(uhm min' uh dab) Personal name meaning, “my people give freely.” 1. Aaron's father-in-law (Exodus 6:23). Father of Nahshon, who led tribe of Judah in the wilderness (Numbers 1:7). Ancestor of David (Ruth 4:19) and Jesus (Matthew 1:4;
Luke 3:33). 2. Son of Kohath in genealogy of Levites (1 Chronicles 6:22), but this may be copyist's change for Izhar (Exodus 6:18,Exodus 6:21). 3. Head of a family of Levites (1 Chronicles 15:10). He helped carry the ark of the covenant to Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 15:11-29).
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