Yoel – Meaning of Name

Question

Hi Rabbi, I know Yoel was a prophet, but what does his name actually mean in Hebrew?

, 12 years

Answers

  1. The name Yoel means God Prevails.

    This name is also an acronym for “Hashem is God”.

    The first two letters are from “The” four-letter Name of Hashem – yud, heh and vav heh, while the last two letters are a Name of God denoting “strength”.

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