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ELNAAM (ĕl-nā'ăm). The father of David’s guard, Jeribai and Joshaviah (1Chr.11.46).

ELNAAM ĕl nā’ əm (אֶלְנָ֑עַם, God is pleasantness, delightfulness). Mentioned only in 1 Chronicles 11:46 as the father of Jeribai and Joshaviah, two of the mighty men of David’s army.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(’elna`am, "God is delightfulness"; compare Phoenician "Gadnaam"):

According to Massoretic Text the father of two of David’s warriors (1Ch 11:46); according to Septuagint himself one of the warriors.