(whom Jehovah gave), a name of which John is the contraction.
+ Father of Ishmael, one of the "captains of hundreds" whom Jehoiada the priest took into his confidence about the restoration of the line of Judah. (2 Chronicles 23:1) (B.C. 910.)
+ One of the Bene-Bebai who was forced to put away his foreign wife. (Ezra 10:28) (B.C. 459.)
+ A priest who took part in the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem. (Nehemiah 12:42) (B.C. 446.)