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Jehiel

Jehiel [N] [E]

(God lives ).

  1. One of the Levites appointed by David to assist in the service of the house of God. ( 1 Chronicles 15:18 1 Chronicles 15:20 ; 16:5 )
  2. One of the sons of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, put to death by his brother Jehoram. ( 2 Chronicles 21:2 2 Chronicles 21:4 ) (B.C. 887.)
  3. One of the rulers of the house of God at the time of the reforms of Josiah. ( 2 Chronicles 35:8 ) (B.C. 623.)
  4. A Gershonite Levite, ( 1 Chronicles 23:8 ) who had charge of the treasures. ch. ( 1 Chronicles 28:8 )
  5. A son of Hachmoni named in the list of Davids officers, ( 1 Chronicles 27:32 ) as "with the kings sons," whatever that may mean.
  6. A Levite who took part in the restorations of King Hezekiah. ( 2 Chronicles 29:14 ) (B.C. 726.)
  7. Another Levite at the same period. ( 2 Chronicles 31:13 )
  8. Father of Obadiah, of the Bene-Joab. ( Ezra 8:9 ) (B.C. before 459.)
  9. One of the Bene-Elam, father of Shechaniah. ( Ezra 10:2 )
  10. A member of the same family, who himself had to part with his wife. ( Ezra 10:26 )
  11. A priest, one of the Bene-Harim, who also had to put away his foreign wife. ( Ezra 10:21 ) (B.C. 459.)

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jehiel'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.