1) The best-known of several OT persons of this name was a prophet in Ahab's court (1 Kgs. 22) who advised against a battle to wrest Ramoth-Gilead from the Aramaeans.
2) A friend of Jeremiah who heard the prophet's oracles being read aloud by Baruch (Jer. 36:11–13).

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