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bezaleel


bezaleel


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Bezaleel 
  in  the  shadow  of  God;  i.e.,  "under  his  protection",  the 
  artificer  who  executed  the  work  of  art  in  connection  with  the 
  tabernacle  in  the  wilderness  (Ex.  31:2;  35:30).  He  was  engaged 
  principally  in  works  of  metal,  wood,  and  stone;  while  Aholiab, 
  who  was  associated  with  him  and  subordinate  to  him  had  the 
  charge  of  the  textile  fabrics  (36:1,  2;  38:22).  He  was  of  the 
  tribe  of  Judah,  the  son  of  Uri,  and  grandson  of  Hur  (31:2). 
  Mention  is  made  in  Ezra  10:30  of  another  of  the  same  name 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Bezaleel,  in  the  shadow  of  God