[joh-uh l] /ˈdʒoʊ əl/
a Minor Prophet of the postexilic period.
a book of the Bible bearing his name.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “the Lord is God.”.
noun (Old Testament)
a Hebrew prophet
the book containing his oracles
masc. proper name, from Hebrew Yoh’el, name of a minor Old Testament prophet, literally “the Lord is God;” the same name as Elijah (q.v.) but with the elements reversed. But the personal name that became common in Devon and Cornwall and the Breton districts of Yorkshire and the Eastern Counties immediately after the Conquest is from Old Breton Iudhael, from Iud- “chief, lord” + hael “generous.” It is the source of the modern British surname Joel, as well as Jewell, Joule, and Jolson.
Jehovah is his God. (1.) The oldest of Samuel’s two sons appointed by him as judges in Beersheba (1 Sam. 8:2). (See VASHNI Ø(n/a).) (2.) A descendant of Reuben (1 Chr. 5:4,8). (3.) One of David’s famous warriors (1 Chr. 11:38). (4.) A Levite of the family of Gershom (1 Chr. 15:7, 11). (5.) 1 Chr. 7:3. (6.) 1 Chr. 27:20. (7.) The second of the twelve minor prophets. He was the son of Pethuel. His personal history is only known from his book.
a Benjamite who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:7).
- Joel barlow
[bahr-loh] /ˈbɑr loʊ/ noun 1. Joel, 1754–1812, U.S. poet and diplomat.
- Joe louis
[loo-is or for 2, loo-ee] /ˈlu ɪs or for 2, ˈlu i/ noun 1. Joe (Joseph Louis Barrow) 1914–81, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1937–49. 2. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “loud battle.”. /ˈluːɪ; French lwi/ noun (pl) louis (ˈluːɪz; French) (lwi) 1. short for louis d’or /ˈluːɪs/ noun 1. Joe, […]
- Joe lunch bucket
modifier : Royko’s Joe Lunch-bucket persona may lie at the heart of his appeal noun phrase The ordinary or typical working man: Three years ago the Packers got Jim Thorpe in the draft, and now they get Joe Lunch Bucket (1990s+)