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Joel

Meaning: Jehovah is his God.

This was the name of seven biblical men:

  1. The oldest of Samuel's two sons appointed by him as judges in Beersheba (1 Sam. 8:2).

  2. A descendant of Reuben (1 Chr. 5:4, 8).

  3. One of David's famous warriors (1 Chr. 11:38).

  4. A Levite of the family of Gershom (Gershon) (1 Chr. 15:7, 11).

  5. 1 Chr. 7:3.

  6. 1 Chr. 27:20.

  7. The second of the twelve minor prophets. He was the son of Pethuel. His personal history is only known from his book.

Author: Matthew G. Easton.