Jedia-el [N] [E] [H]
(known of God ).
- A chief patriarch of the tribe of Benjamin. ( 1 Chronicles 7:6 1 Chronicles 7:11 ) It is usually assumed that Jediael is the same as Ashbel, ( Genesis 46:21 ; Numbers 26:38 ; 1 Chronicles 8:1 ) but this is not certain.
- Second son of Meshelemiah, a Levite. ( 1 Chronicles 26:1 1 Chronicles 26:2 )
- Son of Shimri; one of the heroes of Davids guard. ( 1 Chronicles 11:45 ) (B.C. 1046.)
- One of the chiefs of the thousands of Manasseh who joined David on his march to Ziklag. ( 1 Chronicles 12:20 ) comp. 1Sam 30:9,10 (B.C. 1053.)
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jediael'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.