Abdeel means servant of God. The name is mentioned only in Jeremiah 36:26. He is the father of Shelemiah, one of the men sent by King Jehoiakim to take Jeremiah and Baruch into custody; 604BC [Reese]. This occurred immediately after Jehudi cut up the Jeremiah’s scroll of prophecy with his pen knife and cast it into the fire (Jeremiah 36:23). The men sent to take Jeremiah and Baruch were unsuccessful because the Lord hid them (Jeremiah 36:26).

David Reagan

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 30:21

For three things the earth is disquieted, and for four which it cannot bear: