Jehezkel (priest)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehezkel (יְחֶזְקֵאל‎, yechezqel). Also called Ezekiel. A leader of one of the 24 priestly families whose time of service was determined by lot in 1 Chr 24:1–19. Jehezkel received the 20th lot (1 Chr 24:16).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehezkel (Person)
JEHEZKEL (PERSON) [Heb yĕḥezqēʾl (יְחֶזְקֵאל)]. Priest who received the 20th position in the priestly order of the Temple during the reign of David (1 Chr 24:16). 1 Chronicles 24 is the only place where Jehezkel appears in the OT. The name, however, represents a very slight modification from the name
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehezkel, Jehezekel
Jehezkel, Jehezekel. Levite assigned to temple duty in David’s time (1 Chr 24:16, kjv Jehezekel).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jehezkel jə-hezʹkel [Heb. yeḥezqēʾl—‘God strengthens’]; AV JEHEZEKEL. A priest of the twentieth priestly order in David’s time (1 Ch. 24:16).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JEHEZKEL Levite assigned to temple duty in David’s time; leader of the 20th division (1 Chr 24:16).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JEHEZEKEL. A priest in David’s time who was made 20th in course of service (1 Chr 24:16).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jehezkel (Heb. yĕḥezqēʾl)The leader of the twentieth division of priests at the time of David (1 Chr. 24:16).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jehezkel [jə hĕzˊkĕl] (Heb. yeḥezqē˒l “may God give strength”). The leader of the twentieth division of priests at the time of David (1 Chr. 24:16; KJV “Jehezekel“).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehez´ekel (whom God makes strong), a priest to whom was given by David the charge of the twentieth of the twenty-four courses in the service of the house of Jehovah. 1 Chron. 24:16. (b.c. 1014.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
JEHEZ´KEL (je-hezʹkel; “God will strengthen”). The head of the twentieth division of priests under David (1 Chron. 24:16). See Ezekiel.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
JEHEZEKEL [juh HEZ uh kel] (God strengthens) — a priest descended from Aaron (1 Chr. 24:16; Jehezkel, NIV, NRSV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JEHEZKEL; JEHEZEKEL<je-hez’-kel> (Revised Version (British and American)), <je-hez’-e-kel> (the King James Version) ([יְחֶזְקֵאל‎, yechezqe’l] “God strengthens”):1. A priest of David’s time (1 Ch 24:16).2. Jehezkel in Ezek 1:3 King James Version margin, for EZEKIEL (which see).
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