Jehiel (jēhĪˈəl) [key], in the Bible. 1 Ancestor of Saul. 2 One of David's mighty men. 3 Musician of David. 4 Son of Jehoshaphat. 5 Levite under David. An alternate form is Jehieli. 6 Tutor of David's sons. 7 Levite under Hezekiah. 8 Leader under Josiah. 9 Father of a postexilic family. 10 Father of one who had a foreign wife.
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