Bela
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Bela

(destruction).

  1. One of the five cities of the plain which was spared at the intercession of Lot, and received the name of Zoar, (Genesis 14:2; 19:22) [ZOAR]
  2. Son of Beor, who reigned over Edom in the city of Dinhabah, eight generations before Saul. (Genesis 36:31-33; 1 Chronicles 1:43,44)
  3. Eldest son of Benjamin, according to (Genesis 46:21) (Authorized Version "Belah"); (Numbers 26:38,40; 1 Chronicles 7:6; 8:1) and head of the family of the Belaites.
  4. Son of Ahaz, a Reubenite. (1 Chronicles 5:8)
ATS Bible Dictionary
Bela

Genesis 14:2.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
A thing swallowed.

(1.) A city on the shore of the Dead Sea, not far from Sodom, called also Zoar. It was the only one of the five cities that was spared at Lot's intercession (Genesis 19:20, 23). It is first mentioned in Genesis 14:2,8.

(2.) The eldest son of Benjamin (Numbers 26:38; "Belah, " Genesis 46:21).

(3.) The son of Beor, and a king of Edom (Genesis 36:32, 33; 1 Chronicles 1:43).

(4.) A son of Azaz (1 Chronicles 5:8).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BELA; BELAH

be'-la (bela`, "destruction"; the King James Version Belah, Genesis 46:21):

(1) Bela, the son of Beor, was the first king of Edom previous to the kingdom of Israel and reigned in the city of Dinhabah (Genesis 36:32 1 Chronicles 1:43 f). Septuagint Codex Alexandrinus, Balak.

(2) Bela, the firstborn son of Benjamin (Genesis 46:21 1 Chronicles 7:6 1 Chronicles 8:1). He was the head of the family of the Belaites (Numbers 26:38), the father of Addar (called Ard, Numbers 26:40), Gera, Abihud, Abishua, Naaman, Ahoah, Gera, Shephuphan (compare Shephupham, Numbers 26:39), Huram (1 Chronicles 8:3-5 Numbers 26:40).

(3) Bela, a son of Azaz, of the tribe of Reuben, was a man of great power and wealth. His possessions reached from Nebo to the Euphrates (1 Chronicles 5:8).

A. L. Breslich

BELA

be'-la.

See ZOAR.

Strong's Hebrew
1106. Bela' -- an Edomite, also two Israelites
... 1105, 1106. Bela'. 1106a . an Edomite, also two Israelites. Transliteration:
Bela' Phonetic Spelling: (beh'-lah) Short Definition: Bela. Bela ...
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1106b. Bela -- another name for Zoar
... 1106a, 1106b. Bela. 1107 . another name for Zoar. Transliteration: Bela
Short Definition: Bela. Word Origin from bala Definition ...
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1106a. Bela -- an Edomite, also two Israelites
... 1106, 1106a. Bela. 1106b . an Edomite, also two Israelites. Transliteration:
Bela Short Definition: Bela. ... NASB Word Usage Bela (12). 1106, 1106a. ...
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1105. bela -- a swallowing, devouring, a thing swallowed
... 1104, 1105. bela. 1106 . a swallowing, devouring, a thing swallowed.
Transliteration: bela Phonetic Spelling: (beh'-lah) Short Definition: devour. ... bela. ...
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1108. Bali -- descendant of Bela
... Bali. 1109 . descendant of Bela. Transliteration: Bali Phonetic Spelling:
(bel-ee') Short Definition: Belaites. Word Origin from Bela Definition desc. ...
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1080. bela -- to wear away or out
... 1079, 1080. bela. 1081 . to wear away or out. Transliteration: bela Phonetic
Spelling: (bel-aw') Short Definition: down. ... 1079, 1080. bela. 1081 . ...
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Library

Chapter xlvi
... Ephraim. And the children of Benjamin: Bela and Becher and Ashbel, Gera
and Naaman, Ehi and Rosh, Muppim and Huppim and Ard. These ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/leupold/exposition of genesis volume 1/chapter xlvi.htm

Chapter xiv
... 2. They made war with Bera, king of Sodom, and Birsha, king of Gomorrah, Shinab,
king of Admah, and Shemeber, king of Zeboyim; and the king of Bela (that is ...
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Chapter xxxvi
... Now there ruled over Edom Bela, the son of Beor, and the name of his city was Dinhabah.
And Bela died and Jobab ruled in his stead, the son of Zerah of Bozrah. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/leupold/exposition of genesis volume 1/chapter xxxvi.htm

