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Smith's Bible Dictionary


(God is my father).

(1.) Son of Helon and leader of the tribe of Zebulun at the time of the census in the wilderness of Sinai (Numbers 1:9; 2:7; 7:24, 29; 10:16). (B.C. 1490)

(2.) A Reubenite, father of Dathan and Abiram (Numbers 16:1; 16:12; 26:8-9; 11:6).

(3.) One of David's brothers, the eldest of the family (1 Samuel 16:6; 17:13; 17:28; 1 Chronicles 2:13). (B.C. 1063)

(4.) A Levite in the time of David, who was both a "porter" and a musician on the "psaltery" (1 Chronicles 15:18; 15:20; 16:5).

(5.) One of the warlike Gadite leaders who came over to David when he was in the wilderness taking refuge from Saul (1 Chronicles 12:9). (B.C. 1061)

(6.) An ancestor of Samuel the prophet; a Kohathite Levite, son of Nahath (1 Chronicles 6:27). (B.C. 1250)

(7.) Son of Nathanael, one of the fore‐fathers of Judith, and therefore belonging to the tribe of Simeon (Judith 8:1).

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