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Jehiel (son of Ladan)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Also called Jehieli (יְחִיאֵלִי‎, yechi'eliy). The chief of the three sons of Ladan listed among the Gershonite Levites whom David appointed to serve in the house of God (1 Chr 23:7–8; 26:21–22; 29:8). Jehieli and his brothers, Joel and Zetham, were overseers of the treasuries (1 Chr 26:21–22), including the precious stones given willingly by the people to God (1 Chr 29:8).
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jehiel, Son of Ladan
Jehiel, Son of Ladan (יְחִיאֵל‎, yechi'el). Also called Jehieli (יְחִיאֵלִי‎, yechi'eliy). The chief of the three sons of Ladan listed among the Gershonite Levites whom David appointed to serve in the house of God (1 Chr 23:7–8; 26:21–22; 29:8). Jehieli and his brothers, Joel and Zetham, were overseers
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jehiel (Person)
JEHIEL (PERSON) [Heb yĕhı̂ʾēl (יְהִיאֵל)]. Var. JEHIELI. Nine persons in the Hebrew Bible, along with the parallel references in 1 Esdras, bear this name.1. A Levite musician appointed at the time of David. At the command of David, the levitical leaders selected musicians; Jehiel was among those of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jehiel
Jehiel. 1. kjv spelling of Jeiel, King Saul’s ancestor, in 1 Chronicles 9:35.See Jeiel #2.2. kjv spelling of Jeiel, Hotham’s son, in 1 Chronicles 11:44.See Jeiel #3.3. A Levite musician who, along with other Levites appointed by David, played a psaltery at the removal of the ark to Jerusalem (1 Chr
Jehieli, Jehielite
Jehieli, Jehielite. Alternate spelling of Jehiel, a Levite and founder of the Jehielite family, in 1 Chronicles 26:21, 22.See Jehiel #4.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jehiel
2. A Gershonite, head of a Levitical house (1 Ch. 23:8; 29:8), who supervised the treasury of the temple in the early monarchy. He was the father of a priestly family known as Jehieli (1 Ch. 26:21f.).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jehiel
JEHIEL1. kjv spelling of Jeiel, King Saul’s ancestor, in 1 Chronicles 9:35. See Jeiel #2.2. kjv spelling of Jeiel, Hotham’s son, in 1 Chronicles 11:44. See Jeiel #3.3. A Levite musician who, along with other Levites appointed by David, played a psaltery at the removal of the ark to Jerusalem (1 Chr
Jehieli, Jehielite
JEHIELI*, JEHIELITE* Alternate spelling of Jehiel, a Levite and founder of the Jehielite family, in 1 Chronicles 26:21–22. See Jehiel #4.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jehiel
Jehiel (ji-hi´uhl; Heb., “El [God] lives”).1 The son of Ladan (1 Chron. 23:8). He founded a priestly family called the Jehieli (26:21–22) and had charge of the temple treasury under King David (29:8).2 A levitical musician who served before the ark (1 Chron. 15:18, 20; 16:5).3 An attendant of King
Ladan
Ladan (lay´duhn).1 An Ephraimite, the father of Ammihud and ancestor of Joshua (1 Chron. 7:26).2 The head of the Gershonite group of Levites (1 Chron. 23:7–9; 26:21); he is also called Libni (Exod. 6:17; Num. 3:18). See also Libni.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehiel
JEHIEL1. The “father” or founder of Gibeon, husband of Maacah and father of a number of sons (1 Chr 9:35), including Kish, the father of King Saul (vv. 36, 39).2. The son of Hotham the Aroerite. With his brother Shama, Jehiel was one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:44).3. A Levite musician who was
Jehieli
JEHIELI. A son of Laadan the Gershonite whose two sons were in charge of the treasury (1 Chr 26:22). See Jehiel 4.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jehiel
Jehiel (Heb. yĕḥɩ̂ʾēl) (also JEHIELI)1. A Levite and musician in Jerusalem at the time of David (1 Chr. 15:18). He was a harpist appointed to the second rank of musicians who played while the ark was moved to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 15:20) and later served before the ark (16:5).2. A Gershonite Levite,
Jehieli
Jehieli (Heb. yĕḥɩ̂ʾēlɩ̂)A levitical family descended from Jehiel 2, responsible for the temple treasuries (1 Chr. 26:21).
Ladan
Ladan (Heb. laʿdān)1. An Ephraimite, and ancestor of Joshua (1 Chr. 7:26).2. A Levite of the lineage of Gershon (1 Chr. 23:7–8; 26:21). He is apparently the same as Libni (1) at Exod. 6:17; Num. 3:18.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jehieli
Jehieli [jə hīˊə lī] (Heb. yehî˒ēlî). A gentilic form designating the descendants of Jehiel 5 (1 Chr. 26:21–22).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehiel
Jehi´el (God lives).1. One of the Levites appointed by David to assist in the service of the house of God. 1 Chron. 15:18, 20; 16:5.2. One of the sons of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, put to death by his brother Jehoram. 2 Chron. 21:2, 4. (b.c. 887.)3. One of the rulers of the house of God at the time
Jehiel
Jehi´el (treasured of God), a perfectly distinct name from the last.1. A man described as father of Gibeon; a forefather of King Saul. 1 Chron. 9:35.2. One of the sons of Hotham the Aroerite; a member of David’s guard. 1 Chron. 11:44. (b.c. 1046.)
Jehieli
Jehi´eli (a Jehielite), according to the Authorized Version a Gershonite Levite of the family of Laadan. 1 Chron. 26:21, 22.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jehiel
JEHI´EL (je-hīʹel).1. A Levite “of the second rank,” appointed by David to play “with harps tuned to alamoth” on the occasion of the removal of the Ark to Jerusalem (1 Chron. 15:18, 20). In the former passage he and those with him are called “gatekeepers.” He is apparently the Jehiah (which see) of
Jehieli
JEHI´ELI (je-hiʹe-li; “Jehielite”). A Gershonite Levite of the family of Ladan. His sons had charge of the treasures of the Lord’s house (1 Chron. 26:21–22), before 960 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jehiel
JehielGod’s living one. (1.) The father of Gibeon (1 Chr. 9:35).(2.) One of David’s guard (1 Chr. 11:44).(3.) One of the Levites “of the second degree,” appointed to conduct the music on the occasion of the ark’s being removed to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 15:18, 20).(4.) A Hachmonite, a tutor in the family
See also
Relatives
Libni Father
Jahath Brother
Zetham Brother
Joel Son
Gershon Grandfather
Shimei Uncle
Haran Cousin
Haziel Cousin
Beriah Cousin
Jahath Cousin
Jeush Cousin
Jakim Cousin
Shimei Nephew
Zina Cousin
Roles