az'-a-rel `azarel, ("God is helper"; the King James Version reads Azareel in numbers 1-5, Azarael in numbers 6):

(1) A Korahite who entered the army of David at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:6).

(2) A musician in the temple appointed by lot; son of Heman (1 Chronicles 25:18; compare Uzziel, 1 Chronicles 25:4).

(3) A captain of the tribe of Da in the service of David (1 Chronicles 27:22).

(4) One of those who had "strange wives," a son of Bani (Ezra 10:41).

(5) The father of Amashai, a priest who dwelt in Jerusalem after the Exile (Nehemiah 11:13).

(6) A priest's son who played the trumpet in the procession when the wall was dedicated (Nehemiah 12:36).

A. L. Breslich

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