Meaning: gift of Jehovah

The name of five biblical men…

  1. A son of Asahel, Joab's brother (1 Chronicles 27:7).

  2. A Levite who took part as one of the teachers in the system of national education instituted by Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 17:7, 8).

  3. The son of Ishmael, “the ruler of the house of Judah in all the king's matters” (2 Chronicles 19:8-11).

  4. A son of Beriah (1 Chronicles 8:15).

  5. A Korhite porter of the Lord's house (1 Chronicles 26:2).

Three or four others of this name are also mentioned.