Jehiel

Jehiel [N] [S]

God's living one.

  • The father of Gibeon ( 1 Chronicles 9:35 ).

  • One of David's guard ( 1 Chronicles 11:44 ).

  • One of the Levites "of the second degree," appointed to conduct the music on the occasion of the ark's being removed to Jerusalem ( 1 Chronicles 15:18 1 Chronicles 15:20 ).

  • A Hachmonite, a tutor in the family of David toward the close of his reign ( 1 Chronicles 27:32 ).

  • The second of Jehoshaphat's six sons ( 2 Chronicles 21:2 ).

  • One of the Levites of the family of Heman who assisted Hezekiah in his work of reformation ( 2 Chronicles 29:14 ).

  • A "prince" and "ruler of the house of God" who contributed liberally to the renewal of the temple sacrifices under Josiah ( 2 Chronicles 35:8 ).

  • The father of Obadiah ( Ezra 8:9 ).

  • One of the "sons" of Elam ( Ezra 10:26 ).

  • Ezra 10:21 .

    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
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

  • 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.

    Jehiel [N] [E]

    (treasured of God ), a perfectly distinct name from the last.

    1. A man described as father of Gibeon; a fore-father of King Saul. ( 1 Chronicles 9:35 )
    2. One of the sons of Hotham the Aroerite; a member of Davids guard. ( 1 Chronicles 11:44 ) (B.C. 1046.)

    [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.