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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).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
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
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
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
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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