Isshiah (son of Harim)
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Also spelled Isshiah. A member of the family of Harim in the postexilic Jewish community. Isshijah was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:31).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
ISSHIJAH (PERSON) [Heb yiššı̂yâ (יִשִּׁיָּה)]. Var. ASAIAS. A descendant of Harim and one of the returned exiles who was required by Ezra to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:31). According to Noth, the name Isshijah is derived from the root nšh and may mean “Yahweh will forget”; but we are left wondering
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Isshijah. Harim’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:31, kjv Ishijah).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ISSHIAH1. Izrahiah’s son from Issachar’s tribe (1 Chr 7:3).2. Warrior from Benjamin’s tribe who joined David in his struggle against King Saul. Isshiah was one of David’s ambidextrous archers and slingers (1 Chr 12:6).3. Uzziel’s son from Levi’s tribe (1 Chr 23:20; 24:25).4. Rehabiah’s son from Levi’s
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Isshiah (i-shi´uh).1 A son of Izahiah and a descendant of Uzzi, from the tribe of Issachar (1 Chron. 7:3).2 One of the “mighty warriors” who came to David at Ziklag and helped him in battle (1 Chron. 12:6).3 A Levite who was one of the leading members of the descendants of Rehabiah, possibly descended
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ISHIJAH. Son of Harim (Ezr 10:31) who along with others put away his foreign wife at the command of Ezra.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ishi´ah (whom Jehovah lends), the fifth of the five sons of Izrahiah; one of the heads of the tribe of Issachar in the time of David. 1 Chron. 7:3. (b.c. 1046.)
Ishi´jah (whom Jehovah lends), a lay Israelite of the Bene-Harim who had married a foreign wife. Ezra 10:31. (b.c. 459.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
IsshiahIsshiah (i-shīʹah). 1 A descendant of Issachar (1 Chron. 7:3). 2 One of David’s mighty men (1 Chron. 12:6). 3 A leading member of the descendants of Rehabiah, possibly descended from Moses (1 Chron. 24:21; see 23:15–17). 4 A son of Uzziel from the tribe of Levi (1 Chron. 24:25). 5 A postexilic