A hole, as of a viper, etc.

(1.) A son of Caleb (1 Chronicles 2:19, 50; 4:1, 4; Comp. 2 Chronicles 1:5).

(2.) The husband of Miriam, Moses' sister (Exodus 17:10-12). He was associated with Aaron in charge of the people when Moses was absent on Sinai (Exodus 24:14). He was probably of the tribe of Judah, and grandfather of Bezaleel (Exodus 31:2; 35:30; 1 Chronicles 2:19).

(3.) One of the five princes of Midian who were defeated and slain by the Israelites under the command of Phinehas (Numbers 31:8).