As for Ishmael, I have heard you. 1 I will indeed bless him, make him fruitful, and give him a multitude of descendants. 2 He will become the father of twelve princes; 3 I will make him into a great nation.
In the seventh year Jehoiada made a bold move. He made a pact 1 with the officers of the units of hundreds: Azariah son of Jehoram, Ishmael son of Jehochanan, Azariah son of Obed, Maaseiah son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat son of Zikri.