Character Study on Jehucal

Character Study on Jehucal

Jeremiah 37: And Zedekiah the king sent Jehucal the son of Shelemiah and Zephaniah the son of Maaseiah the priest to the prophet Jeremiah, saying, Pray now unto the LORD our God for us.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Jehucal
(jih hyoo' cal) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh proves to be mighty.” Messenger King Zedekiah sent to ask Jeremiah to pray for him as he began to rule. Apparently, Zedekiah wanted blessing on his efforts to cooperate with Egypt against Babylon about 587 B.C. (Jeremiah 37:3 ). Jucal in Jeremiah 38:1 is probably a shortened form of the same name. See Jucal .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Jehucal
Son of Shelemiah; a prince sent by Zedekiah to consult and ask Jeremiah's prayers (Jeremiah 37:3; Jeremiah 38:1-4).

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Jehucal
Mighty; perfect; wasted
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Jehucal
Son of Shelemiah and an officer of Zedekiah. Jeremiah 37:3 . He is Called JUCAL in. Jeremiah 38:1 .

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Jehucal
JEHUCAL . A courtier sent by king Zedekiah to entreat for the prayers of Jeremiah ( Jeremiah 37:3 f.); called in Jeremiah 38:1 Jucal .

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Jehucal
Able, the son of Shelemiah. He is also called Jucal (Jeremiah 38:1 ). He was one of the two persons whom Zedekiah sent to request the prophet Jeremiah to pray for the kingdom (Jeremiah 37:3 ) during the time of its final siege by Nebuchadnezzar. He was accompanied by Zephaniah (q.v.).

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Jucal - (jyoo' cal) Short form of Jehucal. See —Jehucal
Jucal - See Jehucal
Jucal - See Jehucal
Jehucal - Jehucal
Shelemiah - The father of Jehucal or Jucal ( Jeremiah 37:3 )
Shelemiah - Father of Jehucal, or Jucal
Jeremiah - Zedekiah in the tenth year, through Jehucal and Zephaniah, begged Jeremiah, "pray for us," as the issue between Nebuchadnezzar and Pharaoh Hophra (Apries) was at that time as yet undecided