Bible Names N-Z: Raguel
Raguel in Easton's Bible Dictionary
friend of God, (Num. 10:29)=Reuel (q.v.), Ex. 2:18, the
father-in-law of Moses, and probably identical with
Raguel in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("friend of God.")
1. Prince priest of Midian; father of Zipporah, Moses'
wife, and of Jethro and Hobab. (See JETHRO; HOBAB.) (Exodus
2:21; Exodus 3:1; Numbers 10:29). The older tradition, and the
insecurity from Egyptian power which Moses would have been
exposed to in the W. of the Elanitic gulf, favor the view that
Raguel lived on the coast E. of the Elanitic gulf.
2. Genesis 36:4.
Raguel in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Raguel in Naves Topical Bible
-Also called REUEL and JETHRO
Raguel in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(friend of God).
1. Probably the same as Jethro. [JETHRO; HOBAB] (B.C.
2. A pious Jew of "Ecbatane, a of Media," father of
Sara, the wife of Tobias. Tob. 3:7,17, etc.
Raguel in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
ra-gu'-el, rag'-u-el (Rhagouel): "The friend of God," of
Ecbatana, the husband of Edna, father of Sarah, and father-in-
law of Tobias (Tobit 3:7,17; 6:10; 7:2 f; 14:12). In Tobit 7:2
he is called cousin of Tobit, and in Tobit 6:10 the King James
Version he is erroneously represented as "cousin" of Tobias =
"kinsman" in the Revised Version (British and American). In
Enoch 20:4 Raguel appears as one of the archangels, perhaps by
confusion for Raphael (Tobit 3:17). Another form of the name
is REUEL (which see). one of whom composed the Zardtusht-
Raguel in Wikipedia
Reuel or Raguel (Hebrew: רְעוּאֵל, Modern Rəʻuʼel Tiberian
Rəʻûʼēl ; "Friend of El") is a Hebrew name associated with
several Biblical and/or religious figures.
Biblical persons with this name are:
Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, who also went by the name
"Reuel" (Exodus 2:18; Numbers 10:29). It has been suggested
that Reuel was his proper name, and "Jether" or "Jethro" was
his official title (i.e., "excellency").
A son of Esau. (Genesis 36:4,10; I Chronicles 1:35)
A Gadite (Numbers 2:14), called also Deuel (Hebrew: דְּעוּאֵל,
Modern Dəʻuʼel Tiberian Dəʻûʼēl) (1:14; 7:42); the father of
the Gadite prince Eliasaph.
A Benjaminite. (I Chronicles 9:3.7,8)
Father-in-law of Tobias (Tobit 7:1,15)
Raguel Scripture - Numbers 10:29
And Moses said unto Hobab, the son of Raguel the Midianite,
Moses' father in law, We are journeying unto the place of
which the LORD said, I will give it you: come thou with us,
and we will do thee good: for the LORD hath spoken good
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