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Phinehas, Son of Eleazar
Phinehas, Son of Eleazar (פִּינְחָס, pinechas). Derived from the Egyptian Pe-nehasi, “the dark-skinned.” Son of Eleazar and grandson of Aaron the high priest (Exod 6:25; 1 Chr 6:4, 50; Ezra 7:5). Praised for his zeal and protection of Israel’s purity. Plays a prominent role in four significant episodes
Phinehas, Son of Eli
Phinehas, Son of Eli (פִּינְחָס, pinechas). Son of the priest Eli. His name is derived from the Egyptian word Pe-nehasi, meaning “the dark-skinned.” His brother’s name, Hophni, is also of Egyptian origin.Phinehas, Hophni, and Eli served as priests at the Israelite shrine in Shiloh. The narrative about