Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Reuel: friend of God.
- A son of Esau and Bashemath (Genesis 36:4,10; 1 Chronicles 1:35).
- "The priest of Midian," Moses' father-in-law (Exodus 2:18)=Raguel (Numbers 10:29). If he be identified with Jethro (which see), then this may be regarded as his proper name, and Jether or Jethro (i.e., "excellency") as his official title.
- Numbers 2:14, called also Deuel (Numbers 1:14; 7:42).