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Meaning: father of height; i.e., “proud.”
A name used by two different men in the Old Testament:
One of the sons of Eliab, who joined Korah in the conspiracy against Moses and Aaron. He and all the conspirators, with their families and possessions (except the children of Korah), were swallowed up by an earthquake (Numbers 16:1-27; 26:9; Psalms 106:17).
The eldest son of Hiel the Bethelite, who perished prematurely in consequence of his father’s undertaking to rebuild Jericho (1 Kings 16:34), according to the words of Joshua.