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Joel

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noun Jo·el \ˈjō(-ə)l\

Definition of Joel

  1. 1 :  the traditionally assumed author of the book of Joel

  2. 2 :  a narrative and apocalyptic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table



Origin and Etymology of joel

Latin, from Greek Iōēl, from Hebrew Yō'ēl


First Known Use: 14th century


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