Bible Names N-Z : Reuel


Reuel in Wikipedia Reuel or Raguel (Hebrew: רְעוּאֵל, Modern Rəʻuʼel Tiberian Rəʻʼēl ; "Friend of El") is a Hebrew name associated with several Biblical and/or religious figures. Biblical persons with this name are: Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, who also went by the name "Reuel" (Exodus 2:18; Numbers 10:29). It has been suggested that Reuel was his proper name, and "Jether" or "Jethro" was his official title (i.e., "excellency"). A son of Esau. (Genesis 36:4,10; I Chronicles 1:35) A Gadite (Numbers 2:14), called also Deuel (Hebrew: דְּעוּאֵל, Modern Dəʻuʼel Tiberian Dəʻʼēl) (1:14; 7:42); the father of the Gadite prince Eliasaph. A Benjaminite. (I Chronicles 9:3.7,8) Father-in-law of Tobias (Tobit 7:1,15)