From Hebrew לְמוּאֵל (l'mu'él), literally meaning “dedicated to God” or “devoted to God”.
- A king mentioned in the Proverbs.
- A male given name of biblical origin.
- The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him.
- 1726, Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels, The Publisher to the Reader:
- The author of these Travels, Mr. Lemuel Gulliver, is my ancient and intimate friend; there is likewise some relation between us on the mother's side.