Genesis 22:22 Chesed, Hazo, Pildash, Jidlaph, and Bethuel." V A foolish son is a grief to his father and bitterness to her who bore him. The man Bethuel appears nine times in nine verses in the Hebrew Bible, all in Genesis. Rebekah (or Rebecca), Daughter of Bethuel and sister of Laban; married to Isaac (Gen. 22:23; 24); mother of Esau and Jacob (25:20–28); pretends to be Isaac’s sister (26:7, 8); angry with Esau (26:35), and helps to obtain the blessing for Jacob (27; 28:5; 29:12); her grave (49:31); her nurse (24:59; 35:8). בְּתוּאֵל = בֵּית אֵל; house of God, cf. Laban and Bethuel - These seem both to be brothers, of whom Laban was the eldest and chief; for the opinion of Josephus appears to be very correct, viz., that Bethuel, the father, had been some time dead. R B Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation. ‣ And David fasted and went in and lay all night on the ground. And when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them. Jacob said, “Sell me your birthright now.” Esau said, “I am about to die; of what use is a birthright to me?” Jacob said, “Swear to me now.” So he swore to him and sold his birthright to Jacob. Arise, go to Paddan-aram to the house of Bethuel your mother's father, and take as your wife from there one of the daughters of Laban your mother's brother. Labs Bethuel was born after Isaac. Topical Bible Bethuel was a descendant of Nahor, Abraham's brother. Gustave Doré 1866. Jump to: Bible Study Tools • Parallel Bible Verse • Bible Contextual Overview • Bible Verse Review • Bible Cross-References • Gill's Bible Notes • Clarke's Bible Notes • Barnes' Bible Notes When Esau was forty years old, he took Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite to be his wife, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite, and they made life bitter for Isaac and Rebekah. To his concubine, Reumah, Nahor had these sons: Tebah, Gaham, Tahash and Maacah. She is thought to be buried in the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron alongside Jacob. Milcah was born to Haran, who had another daughter, Iscah. These eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham’s brother. And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the Aramean, to be his wife. His Father was Private Bethuel Herring 1751 –1829, and his Mother was Margaret Erwin 1760-1830. Who was his Father's second wife? 8.Bethuel, father of Rebekah, the wife of Isaac. "My grandparents are Nahor and Milcah. For you were called to freedom, brothers. A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother. Bethuel (Hebrew : בְּתוּאֵל ‎ – Bəṯūʾēl, “house of God ”), in the Hebrew Bible, was an Aramean man, the youngest son of Nahor and Milcah, the nephew of Abraham, and the father of Laban and Rebecca.Bethuel was also a town in the territory of the tribe of Simeon, west of the Dead Sea. 23 relations. Topic. And their father gave them an inheritance among their brothers. Bethuel. Unless otherwise indicated, all content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. And Pharisees came up and in order to test him asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” He answered them, “What did Moses command you?” They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of divorce and to send her away.” And Jesus said to them, “Because of your hardness of heart he wrote you this commandment. 20, 24 [A. V. "Syrian"]).Mention is first made of him on the occasion of the marriage of his sister Rebekah. Etymology and meaning of the name Bethuel The meaning of this name is disputed, although everybody pretty much agrees that the final part of the name Bethuel is the word אל El meaning God: Now after these things it was told to Abraham, “Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor: Uz his firstborn, Buz his brother, Kemuel the father of Aram, Chesed, Hazo, Pildash, Jidlaph, and Bethuel.” (Bethuel fathered Rebekah.) Biblical Data: Son of Bethuel, grandnephew of Abraham, and maternal uncle and father in-law of Jacob. He was the father of Rebekah (24:15, 24) and was referred to as an Aramean of Paddan-aram (25:20; 28:5). And let the young woman who pleases the king be queen instead of Vashti.” This pleased the king, and he did so. In the list in Genesis 22, Bethuel appears as head of a tribe of Nahor's descendants and brother of Kemuel the father of Aram. As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him. Bethuel was Abraham's nephew, as son of Abraham's brother Nahor, and was also Abraham's great-nephew through his mother Milcah, who was daughter of Abraham's other brother Haran. ‣ The son of Nahor by Milcah; nephew of Abraham, and father of Rebekah ( Genesis 22:22 Genesis 22:23; Genesis 24:15 Genesis 24:24 Genesis 24:47).He appears in person only once ( 24:50). Laban was Rebekah's brother, grandson of Abraham's brother Nahor, and father to Leah and Rachel.He lived in Haran and owned flocks of goats and sheep. Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you strike him with a rod, he will not die. Bible Maps. By registering for an account, you agree to Faithlife’s, The most advanced Bible dictionary as a part of, The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised, A son of Nahor and Milcah; Abraham’s nephew, and father of Laban and Rebekah (, 1. Contact me: openbibleinfo (at) gmail.com. ‣ Bethuel was also the father of Rebekah who married Issac, Abraham and Sarah son. Discipline your son, and he will give you rest; he will give delight to your heart. Rebekah and Jacob shared a family trait of deception. ‣ Darby Translation (And Bethuel begot Rebecca.) King James Version And Bethuel begat Rebekah: these eight Milcah did bear to Nahor, Abraham's brother. ‣ Also, he has put eternity into man's heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end. But if her husband dies, she is free from that law, and if she marries another man she is not an adulteress. (See Genesis 22:22-23). What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.”. ‣ 23 And Bethuel begat Rebekah: these eight Milcah did bear to Nahor, Abraham's brother. He must manage his own household well, with all dignity keeping his children submissive. When Isaac was old and his eyes were dim so that he could not see, he called Esau his older son and said to him, “My son”; and he answered, “Here I am.” He said, “Behold, I am old; I do not know the day of my death. And the seven left no offspring. BETHUEL. Ancestor of Rebecca. For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother.”. Or do you not know, brothers—for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law is binding on a person only as long as he lives? She was also the sister of Laban and the aunt of Jacob's future wives: Rachel and Leah. Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged. Q: Describe a time to the group when you had a similar experience of a prayer being answered? When the boys grew up, Esau was a skillful hunter, a man of the field, while Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in tents. Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious. Your Faithlife account signs you in to all our sites. E בְּתוּאֵל = בֵּית אֵל; "house of God," cf. Accordingly, she will be called an adulteress if she lives with another man while her husband is alive. And he went to Paddan-aram, to Laban, the son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, Jacob's and Esau's mother. ‣ And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram, the sister to Laban the Syrian. These eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother. L And he said to them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her, But from the beginning of creation, ‘God made them male and female.’ ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.’ So they are no longer two but one flesh. ... Do we not have the right to take along a believing wife, as do the other apostles and the brothers of the Lord and Cephas? When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 1 Ancient city of central Palestine, the modern Baytin, the West Bank, N of Jerusalem. These eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother. “Remember the law of my servant Moses, the statutes and rules that I commanded him at Horeb for all Israel. Nave's Topical Index—AKJV. Jacob, the second born, would become the father of the twelve tribes of Israel, and Esau, the firstborn, would be the father of the Edomites. ‣ Bethuel was born 5 Apr 1802 in Rockingham, Virginia, United States. Before he had finished speaking, behold, Rebekah, who was born to Bethuel the son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother, came out with her water jar on her shoulder. Judah has been faithless, and abomination has been committed in Israel and in Jerusalem. