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All the Men of the Bible - Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Jezreel [Jĕz'reel]—god sows.

  1. A descendant of the father of Etam (1 Chron. 4:3).
  2. The symbolic name of Hosea the prophet’s eldest son, who was so named seeing God had avenged the blood of Jezreel (Hos. 1:4, 5). Also symbolic name of Israel (Hos. 1:4, 11), and the name of towns (Josh. 15:56; 1 Kings 21:23).

Devotional content drawn from All the Men of the Bible by Herbert Lockyer. Used with permission.