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Jediael (son of Benjamin)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jediael, Son of Benjamin
Jediael, Son of Benjamin (יְדִיעֲאֵל‎, yedi'a'el). One of Benjamin’s sons according to a genealogy in 1 Chronicles (1 Chr 7:6, 10–11; compare Gen 46:21; Num 26:38–40).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jediael (Person)
JEDIAEL (PERSON) [Heb yĕdı̂ʿăʾēl (יְדִיעֲאֵל)]. Four persons in the OT bear this name which means “Known of God.” In addition, it also appears in Neo-Babylonian texts as Ia-di-iḫ-ilı̂/Ia-a-di-ḫu-ilı̂ (Coogan 1976: 27, 75) and Ia-di-ʾ-ilu (Tallqvist 1905: 68). For similarly constructed names with
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jediael
Jediael. 1. Benjamin’s son (1 Chr 7:6, 10, 11), whose descendants were “men of valor” (or warriors) numbering 17,200 by David’s time. Some suggest that he is identifiable with Ashbel, also Benjamin’s son (Gn 46:21).See Ashbel, Ashbelite.2. Shimri’s son, listed among David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:45).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jediael
JEDIAEL1. Benjamin’s son (1 Chr 7:6, 10–11), whose descendants were warriors, numbering 17,200 by David’s time. Some suggest that he is identifiable with Ashbel, also Benjamin’s son (Gn 46:21).See also Ashbel, Ashbelite.2. Shimri’s son, listed among David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:45).3. One who deserted
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jediael
Jediael (ji-di´ay-uhl; Heb., possibly “El [God] knows”).1 A son of Benjamin and head of a large family group (1 Chron. 7:6, 10–11).2 The son of Shimri; he and his brother Joha were members of David’s fighting band (1 Chron. 11:45); he may be the same person who defected to David at Ziklag from the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jediael
JEDIAEL1. One of the three sons of Benjamin. He was the ancestor of a great family, renowned as warriors and numbering 17, 200 men “ready for service in war” in David’s time (1 Chr 7:6, 10–11), RSV).2. The son of Shimri, he is listed as one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:45).3. One of the men of
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jediael
Jediael (Heb. yĕḏɩ̂ʿăʾēl)1. A Benjaminite, ancestor of mighty warriors (1 Chr. 7:6, 10–11). The genealogy in which he is named may actually be that of Zebulun, which is not listed here among the northern tribes.2. A son of Shimri; one of David’s Champions (1 Chr. 11:45).3. A military chief from
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jedia-el
Jedi´a-el (known of God).1. A chief patriarch of the tribe of Benjamin. 1 Chron. 7:6, 11. It is usually assumed that Jediael is the same as Ashbel, Gen. 46:21; Num. 26:38; 1 Chron. 8:1; but this is not certain.2. Second son of Meshelemiah, a Levite. 1 Chron. 26:1, 2.3. Son of Shimri; one of the heroes
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jediael
JEDI´AEL (je-diʹa-el; “known of God”).1. One of the “sons” of Benjamin, ancestor of many Benjamite families, numbering, according to David’s census, 17,200 warriors (1 Chron. 7:6, 10–11). He is usually identified with Ashbel (1 Chron. 8:1) but may have been a later descendant of Benjamin, who reached
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jediael
Jediaelknown by God. (1.) One of the sons of Benjamin, whose descendants numbered 17,200 warriors (1 Chr. 7:6, 10, 11).(2.) A Shimrite, one of David’s bodyguard (1 Chr. 11:45). Probably same as in 12:20.(3.) A Korhite of the family of Ebiasaph, and one of the gate-keepers to the temple (1 Chr. 26:2).
See also
Relatives
Benjamin Father
Bela Brother
Huppim Brother
Ashbel Brother
Ahiram Brother
Gera Brother
Becher Brother
Rosh Brother
Ard Brother
Muppim Brother
Ehi Brother
Rapha Brother
Nohah Brother
Aharah Brother
Bilhan Son
Jacob Grandfather
Joseph Uncle
Judah Uncle
Reuben Uncle
Rachel Grandmother
Levi Uncle
Gad Uncle
Simeon Uncle
Asher Uncle
Zebulun Uncle
Issachar Uncle
Naphtali Uncle
Dan Uncle
Manasseh Cousin
Ephraim Cousin
Zerah Cousin
Dinah Aunt
Perez Cousin
Jochebed Cousin
Merari Cousin
Kohath Cousin
Er Cousin
Gershon Cousin
Onan Cousin
Shelah Cousin
Saul Cousin
Carmi Cousin
Hezron Cousin
Jamin Cousin
Jachin Cousin
Nemuel Cousin
Pallu Cousin
Zohar Cousin
Beriah Cousin
Tola Cousin
Ishvi Cousin
Imnah Cousin
Naaman Nephew
Shillem Cousin
Guni Cousin
Enoch Cousin
Jashub Cousin
Puvah Cousin
Elon Cousin
Shimron Cousin
Hushim Cousin
Ohad Cousin
Jezer Cousin
Eri Cousin
Areli Cousin
Jahzeel Cousin
Shuni Cousin
Haggi Cousin
Sered Cousin
Serah Cousin
Shobal Cousin
Ezbon Cousin
Gera Nephew
Ishvah Cousin
Ziphion Cousin
Jahleel Cousin
Arodi Cousin
Abishua Nephew
Addar Nephew
Ozni Cousin
Huram Nephew
Zephon Cousin
Joash Nephew
Omri Nephew
Eliab Cousin
Benjamin Grandson
Abihud Nephew
Ahoah Nephew
Ehud Grandson
Abijah Nephew
Elioenai Nephew
Eliezer Nephew
Jerimoth Nephew
Uzziel Nephew
Tarshish Grandson
Uzzi Nephew
Jeush Grandson
Alemeth Nephew
Jarib Cousin
Ezbon Nephew
Chenaanah Grandson
Ir Nephew
Anathoth Nephew
Ahishahar Grandson
Bohan Cousin
Zemirah Nephew
Zethan Grandson