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Eliashib (family of Bani)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eliashib, Descendant of Bani
Eliashib, Descendant of Bani (אֶלְיָשִׁיב‎, elyashiv). A member of the family of Bani in the postexilic Jewish community. Eliashib was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:36).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eliashib (Person)
ELIASHIB (PERSON) [Heb ʾelyāsı̂b (אֶלְיָסִיב)]. The name of several men in the OT.1. A priest who received the eleventh position in the priestly order of the Temple during the reign of David (1 Chr 24:12). An evaluation of the historical reliability of Eliashib’s appearance during the reign of David
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eliashib
Eliashib. 1. Elioenai’s son and a descendant of Zerubbabel in the royal lineage of David (1 Chr 3:24).2. Aaron’s descendant chosen by David to head the 11th of the 24 courses of priests taking turns in the sanctuary services (1 Chr 24:12).3. High priest in the second succession from Jeshua (Neh 12:10).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eliashib
4, 5, 6. Three Israelites, one a “singer,” who had married foreign wives (Ezr. 10:24, 27, 36; 1 Esd. 9:24, 28, 34).
Eliashib
Eliashib ē-līʹə-shib [Heb. ʾelyāšîḇ—‘God restores’; Gk. Eliasibos (1 Esd. 9:1, 24), Eliasimos (1 Esd. 9:28), Enasibos (1 Esd. 9:34)]; AV also ELEAZURUS, ELISIMUS, ELIASIB, ENASIBUS; NEB also ELIASIBUS, ELIASIMUS, ENASIBUS.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eliashib
ELIASHIB1. Elioenai’s son and a descendant of Zerubbabel in the royal lineage of David (1 Chr 3:24).2. Aaron’s descendant chosen by David to head the 11th of the 24 courses of priests taking turns in the sanctuary services (1 Chr 24:12).3. High priest in the second succession from Jeshua (Neh 12:10).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Eliashib
Eliashib (i-li´uh-shib; Heb., “El [God] restores”).1 The head of a priestly division in the time of David (1 Chron. 24:12).2 The name of three postexilic Israelites, including one levitical singer, who divorced their foreign wives in response to Ezra’s proclamation (Ezra 10:24, 27, 36).3 The father
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eliashib
ELIASHIB1. A priest, head of the eleventh of the 24 courses into which David divided the priesthood (1 Chr 24:1, 12).2. A post-Exilic Levite singer who had married a foreign wife (Ezr 10:24).3. A layman, son of Zattu (Ezr 10:27).4. Another layman, son of Bani (Ezr 10:36), in the same list as 2.5.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eliashib
ELIASHIB. There are several people with this name in the OT: a descendant of David (1 Ch. 3:24); a priest in the time of David (1 Ch. 24:12); a singer (Ezr. 10:24); a son of Zattu (Ezr. 10:27); a son of Bani (Ezr. 10:36). The name is also found on seals and ostraca at *Arad.The most important was the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eliashib
Eliashib (Heb. ʾelyāsɩ̂ḇ)A personal name (lit., “God restores”) for seven individuals associated with the postexilic literature of the OT. Such names were once thought to be limited to the postexilic period, but the preexilic Arad Letters contain references to an Eliashib who held a position of responsibility
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eliashib
Eli´ashib (whom God restores).1. A priest in the time of King David, eleventh in the order of the “governors” of the sanctuary. 1 Chron. 24:12.2. One of the latest descendants of the royal family of Judah. 1 Chron. 3:24.3. High priest at Jerusalem at the time of the rebuilding of the walls under Nehemiah.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eliashib
ELI´ASHIB (e-līʹa-shib; “God will restore”). A common name among the Israelites, especially in the latter period of OT history.1. A son of Elioenai, one of the last descendants of the royal family of Judah (1 Chron. 3:24).2. A priest in the time of King David, head of the eleventh “lot” in the order
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