First name Joel in the world's Bibles

In the bible, Joel is the name of the firstborn of Samuel (1SA 8:2, 1CH 6:28, 1CH 6:33), as well as name of ??? (1CH 4:35), Simeonite (1CH 4:24), father of Shema, lived in Aroer (1CH 5:8), Reubenite (1CH 5:3), and chief (1CH 5:12), Gadite (1CH 5:11)
(and others...)
. Meaning of the name: he that wills or commands. Related names are: Nebo, Azariah, Merari . The translations of Joel in 116 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Joel in Spanish to ヨエル in Japanese!
Name Joel in the world's Bibles
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beer-sheba. (1SA 8:2)
And Joel, and Jehu the son of Josibiah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel, (1CH 4:35)
The sons of Joel; Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son, (1CH 5:4)
And Bela the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel, who dwelt in Aroer, even unto Nebo and Baal-meon: (1CH 5:8)
Joel the chief, and Shapham the next, and Jaanai, and Shaphat in Bashan. (1CH 5:12)
And these are they that waited with their children. Of the sons of the Kohathites: Heman a singer, the son of Joel, the son of Shemuel, (1CH 6:33)
The son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah, (1CH 6:36)
And the sons of Uzzi; Izrahiah: and the sons of Izrahiah; Michael, and Obadiah, and Joel, Ishiah, five: all of them chief men. (1CH 7:3)
Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar the son of Haggeri, (1CH 11:38)
Of the sons of Gershom; Joel the chief, and his brethren an hundred and thirty: (1CH 15:7)
And David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, and Joel, Shemaiah, and Eliel, and Amminadab, (1CH 15:11)
So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah; (1CH 15:17)
The sons of Laadan; the chief was Jehiel, and Zetham, and Joel, three. (1CH 23:8)
The sons of Jehieli; Zetham, and Joel his brother, which were over the treasures of the house of the LORD. (1CH 26:22)
Of the children of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Azaziah: of the half tribe of Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah: (1CH 27:20)
Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites: and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehalelel: and of the Gershonites; Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah: (2CH 29:12)
Of the sons of Nebo; Jeiel, Mattithiah, Zabad, Zebina, Jadau, and Joel, Benaiah. (EZR 10:43)
And Joel the son of Zichri was their overseer: and Judah the son of Senuah was second over the city. (NEH 11:9)
The word of the LORD that came to Joel the son of Pethuel. (JOE 1:1)
But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel; (ACT 2:16)

Popularity of the name Joel in its translations around the world

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