Easton's Bible Dictionary
Vision of God, the father of Joel the prophet (Joel 1:1 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(pih thyoo' ehl) Personal name meaning, “vision of God” or “youth of God.” Father of the prophet Joel (Deuteronomy 1:1 ).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Mouth of God; persuasion of God
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
The father of the prophet Joel. His name signifies mouth of God, from Path, mouthâand El, God; or if from Pathah, to persuade, it will be persuasion of God.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Father of the prophet Joel. Joel 1:1 .
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
PETHUEL. The father of the prophet Joel ( Joel 1:1 ).
- One of the minor prophets and son of Pethuel
- He was the son of Pethuel
- Son of Pethuel
: the prophet
- (Nehemiah 11:9 ) ...
The second of the twelve minor prophets, the son of Pethuel
, probably prophesied in Judah in the reign of Uzziah, about B
- Personal information concerning the prophet is minimal, only that he was the son of Pethuel
, about whom we know nothing
Joel, Theology of
Nothing more is known concerning Joel than what is given in the book: that he was the son of Pethuel
and that he lived in or near Jerusalem