az'-ri-el (`azri'el, "God's help"):

(1) One of the leading men of the half-tribe of Manasseh, East of the Jordan, who with others of his tribe was carried captive by the king of Assyria (1 Chronicles 5:24ff).

(2) The father of Jerimoth of the tribe of Naphtali in the reign of King David (1 Chronicles 27:19).

(3) The father of Seraiah, one of the officers sent by Jehoiakim to arrest Jeremiah and Baruch (Jeremiah 36:26).

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

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