Ginnetho • Ginnethon
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ginnethon (Person)
GINNETHON (PERSON) [Heb ginnĕtôn (גִּנְּתֹון‎)]. 1. A priest and signatory to the covenant established by Ezra (Neh 10:6).2. Head of a priestly family serving during the reign of Joiakim (Neh 12:16). If, as some argue however, it is an ancestral name, then both references may be to the same family
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ginnethoi, Ginnetho
Ginnethoi, Ginnetho. Priest who set his seal on Ezra’s covenant during the postexilic period (Neh 10:6, alternately spelled Ginnethon; 12:4, kjv Ginnetho).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ginnethoi ginʹə-thoi [Heb. ginneṯôy] (Neh. 12:4); AV GINNETHO; NEB GINNETHON; GINNETHON ginʹə-thon] [Heb. ginneṯôn (Neh. 10:6 [MT 7]; 12:16). The head of a priestly family.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
GINNETHO. This term and Ginnethoi are evidently the same as Ginnethon (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ginnethoi (Heb. ginnĕṯôy)A priest who returned from the Exile with Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:4). He may be the same as Ginnethon 2.
Ginnethon (Heb. ginnĕṯôn)1. A priest who set his seal to the renewed covenant at the time of Nehemiah (Neh. 10:6 [MT 7]).2. The head of a priestly family at the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:16). If the name is an eponym for the entire family, it may encompass 1 above. Some would also
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ginnethoi [gĭnˊə thoi] (Heb. ginneṯôy). A priest who returned from the Exile with Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:4; KJV “Ginnetho”). He may be the same as Ginnethon 2 (cf. NIV).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gin´netho (gardener), one of the chief of the priests and Levites who returned to Judea with Zerubbabel. Neh. 12:4. He is doubtless the same person as
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
GIN´NETHOI (ginʹe-thō). A corrupt reading (Neh. 12:4) for the name Ginnethon (which see).
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Ginnetho [Gin-uh-thoh](Hebrew origin: Gardener)(Nehemiah 12:4). 6th century b.c. Ginnetho—also called Ginnethon (Nehemiah 12:16)—was one of the priests who returned from the Babylonian Exile with Zerubbabel.Ginnetho was the ancestor of a priestly clan that was headed by Meshullam, when Joiakim was
Ginnethon [Gin-uh-thahn](Hebrew origin: Gardener)(Nehemiah 10:6). 5th century b.c. Ginnethon was one of the priests who signed Nehemiah’s solemn agreement to separate themselves from the foreigners living in the land, to refrain from intermarrying with them, and to dedicate their firstborn to God,
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
GINNETHO (Gĭnʹ nə thō) KJV spelling in Neh. 12:4 of Levite who returned from Babylonian captivity with Zerubbabel about 537 b.c. Hebrew texts have various spellings followed by modern translations: Ginnethon (NIV; REB); Ginnethoi (NASB, TEV, NRSV). This is apparently the same person listed as head
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Ginnethon [gin-uh-thon] (1) a priest who witnessed Ezra’s covenant (Neh. 10:6) (2) head of a family of priests under Joiakim (Neh. 12:16)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
GINNETHOI gin´uh-thoi [גִּנְּתוֹיginnethoy]. A priestly leader who returned to Jerusalem with ZERUBBABEL; helped purify the people, gates, and walls (Neh 12:4).
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