Overseer among the exiles who returned to Jerusalem from Babylon (Neh 11:9). It is not clear whether Joel was a member of the tribe of Judah or of Benjamin. His position as overseer was probably a lay position as opposed to a priestly or military office.
Joel, Son of Zichri (יוֹאֵל, yo'el). Overseer among the exiles who returned to Jerusalem from Babylon (Neh 11:9). It is not clear whether Joel was a member of the tribe of Judah or of Benjamin. His position as overseer was probably a lay position as opposed to a priestly or military office.
JOEL (PERSON) [Heb yôʾēl (יֹואֵל)]. Relatively common name in ancient Israel. As Dahlberg (IDB 2: 925) points out, the wide distribution of the name among the tribes of Israel is theologically significant in view of its meaning: “Yaw (Yahweh) is God.”1. A prince (Heb nāśı̂ʾ) in the tribe of Simeon
Joel (Person). 1. Levite from the family of Kohath. He was Azariah’s son and an ancestor of Elkanan, the father of Samuel the prophet (1 Sm 1:1; 1 Chr 6:36).2. Oldest son of Samuel the prophet. He and his brother Abijah so corrupted the office of judge that the elders increased their demands for a king
14. An overseer in postexilic Jerusalem (Neh. 11:9).It is possible that some of these are identical (e.g., 4 and 5, 8 and 10, and cf. 9), but the evidence is insufficient to advance beyond speculation.H. G. M. Williamson
JOEL (Person)1. Levite from the family of Kohath. He was Azariah’s son and an ancestor of Elkanah, the father of Samuel the prophet (1 Sm 1:1; 1 Chr 6:36).2. Oldest son of Samuel the prophet. He and his brother Abijah so corrupted the office of judge that the elders increased their demands for a king
Joel (joh´uhl; Heb., “the Lord is God”), the inverse form of the name Elijah (“God is the Lord”).1 One of the sons of Samuel who became a judge, but perverted justice (1 Sam. 8:2).2 A Simeonite whose name appears in early genealogical records (1 Chron. 4:35).3 A member of the tribe of Reuben, and
Vashni (vash´ni; Heb., “the second”), in some translations (e.g., the kjv), the eldest son of Samuel according to 1 Chron. 6:28. Although the present Hebrew text of this verse reads, “the firstborn [was] Vashni and Abijah,” a parallel passage in 1 Sam. 8:2 reads, “the name of his firstborn was Joel and
JOEL. This name, meaning “Yahweh is God”, was popular among the Hebrews.1. The prophet who wrote the book of Joel (1:1; Acts 2:16). There is no reference to him in the OT historical books but his writings indicate he was the only son of Pethuel and lived in Judah, probably in Jerusalem. His date depends
VASHNI. Firstborn son of Samuel the prophet (1 Chr 6:28). But 1 Sam 8:2 lists his firstborn as Joel and the second Abiah. The usual explanation is that a copyist’s error appears in the. I Chronicles reference, where the name Joel (cf.1 Chr 6:33) has been accidentally omitted and a word meaning “and
VASHNI. According to av, following the MT of 1 Ch. 6:28, Vashni was the elder son of Samuel. rv and rsv following the Syriac, and Lagarde’s recension of the lxx and the parallel text 1 Sa. 8:2 supply Joel as the name of Samuel’s elder son; the Hebrew letters of ‘Vashni’ are then repointed with ‘the’
Joel (Heb. yôʾēl)A common name in the OT (Heb. “Yah[weh] is God”).1. The elder son of the prophet Samuel. He and his brother Abijah were appointed by their father to be judges in Beer-sheba, but they perverted justice and accepted bribes (1 Sam. 8:1–3). According to 1 Chr. 6:33 (MT 18); 15:17 he
Jo´el (to whom Jehovah is God).1. Eldest son of Samuel the prophet, 1 Sam. 8:2; 1 Chron. 6:33; 15:17, and father of Heman the singer. (b.c. 1094.)2. In 1 Chron. 6:36, Authorized Version, Joel seems to be merely a corruption of Shaul in ver. 24.3. A Simeonite chief. 1 Chron. 4:35.4. A descendant of
Vash´ni (strong), the first-born of Samuel as the text now stands, 1 Chron. 6:28 (13); but in 1 Sam. 8:2 the name of his first-born is Joel. Most probably in the Chronicles the name of Joel has dropped out, and Vashni is a corruption of veshênı̂, “and (the) second.”
JO´EL (jōʹel; “Jehovah is God”).1. The eldest of the two sons of Samuel, appointed by him as judges in Beersheba. By the taking of bribes and perversion of judgment they led to the popular desire for a monarchy (1 Sam. 8:2–3; 1 Chron. 6:28), before 1030 b.c. He is named as the father of Heman, the