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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Joel

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JOEL. 1. The prophet (see next article). Regarding his personal history we know nothing. 2. A son of Samuel ( 1 Samuel 8:2 , 1 Chronicles 6:28 [RV [Note: Revised Version.] ] 6:33). 3. An ancestor of Samuel ( 1 Chronicles 6:36 , called in v. 24 Shaul ). 4. A Simeonite prince ( 1 Chronicles 4:35 ). 5. A Reubenite ( 1 Chronicles 5:4; 1 Chronicles 5:8 ). 6. A Gadite chief ( 1 Chronicles 5:12 ). 7. A chief man of Issachar ( 1 Chronicles 7:3 ). 8. One of David’s heroes ( 1 Chronicles 11:38 ). 9, 10, 11. Levites ( 1 Chronicles 15:7; 1 Chronicles 15:11; 1 Chronicles 15:17; 1Ch 23:8; 1 Chronicles 26:22 , 2 Chronicles 29:12 ). 12. A Manassite chief ( 1 Chronicles 27:20 ). 13. One of those who married a foreign wife ( Ezra 10:43 [ 1Es 9:35 Juel ]). 14. A Benjamite overseer after the Exile ( Nehemiah 11:9 ).

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Joel'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/j/joel.html. 1909.

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