🔼The name Jogli: Summary
- Exposed, Exiled
- From the verb גלה (gala), to uncover, remove or go into exile.
🔼The name Jogli in the Bible
The name Jogli occurs only once in the Bible. He is the father of Bukki, a Danite, who was among the officials who were appointed to divide Canaan among the tribes. It appears that YHWH himself called these men to this office by their names (Numbers 34:22).
🔼Etymology of the name Jogli
The name Jogli is a future form (and Hebrew future forms generally correlate to present tenses in English) of the verb גלה (gala), meaning to uncover, remove or go into exile:
The verb גלה (gala) means to expose, uncover, remove or to go into exile. Noun גליון (gillayon) means table or tablet. Noun גולה (gola) means captivity or captive one. Noun גלות (gallut) refers to captives as a group.
For a meaning of the name Jogli, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Exiled. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Led Into Exile, and BDB Theological Dictionary confirms this interpretation, albeit with BDB's signature question mark.