Mentioned in Pr. 30:1.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ithiel (Person)
ITHIEL (PERSON) [Heb ʾı̂tı̂ʾēl (אִיתִיאֵל‎)]. 1. An ancestor of Sallu, a Benjaminite and provincial leader who agreed to settle in Jerusalem (Neh 11:7). Although Sallu’s line is referred to in both the list in Nehemiah 11 and 1 Chronicles 9 (cf. v 7), Ithiel is not mentioned. This, like other differences
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ithiel. 1. Ancestor of Sallu, a Benjamite who lived in Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile (Neh 11:7).2. One of two persons to whom Agur spoke his proverbs (Prv 30:1).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ithiel and Ucal
Ithiel and Ucal iʹthēəl, oo̅ʹkal [Heb. ʾîṯîʾēl weʾuḵāl] (Prov. 30:1). The names of two persons to whom Agur addressed his words. The text is obscure, however; such an introduction seems strange—nowhere else in Proverbs is the audience named. Although T. Mauch (IDB, s.v. “Ucal”) points to “Surely
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ITHIEL1. Ancestor of Sallu, a Benjamite who lived in Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile (Neh 11:7).2. One of the two persons to whom Agur spoke his proverbs (Prv 30:1, nlt mg).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ITHIEL1. A Benjamite, the son of Jesaiah, in the time of Nehemiah (Neh 11:7).2. A man to whom, along with Ucal, the words of Agur were addressed (Prov 30:1).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
ITHIEL. Probably ‘God is with me’ (correcting Heb. pointing to ’ittîēl). 1. A Benjaminite ancestor of Sallu who resided in Jerusalem in Nehemiah’s time (Ne. 11:7). 2. A man mentioned with Ucal in Pr. 30:1. An altering of the word-divisions results in the more satisfactory rendering: ‘I have wearied
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ithiel (Heb. ʾɩ̂ṯɩ̂ʾēl)1. A Benjaminite in postexilic Jerusalem; ancestor of Sallu (Neh. 11:7).2. A person addressed, with Ucal, in the wisdom discourse of Agur the son of Jakeh (Prov. 30:1). The terms are not rendered as proper names in the LXX or Vulg., and various translations (“signs of God,”
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ith´i-el (God is with me).1. A Benjamite, son of Jesaiah. Neh. 11:7.2. One of two persons—Ithiel and Ucal—to whom Agur ben-Jakeh delivered his discourse. Prov. 30:1. (b.c. about 900.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
ITH´IEL (ithʹi-el; perhaps, “God with me”).1. The son of Jeshaiah and father of Maaseiah, a Benjamite, one of whose posterity returned from Babylon (Neh. 11:7), long before 536 b.c.2. A person mentioned along with Ucal in Prov. 30:1, to whom the words of Agur’s prophecy were addressed.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
ITHIEL [ITH ih el] (God is with me) — the name of two men in the Old Testament:1. A Benjamite who returned from Babylon to Jerusalem after the Captivity (Neh. 11:7).2. A person to whom Agur addressed his oracle (Prov. 30:1).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ITHIEL<ith’-i-el> ([אִיתִיאֵל‎, ’ithi’el], “God is”):1. A son of Jeshaiah of the tribe of Benjamin, mentioned among the inhabitants of Jerusalem in Nehemiah’s day (Neh 11:7).2. The name is perhaps also found in the oracle of Agur (Prov 30:1).See ITHIEL AND UCAL.
ITHIEL AND UCAL([אִתתִיאֵל וְאֻכָל‎, ’ithi’el we’ukhal]): Names of the two men to whom Agur the son of Jakeh spoke his words (Prov 30:1). The purport of introducing these persons is strange and obscure; the margin proposes therefore, by the use of a different pointing, to read the verse, “The man