And MEDAD, Two of the seventy elders appointed to aid Moses in governing the people. The spirit of prophecy coming upon them, they prophesied in the camp at a distance from Moses. Joshua censured them for this as an irregularity, but they were nobly vindicated by Moses, Numbers 11:24-29.
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Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'ELDAD'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".