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Meaning: people of glory; i.e., “renowned.”

This was the name of 5 biblical men.

  1. The father of the Ephraimite chief Elishama, at the time of the Exodus (Num. 1:10; 2:18; 7:48, 53). He was the son of Laadan (1 Chr. 7:26).

  2. The father of Shemuel (Num. 34:20).

  3. The father of Pedahel (Num. 34:28).

  4. The father of Talmai, king of Geshur, to whom Absalom fled after the murder of Amnon (2 Sam. 13:37).

  5. The son of Omri, and the father of Uthai (1 Chr. 9:4).