a'-si-el, as'-i-el (Asiel; the King James Version Asael (Tobit 1:1)):
(1) Grandfather of Jehu, one of the Simeonite "princes" mentioned in 1Ch 4:35 as sharing Judah's inheritance (see Jos 19:9).
(2) A swift writer engaged by Ezra to transcribe the law (2 Esdras 14:24).
(3) An ancestor of Tobit (Tobit 1:1). Compare Jahzeel or Jahziel (Ge 46:24).