To whom God is father.

(1.) A Reubenite, son of Pallu (Numbers 16:1, 12; 26:8, 9; Deuteronomy 11:6).

(2.) A son of Helon, and chief of the tribe of Zebulun at the time of the census in the wilderness (Numbers 1:9; 2:7).

(3.) The son of Jesse, and brother of David (1 Samuel 16:6). It was he who spoke contemptuously to David when he proposed to fight Goliath (1 Samuel 17:28).

(4.) One of the Gadite heroes who joined David in his stronghold in the wilderness (1 Chronicles 12:9).