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ABDEEL (ăb'dē-ĕl, Heb. ‘avde’ēl, servant of God). The father of Shelemiah, ordered by King Jehoiakim to arrest Jeremiah the prophet and his scribe, Baruch (Jer.36.26).

ABDEEL ăb’ diəl (עַבְדְּאֵ֔ל, servant of God [El]). A man whose son, Shelemiah, was directed by Jehoiakim, king of Judah, to arrest Baruch, the scribe, and Jeremiah, the prophet (Jer 36:26).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

The father of Shelemiah, one of the officers whom King Jehoiakim commanded to arrest Baruch, the scribe, and Jeremiah the prophet (Jer 36:26).