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Jeruel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jeruel
Jeruel (יְרוּאֵל‎, yeru'el). A wilderness region between Jerusalem and the Dead Sea on the ascent of Ziz. Jahaziel informed Jehoshaphat that he would encounter the hordes of Ammon, Moab, and the Meunites there (2 Chr 20:16).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jeruel (Place)
JERUEL (PLACE) [Heb yĕrûʾēl (יְרוּאֵל)]. A portion of the Wilderness of Judah which can be located probably to the SE of the Wilderness of Tekoa (2 Chr 20:20) and to the NW of the ascent of Ziz and En-gedi. The E side of this wilderness became the scene of Yahweh’s defeat of the allied forces of Ammonites,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jeruel
Jeruel. Wilderness region lying southeast of Tekoa near En-gedi, just above and west of the cliff of Ziz (2 Chr 20:16). Its exact location is unknown, but some identify it with el-Hasasah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jeruel
Jeruel jə-roo̅ʹəl, jerʹoo̅-əl [Heb. yerûʾēl—‘founded by El’]. Jahaziel prophesied that King Jehoshaphat should meet the hordes of Moabites and Ammonites, after they had come up by the “ascent of Ziz,” “at the end of the valley [i.e., wâdī], before the wilderness of Jeruel,” (2 Ch. 20:16). The
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jeruel
JERUEL Wilderness lying southeast of Tekoa near En-gedi, just above and west of the cliff of Ziz (2 Chr 20:16). Some identify it with el-Hasasah.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jeruel
JERUEL. A section of the wilderness of Judah, above and W of the cliffs overlooking the Dead Sea (2 Chr 20:16, RSV), between Tekoa and En-gedi.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jeruel
JERUEL (Heb. yerû’ēl, ‘founded by El’; lxx ‘Jeriel’). Mentioned by the prophet Jahaziel as the wilderness where Jehoshaphat would meet and conquer the Moabites and Ammonites (2 Ch. 20:16). Possibly identical with, or a part of, the wilderness of *Tekoa, the country extending from the W shores of the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jeruel
Jeruel (Heb. yĕrûʾēl)An area of the Judean wilderness between En-gedi and Tekoa, situated at the ascent of Ziz (2 Chr. 20:16). Here King Jehoshaphat defeated a coalition of Ammonites and Moabites.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jeruel
Jeruel [jə rōōˊəl] (Heb. yerûēl “founded by El”). An area of the Judean wilderness between En-gedi and Tekoa, situated at the ascent of Ziz (2 Chr. 20:16). Here King Jehoshaphat defeated a coalition of Ammonites and Moabites.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jeruel
Jer´uel (founded by God), The wilderness of, the place in which Jehoshaphat was informed by Jahaziel the Levite that he should encounter the hordes of Ammon, Moab, and the Mehunims. 2 Chron. 20:16. The name has not been met with.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jeruel
JERU´EL (je-rūʹel; “founded by God”). “The wilderness of Jeruel” is mentioned (2 Chron. 20:16) by Jahaziel as the place where Jehoshaphat would meet the Moabites and Ammonites and overcome them. This “wilderness” was, doubtless, a part of the great stretch of flat country, bounded on the S by Wadi el
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jeruel
Jeruelfounded by God, a “desert” on the ascent from the valley of the Dead Sea towards Jerusalem. It lay beyond the wilderness of Tekoa, in the direction of Engedi (2 Chr. 20:16, 20). It corresponds with the tract of country now called el-Hasasah.