Word: L@RNYI

Pronounce: yish-maw-ale'

Strong: H3458

Orig: from 8085 and 410; God will hear; Jishmael, the name of Abraham's oldest son, and of five Israelites:--Ishmael. H8085 H410

Use: Proper Name Masculine

Grk Strong:

    Ishmael = "God will hear"

    1) son of Abraham and Sarah's handmaid Hagar and the progenitor of the Arabian peoples
    2) son of Nethaniah and the murderer of Gedaliah
    3) a Benjamite, one of the sons of Azel a descendant of Saul through Meribbaal or Mephibosheth
    4) a Judaite, father of Zebadiah
    5) a Judaite, son of Johanan and one of the captains who aided Jehoiada in restoring Joash to the throne
    6) a priest of the family of Pashur with a foreign wife whom he was forced to put away by Ezra