Joel (Joh´uhl; Heb., “Yah[weh] is God”)

A common name in the Hebrew Bible. 1 One of the sons of Samuel who became a judge, but perverted justice (1Sam 8:2). 2 A Simeonite whose name appears in early genealogical records (1Chr 4:35). 3 A member of the tribe of Reuben, and the father of Shemaiah (1Chr 5:8). 4 The father of Shema (1Chr 5:12), he may be the same person mentioned in 3. 5 The father of Heman, a Kohathite singer (1Chr 6:33). 6 The son of Azariah and the father of Elkanah (1Chr 6:36). 7 One of the five sons of Izrahiah, all of them chief men (1Chr 7:3). He may be the same person as 6. 8 The brother of Nathan and one of David’s “mighty warriors” (1Chr 11:38). 9 The chief of 130 Levites, descendants of Gershom, who was included among the Levites appointed by David to accompany the Ark to Jerusalem (1Chr 15:7; 1Chr 15:11). 10 The father of one of the Levites, Heman, appointed by David to sing as the Ark was brought to Jerusalem (1Chr 15:17). He may be the same as 5. 11 One of the three sons of the Levite Ladan (1Chr 23:8). 12 One of the two sons of Jehieli who were in charge of the treasuries of the house of the Lord (1Chr 26:22). 13 The son of Pedaiah; he was one of the officers from the half-tribe of Manasseh in David’s kingdom (1Chr 27:20). 14 A Levite in the reign of King Hezekiah (ca. 725–697 BCE); he helped in the resanctification of the Temple (2Chr 29:12). 15 One of seven sons of Nebo; he put aside his foreign wife and his children at the behest of Ezra (Ezra 10:43). 16 A Benjaminite, the son of Zichri, who was a leader among those who lived in Jerusalem at the time of its restoration under Nehemiah (sixth century BCE). 17 The son of Pethuel and the prophet of the book of Joel (Joel 1:1; Acts 2:16).

1Sam 8:2

2The name of his firstborn son was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judges in Beer-sheba.

1Chr 4:35

35Joel, Jehu son of Joshibiah son of Seraiah son of Asiel,

1Chr 5:8

8and Bela son of Azaz, son of Shema, son of Joel, who lived in Aroer, as far as Nebo and Baal-meon.

1Chr 5:12

12Joel the chief, Shapham the second, Janai, and Shaphat in Bashan.

1Chr 6:33

33These are the men who served; and their sons were: Of the Kohathites: Heman, the singer, son of Joel, son of Samuel,

1Chr 6:36

36son of Elkanah, son of Joel, son of Azariah, son of Zephaniah,

1Chr 7:3

3The son of Uzzi: Izrahiah. And the sons of Izrahiah: Michael, Obadiah, Joel, and Isshiah, five, all of them chiefs;

1Chr 11:38

38Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar son of Hagri,

1Chr 15:7

7of the sons of Gershom, Joel the chief, with one hundred thirty of his kindred;

1Chr 15:11

11David summoned the priests Zadok and Abiathar, and the Levites Uriel, Asaiah, Joel, Shemaiah, Eliel, and Amminadab.

1Chr 15:17

17So the Levites appointed Heman son of Joel; and of his kindred Asaph son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari, their kindred, Ethan son of Kushaiah;

1Chr 23:8

8The sons of Ladan: Jehiel the chief, Zetham, and Joel, three.

1Chr 26:22

22The sons of Jehieli, Zetham and his brother Joel, were in charge of the treasuries of the house of the Lord.

1Chr 27:20

20for the Ephraimites, Hoshea son of Azaziah; for the half-tribe of Manasseh, Joel son of Pedaiah;

2Chr 29:12

12Then the Levites arose, Mahath son of Amasai, and Joel son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites; and of the sons of Merari, Kish son of Abdi, and Azariah ... View more

Ezra 10:43

43Of the descendants of Nebo: Jeiel, Mattithiah, Zabad, Zebina, Jaddai, Joel, and Benaiah.

Joel 1:1

1The word of the Lord that came to Joel son of Pethuel:

Acts 2:16

16No, this is what was spoken through the prophet Joel:

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