The History after the Flood.
... And the names of their kings are these: Bera, king of Sodom; Birsha, king of Gomorrah;
Shinab, king of Admah; Shemeber, king of Zeboiim; Bela, king of Zoar ...
/.../theophilus/theophilus to autolycus/chapter xxxi the history after the.htm

The Destruction of the Sodomites by the Assyrian Wall.
... There were five kings that managed the affairs of this county: Ballas, Barsas, Senabar,
and Sumobor, with the king of Bela; and each king led on his own troops ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 9 the destruction of.htm

Centenary Commemoration
... reckoned ecclesiastically as in Connecticut), Richard Samuel Clarke of New Milford,
Ebenezer Dibblee of Stamford, Daniel Fogg of Brooklyn, Bela Hubbard of New ...
/.../the sermons and addresses at the seabury centenary/centenary commemoration.htm

Letter S
... Anson C. "Received 1835 * Smith, Archibald "Received 1833, Located 1836 * Smith,
Barnett "Received 1820, Located 1831 * Smith, Bela "Received 1809 ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/bangs/an alphabetical list of m e preachers/letter s.htm

The Nations of the South-East
... At all events, the first Edomite king is said to have been Bela or Balaam the son
of Beor, and the name of the city of Din-habah, from which he came, has a ...
/.../sayce/early israel and the surrounding nations/chapter iii the nations of.htm

Conflicts of the Church with Public Wrongs.
... Other laborers at the East in the same cause were Joshua Leavitt, Bela B. Edwards,
and Eli Smith, afterward illustrious as a missionary, [177] and Ralph ...
/.../bacon/a history of american christianity/chapter xvi conflicts of the.htm

In one of the Few Remaining Streets of Rome which the Vandal Hand ...
... "Ebben! Buona notte, bela capricciosa!" and bowing low he turned towards the
door, "Thank you a thousand times for a very happy evening! ...
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Thesaurus
Bela (14 Occurrences)
... (4.) A son of Azaz (1 Chronicles 5:8). Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
BELA; BELAH. be'-la (bela`, "destruction"; the King James ...
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Belah (1 Occurrence)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia BELA; BELAH. be'-la (bela`, "destruction";
the King James Version Belah, Genesis 46:21): (1) Bela...
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Gera (9 Occurrences)
... Grain. (1.) The son of Bela and grandson of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:3, 5, 7). ... (2)
According to 1 Chronicles 8:3, 5, 7, son of Bela and grandson of Benjamin. ...
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Dinhabah (2 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Robbers' den, an Edomitish city, the capital of king Bela
(Genesis 36:32). ... Genesis 36:32 Bela, the son of Beor, reigned in Edom. ...
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Belaites (1 Occurrence)
... BELAITES. be'-la-its (bal`i, "belonging to Bela"): The descendants of Bela (Numbers
26:38). Compare BELA (2). Multi-Version Concordance Belaites (1 Occurrence). ...
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Beor (11 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary A torch. (1.) The father of Bela, one of the kings of
Edom (Genesis 36:32). ... Genesis 36:32 Bela, the son of Beor, reigned in Edom. ...
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Ard (2 Occurrences)
... Numbers 26:38-40 mentions five sons of Benjamin, together with Ard and Naaman, the
sons of Bela, Benjamin's oldest son, counting all seven as ancestors of ...
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Ashbel (3 Occurrences)
... In 1 Chronicles 8:1 the three names Bela, Ashbel, Aharah (= Ahiram) are taken from
Numbers 26:38, however, without change. HJ Wolf. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Zoar (12 Occurrences)
... 22, 23). It was originally called Bela (14:2, 8). It is referred to by
the prophets Isaiah (15:5) and Jeremiah (48:34). Its ruins ...
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Naaman (19 Occurrences)
... 2) A son of Benjamin (Genesis 46:21, 6). Fuller and more precise is the description
of Numbers 26:38, 40, where he is said to be a son of Bela and grandson of ...
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Concordance
Bela (14 Occurrences)

