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Elioenai (priest)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Elioenai, Son of Pashhur
Elioenai, Descendant of Pashhur (אֶלְיוֹעֵינַי‎, elyo'einay). A member of the family of Pashhur in the postexilic Jewish community. Elioenai was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:22).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
Elionas (Person)
ELIONAS (PERSON) [Gk Eliōnas (Ἐλιωνας)]. A son of Annan who divorced his foreign wife during Ezra’s reform (1 Esdr 9:32). His name may be the Gk rendering of ELIEZER son of Harim in Ezra 10:31. Furthermore, Codex Vaticanus contains the textual variant Gk eliōdas. Differences such as this among the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
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
Elioenai (priest)
4. A member of the priestly house of Pashhur who divorced his foreign wife (Ezr. 10:22; 1 Esd. 9:22). The latter reference is apparently to the Eliezer of Ezr. 10:31.
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
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
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
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
Elioenai
Elioenai [ĕlˊĭ ō ēˊnī] (Heb. ˒elyô˓ênay “my eyes are toward my God”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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
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
Pashhur Father
Ishmael Brother
Nethanel Brother
Jehozabad Brother
Eleasah Brother
Maaseiah Brother
Roles