(1.). The third post-duluvian patriach after Shem
(Gen. 10:24; 11:14
). He is regarded as the founder of the Hebrew
race (10:21; Num. 24:24
). In Luke 3:35
he is called Heber.
(2.) One of the seven
heads of the families of the Gadites (1 Chr. 5:13
(3.) The oldest of the three sons of Elpaal the Benjamite (8:12).
(4.) One of the heads of the familes of Benjamites in Jerusalem
(5.) The head of the priestly family of Amok in the time of Zerubbabel