Joel [N] [H] [S]
Jehovah is his God. The oldest of Samuel's two sons appointed by him as judges in Beersheba ( 1 Samuel 8:2 ). (See VASHNI (n/a).) A descendant of Reuben ( 1 Chronicles 5:4 1 Chronicles 5:8 ). One of David's famous warriors ( 1 Chronicles 11:38 ). A Levite of the family of Gershom ( 1 Chronicles 15:7 1 Chronicles 15:11 ). 1 Chronicles 7:3 . 1 Chronicles 27:20 . The second of the twelve minor prophets. He was the son of Pethuel. His personal history is only known from his book.
These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Joel". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .