Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Eliel ” means to whom God is strength

  1. One of the heads of the tribe of Manasseh on the east of Jordan. (1 Chronicles 5:24)
  2. A forefather of Samuel the prophet. (1 Chronicles 6:34)
  3. A chief man in the tribe of Benjamin. (1 Chronicles 8:20)
  4. Also a Benjamite chief. (1 Chronicles 8:22)
  5. One of the heroes of David's guard. (1 Chronicles 11:46)
  6. Another of the same guard. (1 Chronicles 11:47)
  7. One of the Gadite heroes who came across Jordan to David when he was in the wilderness of Judah hiding from Saul. (1 Chronicles 12:11)
  8. A Kohathite Levite at the time of transportation of the ark from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem. (1 Chronicles 15:9,11) (B.C. 1043.)
  9. A Levite in the time of Hezekiah; one of the overseers of the offerings made in the temple. (2 Chronicles 31:13) (B.C. 726.)
Related Resources
  • Easton’s Bible Dictionary
  • Hitchcocks’s Bible Names