Jeshaiah (descendant of Benjamin)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
JESHAIAH (PERSON) [Heb yĕšaʿyâ (יְשַׁעְיָה)]. Six individuals in the OT bear this name which may also be rendered “Isaiah” and means “Yahweh has saved.” This name also appears in a Hebrew inscription from Palestine (Diringer 1934: 209), and it should be compared with Ia-še-ʾ-ia-a-ma (Tallqvist 1905:
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jeshaiah. 1. Hananiah’s son; the father of Rephaiah and a descendant of David through Zerubbabel’s line, who lived in postexilic Palestine (1 Chr 3:21, kjv Jesaiah).2. Jeduthun’s son and the leader of the 8th of 24 divisions of musicians trained for service in the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Chr
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jeshaiah jə-shāʹyə, jə-shīʹə [Heb. yešaʿyāhû (2, 3), yešaʿyâ (1, 4–6)—‘deliverance of Yahweh’]; NEB ISAIAH.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JESHAIAH1. Hananiah’s son; the father of Rephaiah and a descendant of David through Zerubbabel’s line, who lived in postexilic Palestine (1 Chr 3:21).2. Jeduthun’s son and the leader of the eighth of 24 divisions of musicians trained for service in the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Chr 25:3, 15).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jeshaiah (ji-shay´yuh; Heb., “the Lord saves”).1 A Judahite, the grandson of Zerubbabel; he belonged to the royal lineage of the kings of Judah (1 Chron. 3:21).2 A levitical musician belonging to the Jeduthun group; head of the eighth course of musicians (1 Chron. 25:3, 15).3 A Levite who shared the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JESAIAH, JESHAIAH1. A son of Hananiah, son of Zerubbabel (1 Chr 3:21).2. A Levite, one of the sons of Jeduthun. He was a harpist and appointed by David to be head of the eighth course of musicians (1 Chr 25:15).3. A Levite, the son of Rehabiah. A descendant, Shelomoth, was over the treasury of things
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jeshaiah [jə shāˊyə] (Heb. yeša˓yāhû, yeša˓yâ “deliverance” or “salvation of Yahweh” [= Isaiah]).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jesha´iah (salvation of Jehovah).1. One of the six sons of Jeduthun. 1 Chron. 25:3, 15. (b.c. 1014.)2. A Levite in the reign of David, eldest son of Rehabiah, a descendant of Amram through Moses. 1 Chron. 26:25. [Isshiah.] (b.c. before 1014.)3. The son of Athaliah, and chief of the house of the Bene-Elam
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
JESHA´IAH (je-shāʹya; “Jehovah saves”).1. The second named of the sons of Hananiah, the son of Zerubbabel (1 Chron. 3:21), after 536 b.c. The KJV renders “Jesaiah.”2. One of the sons of Jeduthun, appointed to play the harp (1 Chron. 25:3) at the head of the eighth division of Levitical musicians (v.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary