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Reuel or Raguel (Hebrew: רְעוּאֵל, Modern: Re'u'el, Tiberian: Rəʻûʼēl, Ancient Rəġʻūʼēl; "Friend of El"), meaning "friend of God"[1] is a Hebrew name associated with several biblical and/or religious figures.

Biblical figures[edit]

Biblical persons with this name are:

Other people[edit]

First name
Middle name
Last name

Landmark houses[edit]


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  2. ^ Meyers, Carol (1 March 2018). Coogan, Michael D.; Brettler, Marc Z.; Newsom, Carol A.; Perkins, Pheme (eds.). The New Oxford Annotated Bible: New Revised Standard Version (Fifth ed.). Oxford University Press. pp. 81–83. ISBN 978-0-19-027605-8. Like the rest of the Pentateuch, Exodus contains contradictions and redundancies. For example, Moses' father-in-law is sometimes called Reuel and sometimes Jethro; and the mountain of revelation is Sinai in some passages and Horeb in others.
  3. ^ Harris, Stephen (20 January 2010). Understanding The Bible (8 ed.). McGraw-Hill Education. p. 69. ISBN 978-0-07-340744-9. J names Moses’ father-in-law as Reuel or Hobab, whereas E knows him as Jethro, priest of Midian.
  4. ^ "Judges 4 / Hebrew – English Bible / Mechon-Mamre".
  5. ^ Josephus, Jewish War, Ch 3, v 4
  6. ^ Susie Helme, The Lost Wisdom of the Magi, (The Conrad Press, 2020), p. 260.