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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
References in classic literature ?
Joel Hartley at home, who was so sick with the consumption, HAD to sleep out of doors.
It isn't that I've got the consumption, you know, like Joel Hartley.
If the next ill usage I received from Joel Dethridge found me an unchanged woman, it was borne in strongly on my mind that I should be as likely as not to get my deliverance from him by my own hand.
Don't try me too far, Joel, for your own sake,' was all I said.
Joel should be narrating this tale, rather than I of him.
A statement on Joel's website said: "Billy Joel and wife Alexis welcomed their second daughter, Remy Anne, on Sunday, October 22nd.
Carol started flapping around Joel in her costume and squawked: "Ahh, my little bush cock, what's the plan?
For just three weeks ago, Joel was fighting for his life in a medicallyinduced coma.
For his efforts Joel gets a signed photograph of ex-England Cricketer Matthew Hoggard.
Joel was also charming and good looking, with his floppy fringe and chiselled jawline, so it was no surprise that once he was out he became a media hit, doing public speaking, TV presenting and even hanging out with politicians.
He is the father of singer-songwriter Alexa Ray Joel.
However, when were told that the tickets were located in the Main Stand, we realised Joel could not attend due to his wheelchair.