(az' uh rehl) Personal name meaning, “God helped.”
1. David's soldier at Ziklag, skilled with bow and arrow and able to sling stones with either hand (1 Chronicles 12:6). 2. Leader of a course of priests selected by lot under David (1 Chronicles 25:18). 3. Leader of tribe of Dan under David (1 Chronicles 27:22). 4. Priest who had married a foreign wife under Ezra (Ezra 10:41). 5. Father of Amashai, head of a priestly family who lived in Jerusalem under Nehemiah (Nehemiah 11:13). 6. Priest who played a musical instrument in time of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 12:36), probably the same as 5. above.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'AZAREL'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".