Jeiel (Ezr. 8:13)
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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.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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) [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
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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
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