Character Study on Jediael

Character Study on Jediael

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 battle.
1 Chronicles 11: Jediael the son of Shimri, and Joha his brother, the Tizite,
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 of Manasseh.
1 Chronicles 26: And the sons of Meshelemiah were, Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

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Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Jediael
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 But Jediael may have been a later descendant from Benjamin who, by superior fruitfulness of his house, superseded an elder branch (Ashbel's) whose issue failed.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
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 - Jediael
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Morrish Bible Dictionary - Jediael
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 - Jediael
(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 - Jediael
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 ).


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Bilhan - Son of Jediael, a Benjamite
Bil'Han - (Genesis 36:27 ; 1 Chronicles 1:42 ) ... A Benjamite, son of Jediael
Shimri - Father of Jediael, one of David's mighty men
Bilhan - A descendant of Benjamin, son of Jediael, and father of seven sons who were heads of houses in their tribe ( 1 Chronicles 7:10 )
Shim'ri - ) ... The father of Jediael, one of David's guard
Chena'Anah -
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
Jediael - Jediael
Jedi'a-el - (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
Jediael - 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