BEZALEL (bē'zā-lĕl, in the shadow of God)
Son of Uri, son of Hur of the tribe of Judah, whom the Lord called by name (
His labors included the Tabernacle proper, its court, elements of posts, hangings, and coverings; the furniture of the brazen altar, the table of shewbread, the altar of incense, the Ark and its mercy seat, and the garments for the priests. The skills he was given provided for a broad technical and inventive capability.
2. One of the eight sons of Pahath-moab (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
(betsal’el, "in the shadow (protection) of ’El (God)"; Beseleel; theBezaleel):
(2) An Israelite of the time of Ezra who put away a foreign wife (