Bible Names H-M: Jediael
Jediael in Easton's Bible Dictionary
known by God. (1.) One of the sons of Benjamin, whose
descendants numbered 17,200 warriors (1 Chr. 7:6, 10,
(2.) A Shimrite, one of David's bodyguard (1 Chr.
Probably same as in 12:20.
(3.) A Korhite of the family of Ebiasaph, and one of
gate-keepers to the temple (1 Chr. 26:2).
Jediael in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Jediael in Naves Topical Bible
-1. Son of Benjamin
-2. Son of Shimri
-3. A chief of the tribe of Manasseh, who joined David at
-4. Son of Meshelemiah
Jediael in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(known of God).
1. A chief patriarch of the tribe of Benjamin. 1Ch
7:6,11 It is usually assumed that Jediael is the same as
Ashbel, Ge 46:21; Nu 26:38; 1Ch 8:1 but this is not certain.
2. Second son of Meshelemiah, a Levite. 1Ch 26:1,2
3. Son of Shimri; one of the heroes of David's guard.
1Ch 11:45 (B.C. 1046.)
4. One of the chiefs of the thousands of Manasseh who
joined David on his march to Ziklag. 1Ch 12:20 comp. 1Sam
30:9,10 (B.C. 1053.)
Jediael in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
je-di'-a-el (yedhi`a'-el, "God makes known" (?)):
(1) A "son" of Benjamin or probably of Zebulun (1 Ch
7:6,10,11). See Curtis, Chronicles, 145-49, who suggests
emending the name to yachle'el, Jahleel, in agreement with Gen
(2) One of David's mighty men (1 Ch 11:45), probably = the
Manassite who deserted to David at Ziklag (1 Ch 12:20 (Hebrew
(3) A Korahite doorkeeper in David's reign (1 Ch 26:2).
Jediael Scripture - 1 Chronicles 12:20
As he went to Ziklag, there fell to him of Manasseh, Adnah,
and Jozabad, and Jediael, and Michael, and Jozabad, and Elihu,
and Zilthai, captains of the thousands that [were] of
Jediael Scripture - 1 Chronicles 7:10
The sons also of Jediael; Bilhan: and the sons of Bilhan;
Jeush, and Benjamin, and Ehud, and Chenaanah, and Zethan, and
Tharshish, and Ahishahar.
Jediael Scripture - 1 Chronicles 7:11
All these the sons of Jediael, by the heads of their fathers,
mighty men of valour, [were] seventeen thousand and two
hundred [soldiers], fit to go out for war [and] battle.
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