Jehu'cal (Heb. Yehukal', יהוּכִל, able; Sept. Ι᾿ωάχαλ), son of Shelemiah, one of two persons sent by king Zedekiah to the prophet Jeremiah to request his prayers on behalf of the kingdom; but who joined with his associates on his return in demanding the prophet's death on account of his unfavorable response (Jer 37:3). In Jer 38:1 his name is written in the contracted form JUCAL (יוּכִל, Yukal', Sept. Ι᾿ωάχαλ), and in verse 4 he is styled one of "the princes." B.C. 589.