Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Joel: Jehovah is his God.
- The oldest of Samuel's two sons appointed by him as judges in Beersheba (1 Samuel 8:2).
- A descendant of Reuben (1 Chronicles 5:4,8).
- One of David's famous warriors (1 Chronicles 11:38).
- A Levite of the family of Gershom (1 Chronicles 15:7,11).
- 1 Chronicles 7:3.
- 1 Chronicles 27:20.
- The second of the twelve minor prophets. He was the son of Pethuel. His personal history is only known from his book.