Word Summary
Yechiel or Yechavel: "may God live", the name of a number of Isr
Original Word: יְחִיאֵל
Transliteration: Yechiel or Yechavel
Phonetic Spelling: (yekh-ee-ale')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Short Definition: "may God live", the name of a number of Isr
Meaning: Jehiel -- "may God live", the name of a number of Israelites
Strong's Concordance

Or (2 Chron. 29:14) Ychavrel {yekh-av-ale'}; from chayah and 'el; God will live; Jechiel (or Jechavel), the name of eight Israelites -- Jehiel.

see HEBREW chayah

see HEBREW 'el


H3171. Yechiel

or Yechavel יחואלproper name, masculine2 Chronicles 29:14 Kt; Qr יְחִיאֵל‎ q. v. below חיה‎.

II. חוה‎ (√ of following; Arabic collect, gather; circle of tents compare II. חַי‎ below חיה‎, Arabic ).

יְחִיאֵלproper name, masculine(may El live; Phoenician יחומלך יחואלן,‎ see EutZMG 1876, 136) — ᵐ5‎ usually Ιειηλ, Ιαιηλ; —

1 one of David's chief musicians 1 Chronicles 15:18 (ᵐ5Ιειηλ, ᵐ5L Ιαιηλ), 15:20 (ᵐ5Ειθηλ, ᵐ5L Ιειηλ), 16:5 (ᵐ5Ειειηλ, ᵐ5L Ιαιηλ).

2 one of David's chiefs of the Levites 1 Chronicles 23:8 (ᵐ5Ι(ει)ηλ), 29:8 (ᵐ5Βεσιηλ, A ᵐ5L Ιειηλ).

3 tutor of David's sons 1 Chronicles 27:32 (ᵐ5Ιε(ρι)ηλ, ᵐ5L Ιωηλ).

4 son of Jehoshaphat2 Chronicles 21:2.

5 יְחִו֯אֵל‎ Hemanite of Hezekiah's reign 2 Chronicles 29:14.

6 over-seer in Hezekiah's reign2 Chronicles 31:13.

7 ruler of the temple in Josiah's reign2 Chronicles 35:8.

8 contemporaries of Ezra, Ezra 8:9 (ᵐ5Ιεμα A Ιεειηλ, ᵐ5L Ιειηλ), 10:2, 21, 6.