Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Nethaneel ” means given of God

  1. The son of Zuar and prince of the tribe of Issachar at the time of the exodus. (Numbers 1:8; 2:5; 7:18) (B.C. 1491.)
  2. The fourth son of Jesse and brother of David. (1 Chronicles 2:14)
  3. A priest in the reign of David who blew the trumpet before the ark when it was brought from the house of Obededom. (1 Chronicles 15:24) (B.C. 1055.)
  4. A Levite, father of Shemaiah the scribe, in the reign of David. (1 Chronicles 24:6)
  5. A son of Obed-edom. (1 Chronicles 26:4)
  6. One of the princes of Judah whom Jehoshaphat sent to teach in the cities of his kingdom. (2 Chronicles 17:7) (B.C. 912.)
  7. A chief of the Levites in the reign of Josiah. (2 Chronicles 35:9) (B.C. 628.)
  8. A priest of the family of Pashur, in the time of Ezra, who married a foreign wife. (B.C. 458.)
  9. The representative of the priestly family of Jedaiah in the time of Joiakim. (Nehemiah 12:21) (B.C. 446.)
  10. A Levite, of the sons of Asaph, who with his brethren played upon the musical instruments of David at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem under Ezra and Nehemiah. (Nehemiah 12:36) (B.C. 446.)
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