Jehucal

JEHUCAL (jē-hūk'ăl, probably Jehovah is able). One whom King Zedekiah sent to Jeremiah, asking for prayers (Jer.37.3). Some versions of Jer.38.1 have “Jucal.”


JEHUCAL jĭ hu’ kəl (יְהוּכַ֣ל). Son of Shelemiah; a courtier sent by King Jedekiah to Jeremiah to ask the prophet to pray for him and the people (Jer 37:3); also called Jucal (38:1).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A courtier sent by King Zedekiah to Jeremiah to ask the prophet to pray for the king and the people (Jer 37:3). Most versions except Septuagint, with Jer 38:1, have "Jucal" ( yukhal, same meaning).