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A Levitical singer in the postexilic Jewish community; listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:24).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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. 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
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
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 (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
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
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