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Asiel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Asiel, Father of Seraiah
Asiel, Father of Seraiah (עֲשִׂיאֵל‎, asi'el). Ancestor of Jehu and a member of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr 4:35).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Asiel (Person)
ASIEL (PERSON) [Heb ʿăśı̂ʾēl (עֲשִׂיאֵל‎)]. 1. The great-grandfather of Jehu, one of 13 princes or chiefs in the tribe of Simeon during the reign of the Judean king Hezekiah (715–687 b.c. [1 Chr 4:35]th). Jehu was one of only 3 princes whose lineage was traced. Apparently the genealogy in vv 24–43
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Asiel
Asiel. Jehu’s great-grandfather. Jehu was a prince of Simeon’s tribe (1 Chr 4:35, 38).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Asiel
ASIEL Jehu’s great-grandfather. Jehu was a prince of Simeon’s tribe (1 Chr 4:35, 38).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Asiel
ASIEL. Great-grandfather of Jehu, a Simeonite “prince” mentioned in 1 Chr 4:35.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Asiel
Asiel (Heb. ʿăkɩ̂ʾēl; Gk. Asiḗl)1. The father of Seraiah and great-grandfather of Jehu. He was one of the Simeonite chiefs who sought land in Gedor (1 Chr. 4:35).2. An ancestor of Tobit, of the tribe of Naphtali (Tob. 1:1).3. A scribe who copied the books dictated by Ezra (2 Esdr. 14:24).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Asiel
Asiel [ăsˊĭəl] (Heb. ˓aśî˒ ēl). The father of Seraiah and great-grandfather of Jehu. He was one of the Simeonite chiefs who sought land in Gedor (1 Chr. 4:35).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Asiel
A´siel (created by God).1. A Simeonite whose descendant Jehu lived in the reign of Hezekiah. 1 Chron. 4:35.2. One of the five swift writers whom Esdras was commanded to take to write the law and the history of the world. 2 Esd. 14:24.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Asiel
A´SIEL (aʹsi-el; “created by God”). The father of Seraiah, and progenitor of one of the Simeonite leaders that expelled the Hamites from the valley of Gedor in the time of Hezekiah (1 Chron. 4:35), before 715 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Asiel
ASIEL [AY zih el] (God is maker) — a descendant of Simeon and an ancestor of Jehu (1 Chr. 4:35).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ASIEL
ASIEL<a’-si-el>, <as’-i-el> ([ ʼΑσιήλ, Asiel]; the King James Version Asael (Tobit 1:1)):1. Grandfather of Jehu, one of the Simeonite “princes” mentioned in 1 Chronicles 4:35 as sharing Judah’s inheritance (see Joshua 19:9).2. A swift writer engaged by Ezra to transcribe the law (2 Esdras
See also
Relatives
Seraiah Son
Joshibiah Grandson
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