Jeiel (family of Nebo)
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A member of the family of Nebo in the postexilic Jewish community. Jeiel was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:43).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
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
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
Easton’s Bible Dictionary