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One of the nine sons of Shimei listed in the Benjaminite genealogy (1 Chr 8:20). Elienai is included in a group of Benjaminites who lived in Jerusalem (1 Chr 8:28).
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ELIENAI (PERSON) [Heb ʾĕlı̂ʿēnay (אֱלִיעֵנַי)]. A Benjaminite family listed in the longer Benjaminite genealogy offered by the Chronicler (1 Chr 8:20). Elienai is among those designated as “chief men” who “dwelt in Jerusalem.” This linking of Benjaminites with Jerusalem is emphasized in the longer
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