Cherished; who finds mercy.
   1) Father of Elkanah, and grandfather of the prophet Samuel (1 Sam. 1:1).
   2) The father of Azareel, the "captain" of the tribe of Dan (1 Chr. 27:22).
   3) 1 Chr. 12:7; a Benjamite.
   4) 2 Chr. 23:1; one whose son assisted in placing Joash on the throne.
   5) 1 Chr. 9:8; a Benjamite.
   6) 1 Chr. 9:12; a priest, perhaps the same as in Neh. 11:12.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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