Asriel, the family of the Asrielites: and of
Shechem, the family of the Shechemites:
There was also a lot
for the rest of the children of Manasseh by their families; for the children of Abiezer, and for the children of Helek, and for the children of Asriel, and for the children of Shechem, and for the children of Hepher, and for the children of Shemida: these were
the male children of Manasseh the son of Joseph by their families.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Numbers 26:31; Joshua 17:2; 1 Chronicles 7:14.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ass' rih ehl) Personal name meaning, “God has made happy.” A son of Gilead and clan, Asrielites, in the tribe of Manasseh (Numbers 26:31 ). They received a land allotment (Joshua 17:2 ). In 1 Chronicles 7:14 KJV spells Ashriel.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Son of Gilead, and his descendants. Numbers 26:31 ; Joshua 17:2 .
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ASRIEL (in AV [Note: Authorized Version.] of 1 Chronicles 7:14 Ashriel ). A Manassite ( Joshua 17:2 , Numbers 26:31 ; in the latter the patronymic Asrielite occurs).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Help of God
Ashriel - (assh' rih ehl) KJV spelling for Asriel. See Asriel
Azriel - Same as Asriel
Ashriel - See Asriel
Asriel - Asriel (in AV [Note: Authorized Version. A Manassite ( Joshua 17:2 , Numbers 26:31 ; in the latter the patronymic Asrielite occurs)
Machir - He had a brother named Asriel (1 Chronicles 7:14 ) and a wife named Maacah (1 Chronicles 7:16 )
Manasseh - It should be said that the names of the rest of the sons of Manasseh, Abiezer, Helek, Asriel, Shechem, Hepher, Shemida, as well as the five daughters of Zelophehad, the great-grandson of Machir, are probably all place-names, as some of them certainly are, and not personal names