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This was the name of two biblical men.
one of the sons of Shammai, of the children of Ezra (1 Chr. 4:20; compare 17)
the eldest son of David, by Ahinoam of Jezreel (1 Chr. 3:1; 2 Sam. 3:2)
Absalom caused him to be put to death for his great crime in the matter of his half-sister Tamar, who he raped (2 Sam. 13:28-29).