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eliezer


eliezer


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Eliezer 
  God  his  help.  (1.)  "Of  Damascus,"  the  steward"  (R.V., 
  "possessor")  of  Abraham's  house  (Gen.  15:2,  3).  It  was  probably 
  he  who  headed  the  embassy  sent  by  Abraham  to  the  old  home  of  his 
  family  in  Padan-aram  to  seek  a  wife  for  his  son  Isaac.  The 
  account  of  this  embassy  is  given  at  length  in  Gen.  24. 
 
  (2.)  The  son  of  Becher,  and  grandson  of  Benjamin  (1  Chr.  7:8). 
 
  (3.)  One  of  the  two  sons  of  Moses,  born  during  his  sojourn  in 
  Midian  (Ex.  18:4;  1  Chr.  23:15,  17).  He  remained  with  his  mother 
  and  brother  Gershom  with  Jethro  when  Moses  returned  to  Egypt. 
  (Ex.  18:4).  They  were  restored  to  Moses  when  Jethro  heard  of  his 
  departure  out  of  Egypt. 
 
  (4.)  One  of  the  priests  who  blew  the  trumpet  before  the  ark 
  when  it  was  brought  to  Jerusalem  (1  Chr.  15:24). 
 
  (5.)  Son  of  Zichri,  and  chief  of  the  Reubenites  under  David  (1 
  Chr.  27:16). 
 
  (6.)  A  prophet  in  the  time  of  Jehoshaphat  (2  Chr.  20:37). 
  Others  of  this  name  are  mentioned  Luke  3:29;  Ezra  8:16;  10:18, 
  23,  31. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Eliezer,  help,  or  court,  of  my  God