Meaning: whom Jehovah helps
This was a common Old Testament name used by various men.
son of Ethan, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:8)
son of Ahimaaz, who succeeded his grandfather Zadok as high priest (1 Chronicles 6:9; 1 Kings 4:2) in the days of Solomon. He officiated at the consecration of the temple (1 Chronicles 6:10)
the son of Johanan, high priest in the reign of Abijah and Asa (2 Chronicles 6:10-11)
High priest in the reign of Uzziah, king of Judah (2 Kings 14:21; 2 Chronicles 26:17-20)
He was contemporary with the prophets Isaiah, Amos, and Joel.
High priest in the days of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 31:10-13). Of the house of Zadok.
Several other priests and Levites of this name are mentioned (1 Chronicles 6:36; Ezra 7:1; 1 Chronicles 9:11; Neh. 3:23, etc.).
the original name of Abednego (Dan. 1:6-7, 11, 16)
He was of the royal family of Judah, and with his other two companions was remarkably handsome, intelligent, and pious.
the son of Oded, a remarkable prophet in the days of Asa (2 Chronicles 15:1)
He stirred up the king and the people to a great national reformation.