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Jo·el 1

A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century bc.

[Hebrew yô'ēl, Yahweh (is) God : , Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots + 'ēl, God; see ʔl in Semitic roots.]

Jo·el 2

See Table at Bible.

[After Joel.]


1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles


(ˈdʒoʊ əl)

1. a Minor Prophet of the postexilic period.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Joel - a Hebrew minor prophet
2.Joel - an Old Testament book telling Joel's prophecies
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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