Joel male name of Hebrew origin meaning "Yahweh is God"or"God is his lord", when passing to Latin"Ioel"what does it mean "The one who is the one who wishes or the one who swears".
History and the Saint
Joel, is one of the twelve prophetic books of the Old Testimony known as Minor Prephets.according to tradition dating from the period after 538 BC. In the biblical book, the prophet Joel describes the devastations produced by the plague of locusts, he interprets the plague as an omen of "day of Yahave or doomsday"and warns that only the one who shows authentic repentance will be saved. He also announces the coming of the Holy Spirit as the age of salvation, pouring out his Spirit in all flesh, announcing his arrival with wonders in heaven and on earth, as well as defining the situation in the valley of Jehoshaphat.
All those with the name of Joel celebrate their birthday on July 13.
Variant of Joel
Joel in other languages:
- Catalan: Joel.
- French: Joel.
- Italian: Gioele.
Famous, famous historical figures by the name of Joel
- Joel shapiro, was born in New York in 1941; outstanding sculptor whose figurative work was an alternative to the minimalist current applied in art.
- Joel chandler harris, was born in Georgia, USA in 1848, a famous writer known for his stories of "Uncle Remus", an old man who told stories full of wisdom.