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Josiphiah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Josiphiah
Josiphiah (יוֹסִפְיָה‎, yosiphyah). Father of Shelomith, who brought his family from exile in Babylon to Judah (Ezra 8:10; 1 Esdras 8:36). First Esdras 8:36 sometimes has Josiphias.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Josiphiah (Person)
JOSIPHIAH (PERSON) [Heb yôsipyâ (יֹוסִפְיָה)]. The father of one of the family heads—Shelomith—who, with 160 males, returned with Ezra from exile in Babylon during the reign of the Persian king Artaxerxes (Ezra 8:10; 1 Esdr 8:36). His inclusion among the sons of Bani is supplied by the LXX (but not
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Josiphiah
Josiphiah. Father of Shelomith and founder of a house of which 160 members accompanied Ezra back to Palestine (Ezr 8:10).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Josiphiah
Josiphiah jos-i-f-iʹe [Heb. yôsip̱yâ—‘Yahweh adds’]; AV Apoc. JOSAPHIAS. In Ezr. 8:10; 1 Esd. 8:36, the father of Shelomith, one of Ezra’s companions.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Josiphiah
JOSIPHIAH Father of Shelomith, leader of a family of which 160 members accompanied Ezra back to Palestine (Ezr 8:10).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Josiphiah
Josiphiah (Heb. yôsip̱yâ)An Israelite whose son Shelomith returned with Ezra from captivity in Babylon (Ezra 8:10).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Josiphiah
Josiphiah [jŏsˊə fiˊə] (Heb. yôsip̱yâ “Yahweh adds”). An Israelite whose son Shelomith returned with Ezra from captivity in Babylon (Ezra 8:10).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Josiphiah
Josiphi´ah (whom Jehovah will increase), the father or ancestor of Shelomith, who returned with Ezra. Ezra 8:10. (b.c. 459.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Josiphiah
JOSIPHI´AH (jōs-i-fiʹa; “Jehovah will increase, add”). One of the family of Shelomith, whose son led 160 men under Ezra to Jerusalem from Babylon (Ezra 8:10), about 457 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ben Josiphiah
BEN JOSIPHIAH [ben joe zy FIE uh] (son of Josiphiah) — one of the sons of Bani who returned from the Captivity with Ezra (Ezra 8:10).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JOSIPHIAH
JOSIPHIAH<jos-i-fi’-a> ([יוֹסִפְיָה‎, yociphyah], “Yah adds”): Found in Ezr 8:10, where Massoretic Text is “and of the sons of .... Shelomith the son of Josiphiah.” With the help of Septuagint A and 1 Esdras 8:36, the name “Bani” (which is the same in the unpointed text as “the sons of” and
JOSAPHIAS
JOSAPHIAS<jos-a-fi’-as> ([ Ἰωσαφίας, Iosaphias], 1 Esdras 8:36): Called “Josephiah” in Ezr 8:10.
See also
Relatives
Shelomith Son