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Meaning: kindred of the prince.
This was the name of 3 biblical men.
Father-in-law of Aaron, his daughter Elisheba was married to Aaron (Exodus 6:23). He was the father of Nahshon, who was chief of the tribe of Judah (Numbers 1:7; 2:3; 7:12, 17; 10:14). He was in the lineage of Ruth (Ruth 4:18-20; 1 Chronicles 2:10; Matthew 1:4; Luke 3:33).
a son of Kohath, the second son of Levi (1 Chronicles 6:22), also called Izhar (2, 18)
chief of the 112 descendants of Uzziel the Levite, his father (1 Chronicles 15:10-11)