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Asiel (ancestor of Tobit)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Asiel, Ancestor of Tobit
Asiel, Ancestor of Tobit (Ἀσιήλ, Asiēl). A descendant of Naphtali and ancestor of Tobit, the hero of the deuterocanonical book of Tobit (Tobit 1:1).
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
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).
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Asiel
Asiel [as-i-el] (1) great-grandfather of Jehu (1 Chron. 4:35) (2) a scribe of Ezra (2 Esd. 14:24) (3) a Naphtalite ancestor of Tobit (Tob. 1:1)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ASIEL
ASIEL as´ee-uhl [עֲשִׂיאֵלʿasiʾel; Ἀσιήλ Asiēl]. 1. Father of Seraiah, great-grandfather of Jehu, a Simeon chief who sought pasture land in Gedor (1 Chr 4:35).2. An ancestor of Tobit and member of the tribe of Napthali (Tob 1:1).3. Scribes who copied books dictated by EZRA (2 Esd 14:24).