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Joel

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(a) (6th century BCE) A student of Micah and a contemporary of Nahum and Habakkuk, he prophesied during the reign of King Manasseh. His famous prophecies include the foretelling of a devastating locust plague and his call for the people to repent. (b) A common Jewish first name

Joel, the book of: The book of Tanach containing Joel's prophecies, describing a terrible plague of locusts, calling for repentance, and foretelling the future redemption.


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Entry for 'Joel'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ckb/j/joel.html. 2012.

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