What does the Great Commission have to do with mobile devices? More than you might think.
Seraiah (father of Ezra)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
The chief priest when the Babylonians conquered Judah in 587/6 bc (2 Kgs 25:18–21; Jer 52:24–27). After the destruction of Jerusalem, Seraiah was put to death by King Nebuchadnezzar in Riblah.
Lexham Bible Dictionary
The most advanced Bible Dictionary
The most advanced Bible dictionary as a part of Biblia Plus, which includes everything you need to take your Bible study to the next level. For less than $1 a week, you'll get devotionals, Bible study guides, thematic studies, and much more!
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
SERAIAH (PERSON) [Heb śĕrāyâ (שְׂרָיָה)]. Name of eleven individuals in the Hebrew Bible and Apocrypha. The name is a Qal perfect form of the Heb root śrh “to persevere, persist.” On rare occasions, the root may mean “to rule.” With the divine element, yah (û), the name probably means “Yahweh has
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Seraiah. 1. Royal secretary of King David (2 Sm 8:17); alternately called Sheva in 2 Samuel 20:25, Shisha in 1 Kings 4:3, and Shavsha in 1 Chronicles 18:16.2. Chief priest in Jerusalem at the time of its destruction by the Babylonians in 586 bc. He was taken by Nebuzaradan, the captain of the guard,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
7. A son of Azariah, grandson of Hilkiah (who discovered the “book of the law” during Josiah’s reign; 2 K. 22:4, 8ff), and high priest at the time Jerusalem fell to the Babylonians (1 Ch. 6:14 [MT 5:40]). Nebuchadnezzar executed him with other prominent captives at Riblah (2 K. 25:18–21; Jer. 52:24–27).
Seraiah sə-riʹə, sə-rāʹə [Heb. śerāyāh (û)—‘Yahu is prince’; LXX Saraias, Saraia]; AV Apoc. SARAIAS, ZACHARIAS; NEB Apoc. SARAEAS, ZARAEAS.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Seraiah (si-ray´yuh; Heb., probably “the Lord persists”), a name borne by twelve people in the Bible, but for seven of these no biographical data is provided (cf. 1 Chron. 4:13–14, 35; 6:14; Ezra 2:2; 7:1; Neh. 10:2; 11:11; 12:1, 12).1 David’s scribe (2 Sam. 8:17); the same man’s name, however, is given
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
SERAIAH1. The scribe or secretary of David (2 Sam 8:17). The name appears as Sheva in 2 Sam 20:25, Shavsha in 1 Chr 18:16, and perhaps as Shisha in 1 Kgs 4:3 where his sons appear as secretaries to Solomon.2. The son of Azariah and high priest in the days of Zedekiah (1 Chr 6:14). When Jerusalem fell
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Catholic Bible Dictionary
SERAIAH (Hebrew, “the Lord has prevailed”) The name of several men in the Old Testament.1. A royal secretary of David (2 Sam 8:17). He is also known as Sheva and Shavsha (2 Sam 20:25; 1 Chr 18:16).2. The head priest in Jerusalem, who was executed in Riblah by the Babylonians in 586 b.c. (2 Kgs 25:18–21;
Smith’s Bible Dictionary