Hiel: Life of (i.e., from) God, a native of Bethel, who built (i.e.,
fortified) Jericho some seven hundred years after its destruction by
the Israelites. There fell on him for such an act the imprecation of
(Joshua 6:26) He laid the foundation in his first-born, and set up
the gates in his youngest son
(1 Kings 16:34) i.e., during the progress of
the work all his children died.