Friend of God.

(1.) A son of Esau and Bashemath (Genesis 36:4, 10; 1 Chronicles 1:35).

(2.) "The priest of Midian," Moses' father-in-law (Exodus 2:18)=Raguel (Numbers 10:29). If he be identified with Jethro (q.v.), then this may be regarded as his proper name, and Jether or Jethro (i.e., "excellency") as his official title.

(3.) Numbers 2:14, called also Deuel (1:14; 7:42).