The origin of the name Joel is Hebrew


This is how Joel is written in Hebrew:

יוֹאֵל = Yow’el


This is how Joel is written in Greek

Ἰωήλ = Iōēl


The  biblical meaning of the name Joel is:Jehovah is God .


Joel was of the minor prophets with a book by his name


The name Joel appears in the bible in the following verses:

1 Samuel 8:2 KJV
Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beersheba.

1 Chronicles 4:35 KJV
And Joel, and Jehu the son of Josibiah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel,

1 Chronicles 5:4 KJV
The sons of Joel; Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son,

1 Chronicles 5:8 KJV
And Bela the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel, who dwelt in Aroer, even unto Nebo and Baalmeon:

1 Chronicles 5:12 KJV
Joel the chief, and Shapham the next, and Jaanai, and Shaphat in Bashan.

1 Chronicles 6:33 KJV
And these are they that waited with their children. Of the sons of the Kohathites: Heman a singer, the son of Joel, the son of Shemuel,

1 Chronicles 6:36 KJV
The son of Elkanah, the son of Joel, the son of Azariah, the son of Zephaniah,

1 Chronicles 7:3 KJV
And the sons of Uzzi; Izrahiah: and the sons of Izrahiah; Michael, and Obadiah, and Joel, Ishiah, five: all of them chief men.

1 Chronicles 11:38 KJV
Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar the son of Haggeri,

1 Chronicles 15:7 KJV
Of the sons of Gershom; Joel the chief, and his brethren an hundred and thirty:

1 Chronicles 15:11 KJV
And David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, and Joel, Shemaiah, and Eliel, and Amminadab,

1 Chronicles 15:17 KJV
So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;

1 Chronicles 23:8 KJV
The sons of Laadan; the chief was Jehiel, and Zetham, and Joel, three.

1 Chronicles 26:22 KJV
The sons of Jehieli; Zetham, and Joel his brother, which were over the treasures of the house of the LORD.

1 Chronicles 27:20 KJV
Of the children of Ephraim, Hoshea the son of Azaziah: of the half tribe of Manasseh, Joel the son of Pedaiah:

2 Chronicles 29:12 KJV
Then the Levites arose, Mahath the son of Amasai, and Joel the son of Azariah, of the sons of the Kohathites: and of the sons of Merari, Kish the son of Abdi, and Azariah the son of Jehalelel: and of the Gershonites; Joah the son of Zimmah, and Eden the son of Joah:

Ezra 10:43 KJV
Of the sons of Nebo; Jeiel, Mattithiah, Zabad, Zebina, Jadau, and Joel, Benaiah.

Nehemiah 11:9 KJV
And Joel the son of Zichri was their overseer: and Judah the son of Senuah was second over the city.

Joel 1:1 KJV
The word of the LORD that came to Joel the son of Pethuel.


Acts 2:16 KJV
But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel;