The name Jahleel in the Bible
Jahleel is the third son of Zebulun, who is the tenth son of Jacob and sixth of Leah (Genesis 46:14). Jahleel is also one of the sixty-six who came to Goshen, and his brothers are Sered and Elon. The descendants of Jahleel formed their own sub-tribe: the יחלאלי, the Jahleelites (Numbers 26:26).
Etymology of the name Jahleel
The first part of the name Jahleel comes from the verb יחל (yahal), meaning to wait or hope:
For a meaning of the name Jahleel, NOBSE Study Bible Name List and BDB Theological Dictionary both read Wait For God. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Hope Of God.