son of affliction. (1.) One of the two sons of Rimmon the
Beerothite, a captain in Saul's army. He and his brother Rechab
assassinated Ishbosheth (2 Sam. 4:2), and were on this account
slain by David, and their mutilated bodies suspended over the
pool at Hebron (5, 6, 12).
(2.) The father of Heled, who was one of David's thirty heroes
(2 Sam. 23:29; 1 Chr. 11:30).