Meaning: God made

  1. One of the descendants of Judah, of the family of Hezron (1 Chronicles 2:39, “Eleasah”).

  2. A descendant of king Saul (1 Chronicles 8:37; 9:43).

  3. The son of Shaphan, one of the two who were sent by Zedekiah to Nebuchadnezzar, and also took charge of Jeremiah’s letter to the captives in Babylon (Jeremiah 29:3).