By: Gerson B. Levi
1. Father of Elishama, the chief of Ephraim in the second year after the exodus (Num. i. 10, ii. 18); appears also in the genealogical list of Ephraim (I Chron. vii. 26). 2. Father of Shemuel, who was to represent the tribe of Simeon in the division of the land and assist Eleazar and Joshua in the work (Num. xxxiv. 20). 3. Father of Pedahel, the representative of Naphtali under the same circumstances as the father of Shemuel (Num. xxxiv. 28). 4. Father of Talmai, the king of Geshur, father-in-law of King David, with whom Absalom took refuge after he had killed Amnon (II Sam. xiii. 37). The variant reading here is Ammihur. 5. Son of Omri, a Judean living in Jerusalem (I Chron. ix. 4).