"Brother (i.e., friend) of union." The name of various biblical personages:

  1. A son of Bela, the son of Benjamin.1
  2. Name different in Hebrew, meaning brother of Judah. Chief of the tribe of Asher; one of those appointed by Moses to superintend the division of Canaan among the tribe.2



  1. 1 Chr. 8:7.
  2. Num. 34:27.


  • Easton, M.G. (1897). Easton's Bible Dictionary. New York: Harper & Brothers.

This article incorporates text from Easton’s Bible Dictionary (1897) by M.G. Easton, which is in the public domain.