(n.) Joel- The Latin version of the Hebrew name Yo-el, meaning 'Jehova is God' or 'Yahweh is Lord'. The Greek version ,Ioel, has a similar meaning.
This name was possibly derived from the sun god of Ur, Yo`el, during a time of great cultural mixing.
Joel was also the name of a prophet in the To-rah whom warned of the Apocalypse.
"Would you please open your Bibles to the book of Joel."