Asahel

("made by God".)

1. David's nephew, youngest son of Zeruiah, David's sister; brother of Joab and Abishai. Swift on foot, he pursued Abner after Ishbosheth's army was defeated at Gibeon, in spite of Abner's warning, and was pierced with the hinder end of his spear (2 Samuel 2). (See ABNER.)

2. Three others (2 Chronicles 17:8; 2 Chronicles 31:18; Ezra 10:15).