1 Chronicles 7: The sons
of Benjamin; Bela, and Becher, and Jediael, three.
1 Chronicles 7:
The sons also of Jediael; Bilhan: and the sons of Bilhan; Jeush, and Benjamin, and Ehud, and Chenaanah, and Zethan, and Tharshish, and Ahishahar.
1 Chronicles 7:
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
1 Chronicles 12:
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
1 Chronicles 26:
And the sons of Meshelemiah were
, Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. A patriarch of Benjamite heads of houses whose sons numbered 17,200 mighty men in David's days (1 Chronicles 7:6; 1 Chronicles 7:11). Identified with Ashbel (Genesis 46:21). But Jediael may have been a later descendant from Benjamin who, by superior fruitfulness of his house, superseded an elder branch (Ashbel's) whose issue failed.
2. Tabernacle doorkeeper under David (1 Chronicles 26:1-2).
3. 1 Chronicles 11:45.
4. Joined David, from Manasseh, on his way to Ziklag just before the battle of Gilboa; he helped David against the Amalekites (1 Chronicles 12:20; 1 Chronicles 12:1 Samuel 29-30).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
JEDIAEL. 1. The eponym of a Benjamite family ( 1 Chronicles 7:6 ; 1 Chronicles 7:10-11 ). 2. One of David’s heroes ( 1 Chronicles 11:45 ), probably identical with the Manassite of 12:20. 3. The eponym of a family of Korahite porters ( 1 Chronicles 26:2 ).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Son of Benjamin, and from whom descended 17,200 mighty men of valour. 1 Chronicles 7:6,10,11 .
2. Son of Shimri and one of David's valiant men. 1 Chronicles 11:45 .
3. A warrior of Manasseh who resorted to David at Ziklag. 1 Chronicles 12:20 .
4. Son of Meshelemiah, a descendant of Korah. 1 Chronicles 26:2 .
Holman Bible Dictionary
(jih di' ay ehl) Personal name meaning, “the one whom God knows.” 1. Member of tribe of Benjamin (1Chronicles 7:6,1 Chronicles 7:10-11 ). 2 . Military leader under David (1 Chronicles 11:45 ). The same or a different warrior from the tribe of Manasseh joined David when he moved to Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:20 ). 3 . A Levite and gatekeeper (1 Chronicles 26:2 ).
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Known by God.
One of the sons of Benjamin, whose descendants numbered 17,200 warriors (1 Chronicles 7:6,10,11 ).
A Shimrite, one of David's bodyguard (1 Chronicles 11:45 ). Probably same as in 12:20.
A Korhite of the family of Ebiasaph, and one of the gate-keepers to the temple (1 Chronicles 26:2 ).
- Son of Jediael
, a Benjamite
- (Genesis 36:27 ; 1 Chronicles 1:42 ) ...
A Benjamite, son of Jediael
- Father of Jediael
, one of David's mighty men
- A descendant of Benjamin, son of Jediael
, and father of seven sons who were heads of houses in their tribe ( 1 Chronicles 7:10 )
- ) ...
The father of Jediael
, one of David's guard
Son of Bilhan, son of Jediael
, son of Benjamin, head of a Benjamite house, (1 Chronicles 7:10 ) probably of the family of the Belaites
- (1 Chronicles 7:6,11 ) It is usually assumed that Jediael
is the same as Ashbel, (Genesis 46:21 ; Numbers 26:38 ; 1 Chronicles 8:1 ) but this is not certain
- But Jediael
may have been a later descendant from Benjamin who, by superior fruitfulness of his house, superseded an elder branch (Ashbel's) whose issue failed