King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

Able, the son of Shelemiah. He is also called Jucal (Jeremiah 38:1). He was one of the two persons whom Zedekiah sent to request the prophet Jeremiah to pray for the kingdom (Jeremiah 37:3) during the time of its final siege by Nebuchadnezzar. He was accompanied by Zephaniah (q.v.).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

mighty; perfect; wasted

Naves Topical Index

Called also Jucal, son of Shelemiah.
Jeremiah 37:3; Jeremiah 38:1; Jeremiah 38:4

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(able), son of Shelemiah; one of two persons sent by King Zedekiah to Jeremiah to entreat his prayers and advice. (Jeremiah 37:3) (B.C. 589.)