(fl. 13th cent BCE)
   Elder of Israel. He was one of the 70 Israelite elders appointed by Moses to aid him in governing the people (Numbers 11:16ff). He and Medad aroused the suspicion of Joshua by prophesying within the camp, but their conduct was approved by Moses (Numbers 11:26-29).

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  • Eldad — ist ein Vorname und Nachname. Vorname: Eldad ha Dani (9. Jahrhundert), orientalischer Jude, Weltreisender und Abenteurer Eldad Regev (1980–2006), israelischer Soldat Nachname: Aryeh Eldad (* 1950), israelischer Physiker und Politiker Israel Eldad …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eldad — may refer to: *Aryeh Eldad, a member of the Israeli Knesset *Eldad and Medad, two Biblical figures mentioned in the Book of Numbers *Eldad ha Dani, a ninth century merchant and traveler …   Wikipedia

  • ELDAD — nomen viri, super quem requievit spiritus domini in castris. Num. c. 11. v. 26, 27. Hieron. in 1. Paral. Torniel. A. M. 2545 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Eldad —    Whom God has loved, one of the seventy elders whom Moses appointed (Num. 11:26, 27) to administer justice among the people. He, with Medad, prophesied in the camp instead of going with the rest to the tabernacle, as Moses had commanded. This… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Eldad — n. male first name (Hebrew) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Eldad ha-Dani — ou Eldad HaDani (en hébreu: אלדד הדני) ou encore Eldad ben Mahli ha Dani est un marchand voyageur du neuvième siècle. Il prétend avoir été citoyen d un état juif indépendant situé à l est de l Afrique, habité par des gens se déclarant descendants …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eldad ha-Dani — or Eldad HaDani or Eldad ben Mahli ha Dani ( he. אלדד הדני) was an Ethiopian merchant and traveler of the ninth century. He professed to have been a citizen of an independent Jewish state in eastern Africa, probably in the Gihon region, inhabited …   Wikipedia

  • ELDAD HA-DANI — (late ninth century), traveler. His origins and personality remain a mystery. He professed to belong to the tribe of Dan, whence his name ha Dani. Eldad claimed that the Danites together with the tribes of Naphtali, Gad, and Asher, while leading… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ELDAD (Scheib), ISRAEL — (1910–1996), Israeli underground leader, educator, geographer, writer, and translator from German; also known by his underground name and nom de plume Sambatyon. Eldad was born in Podvolochisk, in Eastern Galicia. In 1914 his family moved to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ELDAD AND MEDAD — (Heb. אֶלְדָּד, מֵידָד), two of the elders (see elder ) chosen by Moses to assist him in governing the people following their protests about the inadequacy of their diet in the wilderness (Num. 11:26–27). Both names are based on the root ydd, to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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