🔼The name Haziel in the Bible
The name Haziel occurs only once in the Bible. He is one of three sons of Shimei, who is one of two sons of Gershon, who is one of three sons of Levi, who is one of twelve sons of Jacob, also known as Israel (1 Chronicles 23:9).
🔼Etymology of the name Haziel
The name Haziel consists of two (or rather: three) elements, the final one being אל (El), either the prominent Canaanite deity whose name became applied to the God of Israel, or the common abbreviation of Elohim, the genus God:
The first part of our name comes from the verb חזה (haza I), meaning to look or see:
The letter י (yod) that ties the two primary elements together creates a possessive form out of the חז-part, meaning either "my sight" or "sight of".
For a meaning of the name Haziel, NOBSE Study Bible Name List decides to omit the central yod and reads God Sees. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Vision Of God or Seen Of God. BDB Theological Dictionary has Vision Of El.