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Ismachiah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ismachiah
Ismachiah (יִסְמַכְיָהוּ‎, yismakhyahu). One of 10 temple assistants who served Conaniah the Levite and Shimei during the reign of Hezekiah (2 Chr 31:13). Hezekiah appointed these overseers to manage the gifts and donations brought to the temple.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ismachiah (Person)
ISMACHIAH (PERSON) [Heb yismakyāhû (יִסְמַכְיָהוּ)]. One of ten overseers (pĕqı̂dı̂m) responsible for gifts brought into the temple during the reign of Hezekiah (2 Chr 31:13). King Hezekiah and Azariah the chief officer of the temple appointed Ismachiah and the other nine. Their role was to assist
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ismachiah
Ismachiah. Levite overseer of things dedicated at the temple during Hezekiah’s reform (2 Chr 31:13).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ismachiah
Ismachiah iz-mə-kīʹə [Heb. yiśmaḵyāhû—‘Yahweh sustains’]. A temple official who assisted Coniah and Shimei, appointed by King Hezekiah and Azariah the high priest (2 Ch. 31:13).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ismakiah
ISMAKIAH Levite overseer of things dedicated at the temple during Hezekiah’s reform (2 Chr 31:13).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ismachiah
ISMACHIAH. One of the overseers in connection with the reign of Hezekiah (2 Chr 31:13).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ismachiah
Ismachiah (Heb. yismaḵyāhû)An overseer of the temple tax at the time of King Hezekiah (2 Chr. 31:13).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ismachiah
Ismachiah [ĭzˊmə kīˊə (Heb. yiśmaḵyāhû “Yahweh supports”). A Levite at the time of King Hezekiah. He was an overseer of the temple tax (2 Chr. 31:13).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ismachiah
Ismachi´ah (whom Jehovah upholds), a Levite who was one of the overseers of offerings during the revival under King Hezekiah. 2 Chron. 31:13. (b.c. 776.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ismachiah
ISMACHI´AH, or Ismaki´ah (is-ma-kīʹa; “Jah will sustain”). One of the Levites charged by Hezekiah with overseeing the sacred offerings under the general direction of the high priest and others (2 Chron. 31:13), about 719 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ismachiah
ISMACHIAH [is muh KIGH uh] (the Lord supports) — an overseer of the Temple in Hezekiah’s time (2 Chr. 31:13; Ismakiah, NIV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ISMACHIAH
ISMACHIAH<is-ma-ki’-a> ([יִסְמַכְיָהוּ‎, yicmakhyahu], “Yah will sustain”): One of the “overseers under the hand of Conaniah and Shimei his brother, by the appointment of Hezekiah the king, and Azariah the ruler of the house of God” (2 Ch 31:13).