Let their cosmetics be given them. So Isaac was comforted after his mother's death. "My grandparents are Nahor and Milcah. Bethuel Genealogical Parents NahorUnnamed mother Offspring Rebekah Laban Cultural Nationality Syrian Bethuel, though in some versions Bathuel, was the father of Rebekah, and one of the many sons of Nahor. Love never ends. ‣ And David fasted and went in and lay all night on the ground. 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. Julia Smith Translation. Map Store; All Bible Maps; Bible Maps; Old Testament Maps Bethuel became the father of Rebekah. I can do all things through him who strengthens me. Bethuel was the father of Rebekah: these eight were the children of Milcah and Nahor, Abraham's brother. There were seven brothers; the first took a wife, and when he died left no offspring. The Jewish Encyclopedia states that this is the Haran who died in Ur, the brother of Abraham, and father of Lot; but notes Ibn Ezra's commentary on Gen. 11:29 which indicates that Haran, Milcah's father, was a different person from Haran, Abraham's brother. Bethuel (Bəṯū’êl, “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 born 5 Apr 1802 in Rockingham, Virginia, United States. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.”. A foolish son is a grief to his father and bitterness to her who bore him. A southern city of Judah ( 1 Chronicles 4:30); called also Bethul ( Joshua 19:4) and Bethel ( 12:16; 1 Samuel 30:27). Bethuel was a descendant of Nahor, Abraham's brother. Laban first appears in the Hebrew Bible in Genesis 24:29–60 as the grown spokesman for his father Bethuel's house; he was impressed by the gold jewelry given to his sister on behalf of Isaac, and played a key part in arranging their marriage. He was the father of Rebekah (24:15, 24) and was referred to as an Aramean of Paddan-aram (25:20; 28:5). These eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother. Milcah was a woman of ancient Mesopotamiaand an ancestor of the patriarch Jacob. Now then, take your weapons, your quiver and your bow, and go out to the field and hunt game for me, and prepare for me delicious food, such as I love, and bring it to me so that I may eat, that my soul may bless you before I die.” Now Rebekah was listening when Isaac spoke to his son Esau. These eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother. And he went to Paddan-aram, to Laban, the son of Bethuel the Aramean, the brother of Rebekah, Jacob's and Esau's mother. Bethuel was thus Abraham’s nephew . Genesis 24:15 Before he had finished speaking, behold, Rebekah who was born to Bethuel the son of Milcah, the wife of Abraham’s brother Nahor, came out with her jar on her shoulder. ‣ ‣ By faith Isaac invoked future blessings on Jacob and Esau. So I would have younger widows marry, bear children, manage their households, and give the adversary no occasion for slander. Let deacons each be the husband of one wife, managing their children and their own households well. Rebekah first watered the camels of Abraham's servant who was sent to find a bride for his son Issac. Judah has been faithless, and abomination has been committed in Israel and in Jerusalem. Milcah was the mother of these eight sons, and Nahor, Abraham's brother, was the father. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV) Genesis 22:23 Bethuel became the father of Rebekah. For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. The son of Nahor by Milcah; the nephew of Abraham and father of Rebekah (. She was also the sister of Laban and the aunt of Jacob's future wives: Rachel and Leah. 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. When Abraham's servant arrived in Haran to find a wife for Isaac, Laban and his father Bethuel welcomed him.Abraham's servant had given Rebekah a ring and bracelets. - Genesis 24:15 "My father is Bethuel," she replied. Bethuel (Bəṯū’êl, “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. 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. And when the days of the feast had run their course, Job would send and consecrate them, and he would rise early in the morning and offer burnt offerings according to the number of them all. Bethuel was the father of Rebekah: these eight were the children of Milcah and Nahor, Abraham's brother. ‣ Bethuel was also the father of Rebekah who married Issac, Abraham and Sarah son. xxv. Bethuel was the father of Rebekah: these eight were the children of Milcah and Nahor, Abraham's brother. ‣ Bethuel . Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him. Publication date: Sep 18, 2014. For you were called to freedom, brothers. ‣ N 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. H And Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried under an oak below Bethel. Then Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and directed him, “You must not take a wife from the Canaanite women. Esau went to Ishmael and took as his wife, besides the wives he had, Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael, Abraham's son, the sister of Nebaioth. For this is what the promise said: “About this time next year I will return, and Sarah shall have a son.” And not only so, but also when Rebekah had conceived children by one man, our forefather Isaac, ... For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! 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. Milcah was born to Haran, who had another daughter, Iscah. (See Genesis 22:22-23). Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, when they see your respectful and pure conduct. So they are no longer two but one flesh. 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. For Job said, “It may be that my children have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts.” Thus Job did continually. Then Isaac called Jacob and blessed him and directed him, “You must not take a wife from the Canaanite women. And in all the land there were no women so beautiful as Job's daughters. 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. However, unbeknownst to Jacob, Rachel had stolen her father’s household idols (Genesis 31:19, 34). Then Isaac brought her into the tent of Sarah his mother and took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her. 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. 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. ‣ Genesis 28:1-22 ESV / 7 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away. Laban's wife and the mother of Leah and Rachel was Adinah. Now Abraham was old, well advanced in years. Blog, A And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 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 R “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. "My grandparents are Nahor and Milcah. It is elsewhere stated that the family of Bethuel were idolators. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. U Share. Then the king's young men who attended him said, “Let beautiful young virgins be sought out for the king. The man Bethuel appears nine times in nine verses in the Hebrew Bible, all in Genesis. When did Jacob's wife Leah die? ‣ ‣ Instead, go to Grandpa Bethuel’s house and find a wife among Laban’s daughters. Visit the Bible online to search for words if you don’t know the specific passage your’re looking for. 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. 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: 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. These eight Milcah bore to Nahor, Abraham's brother. 22:23 —Betuel being the father of Rebekah. Accordingly, she will be called an adulteress if she lives with another man while her husband is alive. BETHUEL (Heb. 38 relations. ‣ And he will turn the hearts of fathers to their children and the hearts of children to their fathers, lest I come and strike the land with a decree of utter destruction.”. For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven. בְּתוּאֵל = בֵּית אֵל; house of God, cf. The other Bethuel is a son of Abraham's brother Nahor and their niece Milcah, and the father of Laban and Rebekah, the wife of Isaac (Genesis 22:20-23). And Bethuel begat Rebekah: these eight Milcah did bear to Nahor, Abraham's brother. Contact me: openbibleinfo (at) gmail.com. [7] This genealogy makes Nahor the father of Betuel and the grandfather of Rebekah, thus connecting the father in P (Betuel) with the father in J (Nahor) and putting Rebekah squarely into Abraham’s family. 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. He must manage his own household well, with all dignity keeping his children submissive. New Revised Standard Bethuel became the father of Rebekah. Genesis 22:23 - NCV - Bethuel became the father of Rebekah. 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