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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #03100 - יוֹאֵל

Word Origin
from (03068) and (0410)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Joel = “Jehovah is God”

1) son of Pethuel and the 2nd of the 12 minor prophets with a book by his name; probably prophesied in the time of king Uzziah of Judah

2) eldest son of Samuel the prophet and father of Heman the singer

3) a Simeonite chief

4) a Reubenite

5) a chief of Gad

6) son of Izrahiah and a chief of Issachar

7) brother of Nathan of Zobah and one of David’s mighty warriors

8) son of Pedaiah and a chief of the half tribe of Manasseh west of the Jordan in the time of David

9) a son of Nebo who returned with Ezra and had a foreign wife

10) a Benjamite, son of Zichri

11) a Levite

12) a Kohathite Levite in the reign of Hezekiah

13) a Gershonite Levite chief in the time of David

14) a Gershonite Levite, son of Jehiel and a descendant of Laadan

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (19) NAS (20) HCS (19)
1 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 14
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Joel 1
1 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 15
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Joel 1
1 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 14
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Joel 1
n-p 19
n-p 17
n-p 17

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יוֺאֵל proper name, masculineᵐ5 Ἰωηλ (usually interpreted as ׳י is God, compare אֵלִיָּהוּ; but Phoenician יאל ֗֗֗ CIS i. 132l. 4 & in יאלפעל (Louvre) apparently proper name, of deity, perhaps = Iolaos, CIS i. p. 163 & references; see also Nes Eg 86 RS K 301; Nes strong-willed, compare ויל, ואל Sinaitic Inscription , see ואלו Eut Sin. Inschr. No.5 + often, yet compare Dr stud. Bib. i. 5 n.; W in RS l.c. proposes connection with Arabic Wâil in proper name, of a tribe Bakr Wâil (√ take refuge) compare RS K 194) —

1 Samuel's firstborn 1 Samuel 8:2,1Chronicles 6:18; insert also v. 1 Chronicles 6:13 after ᵐ5 L Ἰωηλ (compare Dr 1 Samuel 8:2).

2 a Simeonite prince 1 Chronicles 4:35.

3 a Reubenite 1 Chronicles 5:4,8.

4 a Gadite chief 1 Chronicles 5:12.

5 a chief man of Issachar 1 Chronicles 7:3.

6 one of David's heroes 1 Chronicles 11:38.

7 a chief of Manassesh 1 Chronicles 27:20.

8 a Jew of Ezra's time Ezra 10:43.

9 a Benjamite Nehemiah 11:9.

10 the prophet, son of Pethuel Joel 1:1.

11 Levites

a. 1 Chronicles 6:21;

b. 2 Chronicles 29:12;

c. 1 Chronicles 15:7,11,17, perhaps=

d. 1 Chronicles 23:8; 1 Chronicles 26:22.

יוֺאָשׁ see יְהוֺאָשׁ.

יוֺזָבָד see יְהוֺזָבָד. p 220

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יוֹאֵל (“to whom Jehovah is God,” i.e. worshipper of Jehovah), pr.n. Joel

(1) a prophet, son of Pethuel, Joel 1:1.

(2) the eldest son of Samuel, 1 Samuel 8:2.

(3) a son of king Uzziah, 1 Chronicles 6:21 for which (by a manifest [transcriptural] error), there is, verse 1 Chronicles 6:9, שָׁאוּל; also the name of others.

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List of Word Forms
וְיוֹאֵ֑ל וְיוֹאֵ֖ל וְיוֹאֵ֣ל וְיוֹאֵ֥ל וְיוֹאֵ֧ל ויואל יוֹאֵ֑ל יוֹאֵ֔ל יוֹאֵ֖ל יוֹאֵ֣ל יוֹאֵל֙ יואל veyoEl wə·yō·w·’êl wəyōw’êl yō·w·’êl yoEl yōw’êl
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