1 One of the leading men summoned by Ezra (Ezra 8:16). 2 In (2Sam 23:20) and (1Chr 11:22), either a personal name or a common name meaning “heroes” or “altar hearths.” 3 A word translated “altar hearth” in (Ezek 43:15-16). 4 A poetic designation for Jerusalem, apparently derived from the presence of Yahweh’s main altar there (Isa 29:1-2). The plural, translated “the valiant” in the NRSV (Isa 33:7), probably means “inhabitants of Ariel.”
16Then I sent for Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah, and Meshullam, who were leaders, and for Joiarib and Elnathan, who wer ... View more
20Benaiah son of Jehoiada was a valiant warrior from Kabzeel, a doer of great deeds; he struck down two sons of Ariel of Moab. He also went down and killed a li ... View more
22Benaiah son of Jehoiada was a valiant man of Kabzeel, a doer of great deeds; he struck down two sons of Ariel of Moab. He also went down and killed a lion in ... View more
15and the altar hearth, four cubits; and from the altar hearth projecting upward, four horns.16The altar hearth shall be square, twelve cubits long by twelve wi ... View more
The Siege of Jerusalem
1Ah, Ariel, Ariel,
the city where David encamped!
Add year to year;
let the festivals run their round.2Yet I will distress Ariel,
and the ... View more
7Listen! the valiant cry in the streets;
the envoys of peace weep bitterly.