Caleb
Caleb masc. proper name, in the Bible, one of the 12 men sent by Moses to reconnoiter Canaan, from Heb. Kalebh, lit. "dog-like," from kelebh "dog."

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  • Caleb — • Six people with this name are described Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Caleb     Caleb     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Caleb — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Tumba de Caleb, Timnat Serah. Caleb (hebreo כָּלֵב; vocalización tiberiana: Kālēḇ; Academia del Idioma Hebreo: Kalev), el hijo de Jephunneh, es una importante figura en la Biblia Hebraica. Se destaca por su fe en… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Caleb — Caleb, (1. Sept.). Vom Hebr. Kaleb = Hund. – Kaleb, ein Sohn Jephone s aus dem Stamme Juda (1. Chron. 4,15), wurde nach der gewöhnlichen Annahme im Jahre 1530 v. Chr. in Aegypten geboren und war ein Mann voll des Muthes. Mit Josue als… …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Caleb — m Biblical: name borne by an early Israelite, one of only two of those who set out with Moses from Egypt to live long enough to enter the promised land (Numbers 26: 65). The name, which is related to the the word for ‘dog’ in Hebrew, is said in… …   First names dictionary

  • CALEB — i. e. quasi cor, aut canis, vel canistrum, fil. Iephunne. Natus A. M. 2506. inter exploratores terrae Canaan, cum Iosua, se reliquis, populum absterrere volentibus, strenue opposuit, unde etiam solus cum illo solo terram promissam ingressus est,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Caleb — [kā′ləb] n. [Heb kālēb, lit., dog: hence, faithful] 1. a masculine name 2. Bible a leader of the Israelites who, with Joshua, was permitted by God to enter the Promised Land: Num. 26:65; Deut. 1:36 …   English World dictionary

  • Caleb — For other uses, see Caleb (disambiguation). Mark of Caleb is the don, Timnat Serah Caleb (Hebrew: כָּלֵב‎, Kalev; Tiberian vocalization: Kālēḇ; Hebrew Academy: Kalev) is a male given name. A character called Caleb is named in both the Bible and …   Wikipedia

  • Caleb — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Caleb est un nom propre qui peut désigner : Sommaire 1 Prénom ou patronyme 2 Saint et perso …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Caleb — /kay leuhb/, n. 1. a Hebrew leader, sent as a spy into the land of Canaan. Num. 13:6. 2. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning dog. * * * (as used in expressions) Bingham George Caleb Cushing Caleb William Caleb Yarborough * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • Caleb —    A dog.    1) One of the three sons of Hezron of the tribe of Judah. He is also called Chelubai (1 Chr. 2:9). His descendants are enumerated (18 20, 42 49).    2) A son of Hur, the firstborn of Ephratah (1 Chr. 2:50). Some would read the whole… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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