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Elishama

Meaning: whom God hears

This was the name of four biblical men:

  1. A prince of Benjamin, grandfather of Joshua (Numbers 1:10; 1 Chronicles 7:26)

  2. One of David’s sons (2 Samuel 5:16).

  3. Another of David’s sons (1 Chronicles 3:6).

  4. A priest sent by Jehoshaphat to teach the people the law (2 Chronicles 17:8).

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