a lion of Jehovah, a son of Shemaiah, and one of the temple porters in the time of David ( 1 Chronicles 26:7 ). He was a "mighty man of valour."
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Othni". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".