"Brother of a gift", "Liberal." The name of various biblical personages:

  1. One of the three giant Anakim brothers whom Caleb and the spies saw in Mount Hebron1 when they went in to explore the land. They were afterwards driven out and slain.2
  2. One of the guardians of the temple after the Exile.3



  1. Num. 13:22.
  2. Josh. 15:14; Judg. 1:10.
  3. 1 Chr. 9:17.


  • 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.