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Meaning: brother of goodness = good.

The name of two biblical men:

  1. The son of Phinehas. On the death of his grandfather Eli he succeeded to the office of high priest, and was himself succeeded by his son Ahijah (1 Samuel 14:3; 22:9, 11-12, 20).

  2. The father of Zadok, who was made high priest by Saul after the extermination of the family of Ahimelech (1 Chronicles 6:7-8; 2 Samuel 8:17).