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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jeiel the Secretary
Jeiel the Secretary (יְעוּאֵל‎, ye'u'el). Also spelled Jeuel. A secretary during the reign of Uzziah (2 Chr 26:11).
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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.
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