Genesis 16:15-16; Genesis 21; 1 Chronicles 8:38; 2 Chronicles 19:11; 2 Chronicles 23:1; Ezra 10:22; 2 Kings 25:23-25; Jeremiah 41
(whom God hears). (1) Son of Abraham and Hagar (Gen. 16:15-1615And Hagar bare Abram a son: and Abram called his son's name, which Hagar bare, Ishmael. 16And Abram was fourscore and six years old, when Hagar bare Ishmael to Abram. (Genesis 16:15‑16)). Banished to wilderness; became progenitor of Arabian tribes (Gen. 21; 25:9; 37:25-28). (2) Descendant of Saul (1 Chron. 8:3838And Azel had six sons, whose names are these, Azrikam, Bocheru, and Ishmael, and Sheariah, and Obadiah, and Hanan. All these were the sons of Azel. (1 Chronicles 8:38)). (3) A Judahite (2 Chron. 19:1111And, behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of the Lord; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, for all the king's matters: also the Levites shall be officers before you. Deal courageously, and the Lord shall be with the good. (2 Chronicles 19:11)). (4) A Judahite captain (2 Chron. 23:11And in the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him. (2 Chronicles 23:1)). (5) A priest (Ezra 10:2222And of the sons of Pashur; Elioenai, Maaseiah, Ishmael, Nethaneel, Jozabad, and Elasah. (Ezra 10:22)). (6) Crafty son of Nethaniah (2 Kings 25:23-2523And when all the captains of the armies, they and their men, heard that the king of Babylon had made Gedaliah governor, there came to Gedaliah to Mizpah, even Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and Johanan the son of Careah, and Seraiah the son of Tanhumeth the Netophathite, and Jaazaniah the son of a Maachathite, they and their men. 24And Gedaliah sware to them, and to their men, and said unto them, Fear not to be the servants of the Chaldees: dwell in the land, and serve the king of Babylon; and it shall be well with you. 25But it came to pass in the seventh month, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, of the seed royal, came, and ten men with him, and smote Gedaliah, that he died, and the Jews and the Chaldees that were with him at Mizpah. (2 Kings 25:23‑25); Jer. 41).