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Nethaniah (son of Elishama)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Nethaniah, Son of Elishama
Nethaniah, Son of Elishama (נְתַנְיָה‎, nethanyah). A member of the royal family of Judah. Father of Ishmael, who assassinated Gedaliah the governor of Judah (2 Kgs 25:23; 25; Jer 40:8–15; 41:1–18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nethaniah (Person)
NETHANIAH (PERSON) [Heb nĕtanyâ (נְתַנְיָה‎);. nĕtanyāhû (נְתַנְיָהוּ)]. Five people in the Bible bear this name, which means “Yahweh gives.” Names compounded with the theophoric element yāh/yāhû plus the verb ntn produce such nomenclature as Jonathan (see TPNAH, 352; cf. the theophoric element
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Nethaniah
Nethaniah. 1. Elishama’s son, father of Ishmael and a member of the royal family of Judah (2 Kgs 25:23, 25; Jer 40:8–15; 41:1–18).2. One of Asaph’s 4 sons and the leader of the 5th of 24 divisions of musicians trained for service in the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Chr 25:2, 12).3. One of the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nethaniah
4. The father of Ishmael the murderer of Gedaliah (2 K. 25:23, 25; Jer. 40:8, 14f.; 41:1, etc.).
Nethaniah
Nethaniah neth-ə-nīʹə [Heb neṯanyâ, neṯanyāhû—‘Yahweh has given’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Nethaniah
NETHANIAH1. Elishama’s son, father of Ishmael and a member of the royal family of Judah (2 Kgs 25:23–25; Jer 40:8–15; 41:1–18).2. One of Asaph’s four sons and the leader of the fifth of 24 divisions of musicians trained for service in the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Chr 25:2, 12).3. One of the
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Nethaniah
Nethaniah (neth´uh-ni´uh; Heb., “the Lord gives”).1 The father of the man Ishmael who first joined, then attacked and killed Gedaliah, the ruler of Judah appointed by Babylonia (2 Kings 25:23, 25; Jer. 40:8–41:18).2 A temple musician, the son of Asaph (1 Chron. 25:2, 12).3 A Levite sent by King Jehoshaphat
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Nethaniah
NETHANIAH1. A musician in the time of David, one of the four sons of Asaph. He was leader of the fifth division of temple singers and musicians (1 Chr 25:2, 12).2. One of the Levites sent out by Jehoshaphat to teach the law in the cities of Judah (2 Chr 17:8).3. Father of Jehudi who brought the prophecy
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Nethaniah
NETHANIAH (Heb. neṯanyāhû, ‘Yahweh has given’; lxx Nathanias; cf. *Nathanael). 1. The father of Ishmael, the murderer of Gedaliah (Je. 40:8, 14–15; 41:9). In 2 Ki. 25:23 the lxx reads Maththanias. 2. An Asaphite, leader of the fifth group of the Temple choir (1 Ch. 25:2, 12). 3. Father of Jehudi (Je.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Nethaniah
Nethaniah (Heb. nĕṯanyâ, nĕṯanyāhû)1. The father of Ishmael, one of the men who murdered Gedaliah (2 Kgs. 25:23, 25; Jer. 40:8, 14–15; 41:1–9).2. A Levite of the line of Asaph who prophesied with lyres, harps, and cymbal (1 Chr. 25:2); leader of the fifth division of levitical singers (v. 12).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Nethaniah
Nethaniah [nĕthˊə nīˊə] (Heb. neṯanyā, neṯanyāhû “Yehweh has given”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Nethaniah
Nethani´ah (given of Jehovah).1. The son of Elishama, and father of Ishmael who murdered Gedaliah. 2 Kings 25:23, 25. He was of the royal family of Judah. (b.c. 620.)2. One of the four sons of Asaph the minstrel. 1 Chron. 25:12. (b.c. 1015.)3. A Levite in the reign of Jehoshaphat. 2 Chron. 17:8. (b.c.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Nethaniah
NETHANI´AH (neth-a-nīʹa; “Jehovah bestows”).1. The son of Elishama and father of Ishmael, who murdered Gedaliah (2 Kings 25:23, 25; Jer. 40:8, 14–15; 41:1–2, etc.). He was of the royal family of Judah, before 586 b.c.2. One of the four sons of Asaph the singer (1 Chron. 25:2). He was head of the fifth
See also
Relatives
Elishama Father
Ishmael Son