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Jedia-el


Jedi’a-el (known of God).

1. A chief patriarch of the tribe of Benjamin. 1 Chron. 7:6, 11. It is usually assumed that Jediael is the same as Ashbel, Gen. 46:21; Num. 26:38; 1 Chron. 8:1; but this is not certain.

2. Second son of Meshelemiah, a Levite. 1 Chron. 26:1, 2.

3. Son of Shimri; one of the heroes of David’s guard. 1 Chron. 11:45. (b.c. 1046.)

4. One of the chiefs of the thousands of Manasseh who joined David on his march to Ziklag. 1 Chron. 12:20; comp. 1 Sam. 30:9, 10. (b.c. 1053.)