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Asiel

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