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Eliehoenai (gatekeeper)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eliehoenai, Son of Shallum
Eliehoenai, Son of Meshelemiah (אֶלְיְהוֹעֵינַי‎, elyeho'einay). A gatekeeper during the reign of David (1 Chr 26:3).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eliehoenai (Person)
ELIEHOENAI (PERSON) [Heb ʾelyĕhôʿênay (אֶלְיְהֹועֵינַי)]. Two persons bear this name in the OT. The name itself (= “toward Y are my eyes”) follows a common pattern of Akkadian names from the Neo-Babylonian period, as in Itti-Nabū-īnīa (Tallqvist 1913: 84), “toward Nabu are my eyes.” In 1 Esdr 8:31
Elioenai (Person)
ELIOENAI (PERSON) [Heb ʾelyôʿênay (אֶלְיֹועֵינַי)]. The name of six individuals in the Hebrew Bible. “Elioenai” appears to be a shortened form of Elyehoenai, which means “my eyes (are turned) toward YHWH.” However, according to Noth, the name is not a genuinely Israelite name but is patterned after
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eliehoenai
Eliehoenai. 1. Korahite Levite who, with his 6 brothers and his father, Meshelemiah, served as a temple doorkeeper during David’s reign (1 Chr 26:3, kjv Elioenai).2. Zerahiah’s son, who came to Jerusalem with Ezra, bringing his family and others from Babylon (Ezr 8:4, kjv Elihoenai).
Elihoenai
Elihoenai. kjv spelling of Eliehoenai, Zerahiah’s son, in Ezra 8:4.See Eliehoenai # 2.
Elioenai
Elioenai. 1. Postexilic descendant of Solomon and the father of Hodaviah (1 Chr 3:23, 24).2. Simeonite chieftan (1 Chr 4:36).3. Head of a Benjamite family (1 Chr 7:8).4. kjv spelling of the Levite Eliehoenai in 1 Chronicles 26:3.See Eliehoenai # 1.5. Man of the priestly family of Pashhur who divorced
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eliehoenai (gatekeeper)
1. (AV, NEB, “Elioenai”). A gatekeeper of the family of Korah (1 Ch. 26:3).
Eliehoenai
Eliehoenai ē-līʹə-hō-ēʹ-nī [Heb. ʾelyehôʿênay—‘to Yahweh are my eyes’].
Elioenai
Elioenai el-i-ō-ēʹnï [Heb. ʾelyôʿênay; Gk. Eliōnas, Eliadas]; AV, NEB, also ELIONAS (1 Esd. 9:22), ELIADAS (1 Esd. 9:28).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eliehoenai
ELIEHOENAI1. Korahite Levite who, with his six brothers and his father, Meshelemiah, served as a temple doorkeeper during David’s reign (1 Chr 26:3).2. Zerahiah’s son, who came to Jerusalem with Ezra, bringing his family and others from Babylon (Ezr 8:4).
Elihoenai
ELIHOENAI* kjv spelling of Eliehoenai, Zerahiah’s son, in Ezra 8:4. See Eliehoenai #2.
Elioenai
ELIOENAI1. Postexilic descendant of Solomon and the father of Hodaviah and Eliashib (1 Chr 3:23–24).2. Simeonite chieftain (1 Chr 4:36).3. Head of a Benjamite family (1 Chr 7:8).4. kjv spelling of the Levite Eliehoenai in 1 Chronicles 26:3. See Eliehoenai #1.5. Man of the priestly family of Pashhur
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Elioenai
Elioenai (el´ee-oh-ee´ni; a shortened form of Eliehoenai, Heb., “my eyes are toward El [God]”).1 A descendant of the kings of Judah through David (1 Chron. 3:23–24).2 A family leader in the tribe of Simeon (1 Chron. 4:36).3 A Benjaminite belonging to the family group of Becher (1 Chron. 7:8).4 A
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Elihoenai
ELIHOENAI Variant of Elioenai (q.v.).Head of a family of 200 males who returned to Jerusalem with Ezra (Ezr 8:4).
Elioenai
ELIOENAI. A contracted form of Elihoenai (q.v.).1. One of the sons of Neariah, a descendant of Zerubbabel, and the father of seven sons (1 Chr 3:23–24).2. One of the Simeonite chiefs, head of a numerous family (1 Chr 4:36).3. Son of Becher of the tribe of Benjamin and head of a father’s house (1 Chr
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eliehoenai
Eliehoenai (Heb. ʾelyĕhôʿênay)1. The seventh son of Meshelemiah, a Levite and gatekeeper of the temple (1 Chr. 26:3).2. The son of Zerahiah; head of a family of exiles returning with Ezra (Ezra 8:4).
Elioenai
Elioenai (Heb. ʾelyôʿênay)1. The eldest son of Neariah, listed among the descendants of Solomon (1 Chr. 3:23–24).2. A leader of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:36).3. A Benjaminite, one of the sons of Becher (1 Chr. 7:8).4. A postexilic priest of the family of Pashhur who pledged to divorce his foreign
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Eliehoenai
ĭ lĭˊə hō ēˊnī˒elyehô˓ênayEliehoenai [ĭ lĭˊə hō ēˊnī] (Heb. ˒elyehô˓ênay “my eyes are toward Yahweh”).
Elioenai
Elioenai [ĕlˊĭ ō ēˊnī] (Heb. ˒elyô˓ênay “my eyes are toward my God”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Elihoena-i
Elihoe´na-i (my eyes are toward Jehovah), son of Zerahiah, who with 200 men returned from the captivity with Ezra. Ezra 8:4. (b.c. 459.)
Elio-ena-i
Elio-e´na-i (my eyes are toward the Lord).1. Eldest son of Neariah, the son of Shemaiah. 1 Chron. 3:23, 24.2. Head of a family of the Simeonites. 1 Chron. 4:36. (b.c. after 1451.)3. Head of one of the families of the sons of Becher, the son of Benjamin. 1 Chron. 7:8.4. A Korhite Levite, and one of
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eliehoenai
ELIEHOE´NAI (el-i-hōʹ-eʹnī; “toward Jehovah” are “my eyes”).1. The seventh son of Meshelemia, one of the Korhite gatekeepers of the Temple (1 Chron. 26:3; “Elioenai,” KJV), about 960 b.c.2. A son of Zerahiah, of the “sons of Pahath-moab,” who returned with 200 males from the Exile (Ezra 8:4), 457
Elioenai
ELIOE´NAI (e-li-o-ēʹni; a contracted form of the name Elihoenai).1. The eldest son of Neariah, son of Shemaiah, of the descendants of Zerubbabel (1 Chron. 3:23–24).2. A leader of the Simeonites (1 Chron. 4:36).3. The fourth son of Becher, son of Benjamin (1 Chron. 7:8).4. Seventh son of Meshelemiah
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Elioenai
Elioenaitoward Jehovah are my eyes, the name of several men mentioned in the Old Testament (1 Chr. 7:8; 4:36; Ezra 10:22, 27). Among these was the eldest son of Neariah, son of Shemaiah, of the descendants of Zerubbabel. His family are the latest mentioned in the Old Testament (1 Chr. 3:23, 24).
See also
Relatives
Shallum Father
Zechariah Brother
Elam Brother
Zebadiah Brother
Jediael Brother
Mattithiah Brother
Jathniel Brother
Kore Grandfather
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