Meaning: captive of God

This was the name of two biblical men:

  1. One of the descendants of Gershom, who had charge of the temple treasures in the time of David (1 Chronicles 23:16; 26:24).

  2. One of the sons of Heman; one of those whose duty it was to “lift up the horn” in the temple service (1 Chronicles 25:4, 5); called also Shubael (ver. 20).