New International Version
from Gad, Eliasaph son of Deuel;
King James Bible
Of Gad; Eliasaph the son of Deuel.
Darby Bible Translation
for Gad, Eliasaph the son of Deuel;
World English Bible
Of Gad: Eliasaph the son of Deuel.
Young's Literal Translation
'For Gad -- Eliasaph son of Deuel.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Eliasaph, the son of Deuel - This person is called Reuel, Numbers 2:14. As the ד daleth is very like the ר resh, it was easy to mistake the one for the other. The Septuagint and the Syriac have Reuel in this chapter; and in Numbers 2:14, the Vulgate, the Samaritan, and the Arabic have Deuel instead of Reuel, with which reading a vast number of MSS. concur; and this reading is supported by Numbers 10:20; we may safely conclude therefore that דעואל Deuel, not רעואל Reuel, was the original reading. See Kennicott. An ancient Jewish rabbin pretends to solve every difficulty by saying that "Eliasaph was a proselyte; that before he embraced the true faith he was called the son of Reuel, but that after his conversion he was called the son of Deuel." As Reuel may be translated the breach of God, and Deuel the knowledge of God, I suppose the rabbin grounded his supposition on the different meanings of the two words.
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Son of Reuel
Deuel. As the daleth is very like the resh, they might be easily mistaken for each other; and hence this person being called both Deuel and Reuel, may be easily accounted for. The Septuagint and Syriac have Reuel, in this chapter; and in ch.
, the Samaritan, Vulgate, and Arabic have Deuel, instead of Reuel, with which reading a vast number of MSS. concur, and which is also supported by ch.
. We may therefore safely conclude, the Deuel, and not Reuel, was the original reading.
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Genealogy According to Luke.
from Asher, Pagiel son of Okran;
from Naphtali, Ahira son of Enan."
The tribe of Gad will be next. The leader of the people of Gad is Eliasaph son of Deuel.
On the sixth day Eliasaph son of Deuel, the leader of the people of Gad, brought his offering.
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