MAGDIEL. A ‘duke’ of Edom ( Genesis 36:43 = 1 Chronicles 1:54 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary - Magdiel
(mag dih' ehl) Personal (and tribal) name meaning “choice gift of God.” Edomite chieftain or the area occupied by his descendants (Genesis 36:43 ; 1 Chronicles 1:54 ).
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Magdiel
A descendant of Esau, and a duke of Edom. Genesis 36:43 ; 1 Chronicles 1:54 .
Hitchcock's Bible Names - Magdiel
Declaring God; chosen fruit of God
Magdiel - Magdiel
Iram - The names (Genesis 37:31-39) are probably those of the cities where the "dukes" named before (Genesis 37:15-19) had their seat of government; so that we should translated "duke of Magdiel, duke of Iram," etc