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Abdeel meaning

עבדאל

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🔼The name Abdeel in the Bible

The name Abdeel occurs only once in the Bible. He's mentioned in Jeremiah 36:26 as the father of Shelemiah, who is among the three men who are to arrest Baruch and Jeremiah.

🔼Etymology of the name Abdeel

The name Abdeel consists of two parts. The final part is אל (El), the common abbreviation of Elohim, the Hebrew word for God:

And in that sense the name Abdeel is quite closely related to the name Obadiah, which consists of the same root-verb and the name Yah (the Lord) instead of El (God).

The first part of the name Abdeel comes from the root עבד (abad), meaning servant or to serve:

🔼Abdeel meaning

For a meaning of the name Abdeel, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Servant of God. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names does the same but makes no distinction between this name and the name Abdiel. BDB Theological Dictionary reads Servant of El.