And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions, unto Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was
written in the Syrian tongue, and interpreted in the Syrian tongue.
Afterward I came unto the house of Shemaiah the son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, who was
shut up; and he said, Let us meet together in the house of God, within the temple, and let us shut the doors of the temple: for they will come to slay thee; yea, in the night will they come to slay thee.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
TABEEL . 1. The father of the rival to Ahaz put forward by Rezin (wh. see) and Pekah ( Isaiah 7:6 ). 2. A Persian official ( Ezra 4:7 ); called in Esther 2:16 Esther 2:16 Tabellius .
Easton's Bible Dictionary
A Persian governor of Samaria, who joined others in the attempt to prevent the rebuilding of Jerusalem (Ezra 4:7 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(tab' eh ruh) Aramaic personal name meaning, “God is good.” 1. Father of a man whom king Rezin of Damascus and king Pekah of Israel hoped to install as puppet king of Judah rather than Ahaz (Isaiah 7:6 ). Alternately, Tabeel designates a region in northern Transjordan and home of the potential puppet. Spelling has been slightly changed in Hebrew to mean, “good for nothing.” 2. Persian official in Samaria who joined in a letter protesting the reconstruction of the Jerusalem Temple (Ezra 4:7 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
A Syrian officer under the Persian government, who joined in writing from Samaria against Jerusalem to Artaxerxes or Pseudo Smerdis (Ezra 4:7).
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Persian officer, who, with others, wrote to Artaxerxes against the Jews. Ezra 4:7 .
Tabeal - Tabeel
Tabellius - See Tabeel, 2
Tabeel - Tabeel
Tabbath - (See Tabeel
Tob - Tob is perhaps identical with Tabeel (Isaiah 7:6 )
Tabeel - Alternately, Tabeel designates a region in northern Transjordan and home of the potential puppet
Rezin - It is not quite certain who ‘ the son of Tabeel ’ ( Isaiah 7:6 ) is
Immanuel - 735 the kings of Syria and Ephraim formed an alliance against Judah, with the object of setting Tabeel, a nominee of their own, on the throne of David, and forcing the Southern Kingdom to join in a confederacy against Assyria
Immanuel - The attack was specially directed against the Davidic dynasty, and it was the object of the allies to dethrone Ahaz and set the son of Tabeel in his place (Isaiah 7:6)