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Arise, go to Padanaram, to the house of Bethuel thy mother's father; and take thee a wife from thence of the daughters of Laban thy mother's brother. Bethuel was the father of Rebekah: these eight were the children of Milcah and Nahor, Abraham's brother. What is the purpose of Rebekah being mentioned here? God is treating you as sons. Who were Abraham’s brother and niece respectively. Abraham, advanced in years and blessed with wealth, charges his servant with finding a wife from outside the local Canaanite families, for Isaac: בראשית כד:ד כִּי אֶל אַרְצִי וְאֶל מוֹלַדְתִּי תֵּלֵךְ וְלָקַחְתָּ אִשָּׁה לִבְנִי לְיִצְחָק. ‣ ‣ W H I have been crucified with Christ. A southern city of Judah ( 1 Chronicles 4:30); called also Bethul ( Joshua 19:4) and Bethel ( 12:16; 1 Samuel 30:27). ‣ Fr – Bethuel Became the Father of Rebekah 22: 20-24 | 2 Because Isaac was born so late in Abraham’s life, he was more the age of Nahor’s grandchildren than of his own cousins. These eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother. Arise, go to Paddan-aram to the house of Bethuel your mother's father, and take as your wife from there one of the daughters of Laban your mother's brother. Love never ends. Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. - Genesis 24:15 "My father is Bethuel," she replied. ‣ ‣ Bethuel became the father of Rebekah. So when Esau went to the field to hunt for game and bring it, ... Then Rebekah said to Isaac, “I loathe my life because of the Hittite women. G Once when Jacob was cooking stew, Esau came in from the field, and he was exhausted. 20, xxxi. Then the Lord said to Jacob, ‘Go back to the land of your fathers and to your relatives, and I will be with you.’” Fearful that Laban would take his wives, children, and everything he had, Jacob fled in the night, taking what he owned. Come and lay your hands on her, so that she may be made well and live.”. And at Capernaum there was an official whose son was ill. And he came out and went, as was his custom, to the Mount of Olives, and the disciples followed him. Bethuel became the father of Rebekah. "My father is Bethuel," she replied. ... Now they were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them. Bethuel (10 Occurrences) Genesis 22:22 Chesed, Hazo, Pildash, Jidlaph, and Bethuel." O my dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the crannies of the cliff, let me see your face, let me hear your voice, for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely. To his concubine, Reumah, Nahor had these sons: Tebah, Gaham, Tahash and Maacah. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. “Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.”. Now Abraham was old, well advanced in years. Bethuel became the Father of Rebekah DIG: What news does Abraham receive about his extended family after he returned from Mount Moriah? Moreover, his concubine, whose name was Reumah, bore Tebah, Gaham, Tahash, and Maacah. 1 Father of Laban and Rebecca.2 The same as Bethel Bethel [Heb.,=house of God]. It is better to live in a corner of the housetop than in a house shared with a quarrelsome wife. And in all the land there were no women so beautiful as Job's daughters. C Bethuel (Hebrew : בְּתוּאֵל ‎ – Bəṯūʾēl, “house of God ”), in the Hebrew Bible, was an Aramean man, the youngest son of Nahor and Milcah, the nephew of Abraham, and the father of Laban and Rebecca.Bethuel was also a town in the territory of the tribe of Simeon, west of the Dead Sea. Batiilu in the *Tell el-Amarna letters or – מתואל, "man of God"), the youngest son of *Nahor and Milcah (Gen. 22:21–22) and the father of Laban and *Rebekah (22:23, 24:15, et al.). Her father was Bethuel, who was the son of Abraham's brother Nahor and his wife, Milcah." ‣ 22:23 —Betuel being the father of Rebekah. And when he came to the place, he said to them, “Pray that you may not enter into temptation.” And he withdrew from them about a stone's throw, and knelt down and prayed, saying, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. For not all who are descended from Israel belong to Israel, and not all are children of Abraham because they are his offspring, but “Through Isaac shall your offspring be named.” This means that it is not the children of the flesh who are the children of God, but the children of the promise are counted as offspring. For the son treats the father with contempt, the daughter rises up against her mother, the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; a man's enemies are the men of his own house. We will not hide them from their children, but tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the Lord, and his might, and the wonders that he has done. In the resurrection, when they rise again, whose wife will she be? 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