First name Bela in the world's Bibles

In the bible, Bela is the name of the King of Edom, his city was Dinhabah (GEN 36:32), as well as name of son of Benjamin (GEN 46:21) and son of Azaz (1CH 5:8), Reubenite (1CH 5:3). Meaning of the name: swallower, devourer. Related names are: Benjamin, Ashbel, Zeboiim . The translations of Bela in 27 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Bê-La in Vietnamese to ناجي in Arabic!
Name Bela in the world's Bibles
That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar. (GEN 14:2)
And there went out the king of Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the same is Zoar;) and they joined battle with them in the vale of Siddim; (GEN 14:8)
And Bela the son of Beor reigned in Edom: and the name of his city was Dinhabah. (GEN 36:32)
And Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead. (GEN 36:33)
The sons of Benjamin after their families: of Bela, the family of the Belaites: of Ashbel, the family of the Ashbelites: of Ahiram, the family of the Ahiramites: (NUM 26:38)
And the sons of Bela were Ard and Naaman: of Ard, the family of the Ardites: and of Naaman, the family of the Naamites. (NUM 26:40)
Now these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the children of Israel; Bela the son of Beor: and the name of his city was Dinhabah. (1CH 1:43)
And when Bela was dead, Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead. (1CH 1:44)
And Bela the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel, who dwelt in Aroer, even unto Nebo and Baal-meon: (1CH 5:8)
The sons of Benjamin; Bela, and Becher, and Jediael, three. (1CH 7:6)
And the sons of Bela; Ezbon, and Uzzi, and Uzziel, and Jerimoth, and Iri, five; heads of the house of their fathers, mighty men of valour; and were reckoned by their genealogies twenty and two thousand and thirty and four. (1CH 7:7)
Now Benjamin begat Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third, (1CH 8:1)
And the sons of Bela were, Addar, and Gera, and Abihud, (1CH 8:3)
And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard. (GEN 46:21)
And his brethren by their families, when the genealogy of their generations was reckoned, were the chief, Jeiel, and Zechariah, (1CH 5:7)

Popularity of the name Bela in its translations around the world

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