Jehucal or Jucal [heb. יְהוּכַל] is mentioned in chapters 37 and 38 of the Book of Jeremiah:

King Zedekiah sent Jehucal son of Shelemiah and the priest Zephaniah son of Maaseiah to the prophet Jeremiah saying `Please pray for us to the Lord our God` [1]

In excavation conducted by the Ir David Foundation in the City of David, a Bulla (clay seal) bearing his name was found.[2]


  1. Book ofJeremiah, Chapter 38 verse 3
  2. Rossner, Rena (January 26, 2006). "The once and future city" (in English). The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved November 15, 2009.