(Je·iʹel) [God has healed, or, preserved].
2. A Benjamite who, together with his family (wife Maacah and ten sons), was a settler of Gibeon; an ancestor of King Saul. (1 Chron. 8:29; 9:35-39) Apparently the same as Abiel.—1 Sam. 9:1; see ABIEL No. 1.
4. A Levite, both a gatekeeper and a musician, who participated in the musical celebration when the Ark was first brought to Jerusalem and thereafter played in front of the tent that contained it.—1 Chron. 15:17, 18, 21, 28; 16:1, 4, 5 (the second occurrence of the name in verse 5).
5. Another Levitical musician who performed the same services as No. 4 above. (1 Chron. 16:5, the first occurrence of the name in that verse) He is called Jaaziel at 1 Chronicles 15:18 and Aziel in 15:20.
6. A Levitical descendant of Asaph and ancestor of the Levite who encouraged King Jehoshaphat and the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem not to fear their enemies for Jehovah would be with his people.—2 Chron. 20:14-17.
7. The secretary who registered and numbered King Uzziah’s army.—2 Chron. 26:11.
10. One of the sons of Nebo who sent away their foreign wives and sons in Ezra’s day.—Ezra 10:43, 44.