AZAEL ā’ zĭ əl (̓Αζάηλος). 1. A Jew in the time of Ezra who put away his foreign wife and children (1 Esd 9:34; KJV, ASV AZAELUS). 2. The father of Jonathan, one of the investigators of foreign marriages (1 Esd 9:14 KJV, ASV; RSV has ASAHEL). International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) Azaelos; compare Asahel [Ezr 10:15]: Father of Jonathan, one of two chief investigators of foreign marriages (1 Esdras 9:14).