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Jehiel

Meaning: God's living one

The name of ten biblical men:

  1. The father of Gibeon (1 Chr. 9:35).

  2. One of David's guard (1 Chr. 11:44).

  3. One of the Levites “of the second degree,” appointed to conduct the music on the occasion of the ark's being removed to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 15:18, 20).

  4. A Hachmonite, a tutor in the family of David toward the close of his reign (1 Chr. 27:32).

  5. The second of Jehoshaphat's six sons (2 Chr. 21:2).

  6. One of the Levites of the family of Heman who assisted Hezekiah in his work of reformation (2 Chr. 29:14).

  7. A “prince” and “ruler of the house of God” who contributed liberally to the renewal of the temple sacrifices under Josiah (2 Chr. 35:8).

  8. The father of Obadiah (Ezra 8:9).

  9. One of the “sons” of Elam (Ezra 10:26).

  10. Ezra 10:21.