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
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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).
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ASIEL as´ee-uhl [עֲשִׂיאֵל ʿasiʾel; ἈσιήλAsiēl]. 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).