E'shek (Hebrews id. עֵשֶׁק, oppression; Sept. Ε᾿σελέκ v. r. Α᾿σήλ, Vulg. Esec): brother of Azel (q.v.), a Benjamite, one of the late descendants of king Saul; he was the father of several sons, among them Ulam, the founder of a large and noted family of archers, lit. "treaders of the bow" (1Ch 8:39). B.C. ante 588. They are omitted in the parallel list of 1Ch 9:35-44.