Definitions for joelˈdʒoʊ əl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a Minor Prophet of the postexilic period.
a book of the Bible bearing his name.
a Hebrew minor prophet
Joel, Book of Joel(noun)
an Old Testament book telling Joel's prophecies
A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
A minor prophet, a son of Samuel, and other Old Testament persons.
Origin: Hebrew "Yahweh (is) God". As a medieval French and English given name, it is also a rendering of the Breton saint's name Judicaël ( related to Joyce and Jocelyn).
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a Hebrew prophet, author of a book of the Old Testament that bears his name, and which is of uncertain date, but is written on the great broad lines of all Hebrew prophecy, and reads us the same moral lesson, that from the judgments of God there is no outlet for the sinner except in repentance, and that in repentance lies the pledge of deliverance from all evil and of the enjoyment of all good.