The Definition of the word Ariel
The lion of God. (1.) One of the chief men sent by Ezra to procure Levites for the sanctuary (Ezra 8:16). "(2.) A symbolic name for Jerusalem (Isa. 29:1, 2, 7) as "victorious under God, and in Ezek. 43:15, 16, for the altar" "(marg., Heb. `ariel) of burnt offerings, the secret of Israel's" lion-like strength.