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Asiel

Asiel [N] [S]

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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Asiel'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Asiel [N] [H]

(created by God ).

  1. A Simeonite whose descendant Jehu lived in the reign of Hezekiah. ( 1 Chronicles 4:35 )
  2. One of the five swift writers whom Esdras was commanded to take to write the law and the history of the world. 2 Esd. 14:24.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

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

ASIEL

a'-si-el, as'-i-el (Asiel; the King James Version Asael (Tobit 1:1)):

(1) Grandfather of Jehu, one of the Simeonite "princes" mentioned in 1 Chronicles 4:35 as sharing Judah's inheritance (see Joshua 19:9).

(2) A swift writer engaged by Ezra to transcribe the law (2 Esdras 14:24).

(3) An ancestor of Tobit (Tobit 1:1). Compare Jahzeel or Jahziel (Genesis 46:24).


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ASIEL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.