Genesis 14:2
that they made war with Bera, king of Sodom, and with Birsha, king of Gomorrah, Shinab, king of Admah, and Shemeber, king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the same is Zoar).
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 14:8
The king of Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the same is Zoar) went out; and they set the battle in array against them in the valley of Siddim;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 36:32
Bela, the son of Beor, reigned in Edom. The name of his city was Dinhabah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 36:33
Bela died, and Jobab, the son of Zerah of Bozrah, reigned in his place.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 46:21
The sons of Benjamin: Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 26:38
The sons of Benjamin after their families: of Bela, the family of the Belaites; of Ashbel, the family of the Ashbelites; of Ahiram, the family of the Ahiramites;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 26:40
The sons of Bela were Ard and Naaman: of Ard, the family of the Ardites; of Naaman, the family of the Naamites.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 1:43
Now these are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom, before there resigned any king over the children of Israel: Bela the son of Beor; and the name of his city was Dinhabah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 1:44
Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his place.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 5:8
and Bela the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel, who lived in Aroer, even to Nebo and Baal Meon:
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 7:6
The sons of Benjamin: Bela, and Becher, and Jediael, three.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 7:7
The sons of Bela: Ezbon, and Uzzi, and Uzziel, and Jerimoth, and Iri, five; heads of fathers' houses, mighty men of valor; and they were reckoned by genealogy twenty-two thousand thirty-four.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 8:1
Benjamin became the father of Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 8:3
Bela had sons: Addar, and Gera, and Abihud,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Bela

Bela: A City Also Called Zoar

Bela: King of Edom

Bela: Son of Azaz

Bela: Son of Benjamin

Bela: Son of Benjamin: Called Belah

Related Terms

Belah (1 Occurrence)

Gera (9 Occurrences)

Dinhabah (2 Occurrences)

Belaites (1 Occurrence)

Beor (11 Occurrences)

Ard (2 Occurrences)

Ashbel (3 Occurrences)

Zoar (12 Occurrences)

Naaman (19 Occurrences)

Jobab (9 Occurrences)

Abihud (3 Occurrences)

Zeboim (7 Occurrences)

Zeboiim (7 Occurrences)

Zo'ar (10 Occurrences)

Zeboi'im (4 Occurrences)

Na'aman (15 Occurrences)

Uzzi (11 Occurrences)

Uzziel (17 Occurrences)

Jerimoth (10 Occurrences)

Gomorrah (25 Occurrences)

Gomor'rah (23 Occurrences)

Reigned (206 Occurrences)

Din'habah (2 Occurrences)

Beker (4 Occurrences)

Becher (4 Occurrences)

Be'or (11 Occurrences)

Bozrah (9 Occurrences)

Admah (6 Occurrences)

Addar (5 Occurrences)

Ashbelite (1 Occurrence)

Ahoah (1 Occurrence)

Clan (96 Occurrences)

Nebo (13 Occurrences)

Zerah (22 Occurrences)

Sodom (49 Occurrences)

Succeeded (81 Occurrences)

Benjamin (167 Occurrences)

Stead (117 Occurrences)

22034 (1 Occurrence)

Zera (1 Occurrence)

Naamite (1 Occurrence)

Na'amites (1 Occurrence)

Naamites (1 Occurrence)

Uz'ziel (16 Occurrences)

Jediael (6 Occurrences)

Jo'el (19 Occurrences)

Jedi'a-el (5 Occurrences)

Jer'imoth (6 Occurrences)

Lines (42 Occurrences)

Genealogies (17 Occurrences)

Genealogical (26 Occurrences)

Warriors (75 Occurrences)

Iri (1 Occurrence)

Forces (123 Occurrences)

Thirty-four (2 Occurrences)

Twenty-two (26 Occurrences)

Registered (21 Occurrences)

Resigned (3 Occurrences)

Reigneth (54 Occurrences)

Rosh (5 Occurrences)

Ezbon (2 Occurrences)

Ehi (1 Occurrence)

Enrollment (9 Occurrences)

Enrolled (23 Occurrences)

Ehud (12 Occurrences)

Dieth (192 Occurrences)

Muppim (1 Occurrence)

Meon (5 Occurrences)

Marched (51 Occurrences)

Baalmeon (3 Occurrences)

Baal-meon (3 Occurrences)

Ba'al-me'on (3 Occurrences)

Be'la-ites (1 Occurrence)

Bozrali (1 Occurrence)

Belaite (1 Occurrence)

Birsha (1 Occurrence)

Baalath (5 Occurrences)

Bera (1 Occurrence)

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