Eliezer

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Eliezer (, "Help/Court of El") was the name of at least three different individuals in the Bible.wikipedia
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Lech-Lecha

Genesis 17Lekh LekhaParashat Lekh Lekha
There is an interpretation in Bereshit Rabbah (43:2), cited by Rashi, that Eliezer went alone with Abraham to rescue Lot, with the reference to "his initiates" stated to be 318 in number (Lech-Lecha 14:14) being the numerical value of Eliezer's name in Hebrew, interpreted in tractate Nedarim (32a) as Abraham not wishing to rely on a miracle by taking only one individual.
As the reading (, aliyah) continues in chapter some time later, the word of God appeared to Abram, saying not to fear, for his reward would be very great, but Abram questioned what God could give him, as he was destined to die childless, and his steward Eliezer of Damascus would be his heir.

Nimrod

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Eliezer of Damascus was, according to the Targums, the son of Nimrod.
Other versions have Nimrod give to Abraham, as a conciliatory gift, the giant slave Eliezer, whom some accounts describe as Nimrod's own son.

Chayei Sarah

Parashat Chayyei SarahḤayye Sarah
According to most interpretations, the unnamed "...slave, the elder of the household, who controlled all that was his" in Genesis (Chayei Sarah) 24:2 who acted as a marriage broker (shadchan; שַׁדְּכָן shadkhán) for Isaac was this Eliezer.
Eliezer, Abraham's servant, was an elder and a member of the scholars' council, as says, "And Abraham said to his servant, the elder of his house, who ruled over all he had," which Rabbi Eleazar explained to mean that he ruled over — and thus knew and had control of — the Torah of his master.

Isaac

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According to most interpretations, the unnamed "...slave, the elder of the household, who controlled all that was his" in Genesis (Chayei Sarah) 24:2 who acted as a marriage broker (shadchan; שַׁדְּכָן shadkhán) for Isaac was this Eliezer. Although his name is not spelled out in the Bible, but he is only described there as "the servant of Abraham" (Genesis 24:34 ff), Jewish tradition has that this man, who found Rebeccah and facilitated her marriage with Isaac, bore the name Eliezer.
Before Isaac was 40 (Gen 25:20) Abraham sent Eliezer, his steward, into Mesopotamia to find a wife for Isaac, from his nephew Bethuel's family.

Shidduch

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According to most interpretations, the unnamed "...slave, the elder of the household, who controlled all that was his" in Genesis (Chayei Sarah) 24:2 who acted as a marriage broker (shadchan; שַׁדְּכָן shadkhán) for Isaac was this Eliezer.
The first recorded shidduch in the Torah was the match that Eliezer, the servant of the Jewish patriarch Abraham, made for his master's son Isaac (Genesis Ch.

Rebecca

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Although his name is not spelled out in the Bible, but he is only described there as "the servant of Abraham" (Genesis 24:34 ff), Jewish tradition has that this man, who found Rebeccah and facilitated her marriage with Isaac, bore the name Eliezer.
He commanded his servant (whom the Torah commentators identify as Eliezer of Damascus) to journey to his birthplace of Aram Naharaim to select a bride from his own family, rather than engage Isaac to a local Canaanite girl.

Zipporah

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Eliezer was Moses' and Zipporah's second son.
In the Book of Chronicles, two of her descendants are mentioned: Shebuel, son of Gershom, and Rehabiah, son of Eliezer.

Tarshish

Tar-TarnishTharsis
He and Ahaziah built ships in Ezion Geber which were to sail to Tarshish for trade.

Moses

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Eliezer was Moses' and Zipporah's second son.

Entering heaven alive

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* Entering Heaven alive – regarding Eliezer, the servant of Abraham.

Elohim

GodEloahElokim
Eliezer (, "Help/Court of El") was the name of at least three different individuals in the Bible.

Bible

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Eliezer (, "Help/Court of El") was the name of at least three different individuals in the Bible.

Damascus

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Eliezer of Damascus was, according to the Targums, the son of Nimrod.

Targum

TargumsTargumimAramaic Targum
Eliezer of Damascus was, according to the Targums, the son of Nimrod.

Abraham

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Eliezer was head of the patriarch Abraham's household, as mentioned in the Book of Genesis (15:2).

Book of Genesis

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Eliezer was head of the patriarch Abraham's household, as mentioned in the Book of Genesis (15:2).

Genesis Rabbah

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There is an interpretation in Bereshit Rabbah (43:2), cited by Rashi, that Eliezer went alone with Abraham to rescue Lot, with the reference to "his initiates" stated to be 318 in number (Lech-Lecha 14:14) being the numerical value of Eliezer's name in Hebrew, interpreted in tractate Nedarim (32a) as Abraham not wishing to rely on a miracle by taking only one individual.

Rashi

Rabbi Shlomo YitzchakiShlomo YitzhakiRabbi Schlomo, son of Yitzhak
There is an interpretation in Bereshit Rabbah (43:2), cited by Rashi, that Eliezer went alone with Abraham to rescue Lot, with the reference to "his initiates" stated to be 318 in number (Lech-Lecha 14:14) being the numerical value of Eliezer's name in Hebrew, interpreted in tractate Nedarim (32a) as Abraham not wishing to rely on a miracle by taking only one individual.

Lot (biblical person)

LotLot and his daughtersLot's wife
There is an interpretation in Bereshit Rabbah (43:2), cited by Rashi, that Eliezer went alone with Abraham to rescue Lot, with the reference to "his initiates" stated to be 318 in number (Lech-Lecha 14:14) being the numerical value of Eliezer's name in Hebrew, interpreted in tractate Nedarim (32a) as Abraham not wishing to rely on a miracle by taking only one individual.

Jewish views on marriage

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According to most interpretations, the unnamed "...slave, the elder of the household, who controlled all that was his" in Genesis (Chayei Sarah) 24:2 who acted as a marriage broker (shadchan; שַׁדְּכָן shadkhán) for Isaac was this Eliezer.

Hebrew language

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There is an interpretation in Bereshit Rabbah (43:2), cited by Rashi, that Eliezer went alone with Abraham to rescue Lot, with the reference to "his initiates" stated to be 318 in number (Lech-Lecha 14:14) being the numerical value of Eliezer's name in Hebrew, interpreted in tractate Nedarim (32a) as Abraham not wishing to rely on a miracle by taking only one individual.

Book of Exodus

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The verse in the Book of Exodus (18:4) states:

Gershom

Gēršōm
Both Gershom and Eliezer were born during the time Moses had taken refuge in Midian and had married Jethro's daughter Zipporah.

Midian

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Both Gershom and Eliezer were born during the time Moses had taken refuge in Midian and had married Jethro's daughter Zipporah.

Jethro (biblical figure)

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Both Gershom and Eliezer were born during the time Moses had taken refuge in Midian and had married Jethro's daughter Zipporah.