Word Summary
Betsalel: "in the shadow (protection) of El", two Israelites
Original Word: בְּצַלְאֵל
Transliteration: Betsalel
Phonetic Spelling: (bets-al-ale')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Short Definition: "in the shadow (protection) of El", two Israelites
Meaning: Bezalel -- "in the shadow (protection) of El", two Israelites
Strong's Concordance

Probably from tsel and 'el with a prepositional prefix; in (the) shadow (i.e. Protection) of God; Betsalel, the name of two Israelites -- Bezaleel.

see HEBREW tsel

see HEBREW 'el


H1212. Betsalel

בְּצַלְאֵלproper name, masculine (in the shadow (protection) of El; compare cuneiform ‚il-Bêl, a king of Gaza, COT Joshua 11:22) —

1 a skilled artisan of tribe of Judah Exodus 31:2; 35:30; 36:1-2, 37:1; 38:22 (all P) 1 Chronicles 2:20; 2 Chronicles 1:5.

2 an Israelite Ezra 10:30.