Jediael

Jediael [N] [H] [S]

known by God.

  • One of the sons of Benjamin, whose descendants numbered 17,200 warriors ( 1 Chronicles 7:6 1 Chronicles 7:10 1 Chronicles 7:11 ).

  • A Shimrite, one of David's bodyguard ( 1 Chronicles 11:45 ). Probably same as in 12:20 .

  • A Korhite of the family of Ebiasaph, and one of the gate-keepers to the temple ( 1 Chronicles 26:2 ).

    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 Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Jediael". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Jediael [N] [E] [S]

    the science
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

    Bibliography Information

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

    JEDIAEL

    je-di'-a-el (yedhi`a'-el, "God makes known" (?)):

    (1) A "son" of Benjamin or probably of Zebulun (1 Chronicles 7:6,10,11). See Curtis, Chronicles, 145-49, who suggests emending the name to yachle'el, Jahleel, in agreement with Genesis 46:24.

    (2) One of David's mighty men (1 Chronicles 11:45), probably = the Manassite who deserted to David at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:20 (Hebrew 21)).

    (3) A Korahite doorkeeper in David's reign (1 Chronicles 26:2).


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