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Jeiel (Ezr. 8:13)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jeiel, Son of Adonikam
Jeiel, Descendant of Adonikam (יְעִיאֵל‎, ye'i'el). Also rendered Jeuel. A leader of the descendants of Adonikam who returned from exile with Ezra (Ezra 8:13). Jeiel, Eliphelet, and Shemaiah were leading a group of 60 men from the family of Adonikam.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jeiel (Person)
JEIEL (PERSON) [Heb yĕʿı̂ʾēl (יְעִיאֵל)]. Name of 11 people in postexilic books of the Hebrew Bible. The form of the name sometimes alternates between Jeiel (yĕʿı̂ʾēl) and Jeuel (yĕʿûʾēl) either as a Qere and Ketib or between the MT and some of the versions; this is similar to the variation between
Jeuel (Person)
JEUEL (PERSON) [Heb yĕʿûʾēl (יְעוּאֵל)]. A personal name combining the theophoric element ʾēl with a component that cannot be determined with certainty. Rudolph (Esra und Nehemia HAT, 78), derives it from Ar wʿj which is used to describe the healing of broken bones or the closing of a wound and can
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jeiel
Jeiel. 1. Chief in Reuben’s tribe (1 Chr 5:7).2. Benjamite who lived at Gibeon, and an ancestor of Israel’s first king, Saul (1 Chr 9:35, kjv Jehiel).3. One of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:44, kjv Jehiel). He is perhaps identical with #1 above.4. Levite gatekeeper in the sanctuary. He may also have
Jeuel
Jeuel. 1. Descendant of Judah residing in postexilic Jersualem (1 Chr 9:6).2. Levite who took part in Hezekiah’s reforms (2 Chr 29:13, kjv Jeiel).3. Head of a family that returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the exile (Ezr 8:13, kjv Jeiel).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jeiel
JEIEL1. Chief in Reuben’s tribe (1 Chr 5:7).2. Benjamite who lived at Gibeon and an ancestor of Israel’s first king, Saul (1 Chr 8:29; 9:35).3. One of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:44). He is perhaps identical with #1 above.4. Levite gatekeeper in the sanctuary. He seems to have served as a musician
Jeuel
JEUEL1. Descendant of Judah residing in postexilic Jerusalem (1 Chr 9:6).2. Levite who took part in Hezekiah’s reforms (2 Chr 29:13).3. Head of a family who returned to Jerusalem with Ezra after the exile (Ezr 8:13).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jeiel
Jeiel (ji-i´uhl; Heb., “El [God] takes away”).1 A family chief in the tribe of Reuben (1 Chron. 5:7).2 A Benjaminite, the father of Gibeon and great-grandfather of Saul (1 Chron. 8:29; 9:35).3 The son of Hotham the Aroerite; one of David’s warriors (1 Chron. 11:44).4 A levitical musician of the Merarite
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jeiel
JEIEL1. A Reubenite chief at the time when Tiglath-pileser took into captivity the Transjordanic tribes (1 Chr 5:7).2. The founder of Israelite Gibeon, father of Ner who was grandfather of King Saul (1 Chr 9:35, ASV, RSV: Jehiel in KJV).3. The son of Hotham the Aroerite, one of David’s mighty men
Jeuel
JEUEL. Listed as head of one of the families of Judah which returned to Jerusalem after the Exile (1 Chr 9:6). See also Jeiel 7 (spelled Jeuel in RSV).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jeiel
Jeiel (Heb. yĕʿêʾēl) (also JEHIEL, JEUEL)A common levitical name from the time of David to that of Ezra and Nehemiah. The variation in the spelling of this name (Jehiel, Jeuel) is simply due to Hebrew orthography.1. A chief of a Reubenite clan (1 Chr. 5:7).2. The father of Gibeon and a Levite in
Jeuel
Jeuel (Heb. yĕʿŝʾēl)1. The head of a father’s house of Zerah of the tribe of Judah; a clan listed among the returning exiles who settled in Jerusalem (1 Chr. 9:6).2. A Levite of the sons of Elizaphan; one of 14 who cleansed the temple during Hezekiah’s renewal (2 Chr. 29:13; probably to be read
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Je-iel
Je-i´el (treasured of God).1. A Reubenite of the house of Joel. 1 Chron. 5:7.2. A Merarite Levite, one of the gate-keepers to the sacred tent. 1 Chron. 15:18. His duty was also to play the harp, ver. 21, or the psaltery and harp, 16:5, in the service before the ark. (b.c. 1043.)3. A Gershonite Levite,
Jeuel
Je´uel, a chief man of Judah, one of the Bene-Zerah. 1 Chron. 9:6; comp. 2. [Jeiel.]
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jeiel
JEI´EL (je-iʹ-el).1. A Reubenite of the house of Joel at the time of the taking of some census, apparently on the deportation of the trans-Jordanic tribes by Tiglath-pileser (1 Chron. 5:7), about 740 b.c.2. A Benjamite, apparently the founder (“father”), as well as a resident, of Gibeon, and the husband
Jeuel
JEU´EL (je-ūʹel).1. A descendant of Zerah who, with 690 of his relatives, dwelt in Jerusalem after the captivity (1 Chron. 9:6), 536 b.c.2. One of the “last” sons of Adonikam who, with sixty males, formed part of the caravan of Ezra from Babylon to Jerusalem (Ezra 8:13; “Jeiel,” KJV), about 457 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jeiel
Jeielsnatched away by God. (1.) A descendant of Benjamin (1 Chr. 9:35; 8:29).(2.) One of the Levites who took part in praising God on the removal of the ark to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 16:5).(3.) 2 Chr. 29:13. A Levite of the sons of Asaph.(4.) 2 Chr. 26:11. A scribe.(5.) 1 Chr. 5:7. A Reubenite chief.
See also
Relatives
Adonikam Father
Shemaiah Brother
Eliphelet Brother