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goel


goel


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Goel  \Go"el\  (g[=o]"[e^]l),  a.  [Cf.  {Yellow}.  [root]49.] 
  Yellow.  [Obs.]  --Tusser. 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Goel 
  in  Hebrew  the  participle  of  the  verb  _gaal_,  "to  redeem."  It  is 
  rendered  in  the  Authorized  Version  "kinsman,"  Num.  5:8;  Ruth 
  3:12;  4:1,6,8;  "redeemer,"  Job  19:25;  "avenger,"  Num.  35:12; 
  Deut.  19:6,  etc  The  Jewish  law  gave  the  right  of  redeeming  and 
  repurchasing  as  well  as  of  avenging  blood,  to  the  next 
  relative,  who  was  accordingly  called  by  this  name  (See  {REDEEMER}.)