Joel

noun

Jo·​el ˈjō(-ə)l How to pronounce Joel (audio)
1
: the traditionally assumed author of the book of Joel
2
: a narrative and apocalyptic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see Bible Table

Word History

Etymology

Latin, from Greek Iōēl, from Hebrew Yō'ēl

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Joel was in the 14th century

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“Joel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Joel. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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Joel

noun
Jo·​el ˈjō-əl How to pronounce Joel (audio)
: a narrative book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see bible

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