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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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) [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
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 ē-līʹə-hō-ēʹ-nī [Heb. ʾelyehôʿênay—‘to Yahweh are my eyes’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ELIHOENAI Variant of Elioenai (q.v.).Head of a family of 200 males who returned to Jerusalem with Ezra (Ezr 8:4).
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
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
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Easton’s Bible Dictionary