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Shelemiah (father of Irijah)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shelemiah, Father of Irijah
Shelemiah, Father of Irijah (שֶׁלֶמְיָה‎, shelemyah). The father of Irijah, a sentry who arrested Jeremiah on accusations of deserting to the Babylonians. The son of Hananiah (Jer 37:13).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shelemiah (Person)
SHELEMIAH (PERSON) [Heb šelemyâ (שֶׁלֶמְיָה‎); šelemiyāhû (שֶׁלֶמִיָהוּ)]. The personal name of some nine individuals, most of whom were in the late Judean or postexilic period.1. A Judean to whom the cast of the lot fell for the office of high gatekeeper of the Solomonic temple’s E gate (1 Chr
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shelemiah
Shelemiah. 1. Korahite from the tribe of Levi and a gatekeeper who was chosen by lot to guard the east gate of the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Chr 26:14); also named Meshelemiah (9:21; 26:1, 2).See Meshelemiah.2,3. Two of Bani’s sons, who were encouraged to divorce their foreign wives during
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shelemiah
Shelemiah shel-ə-mīʹə [Heb. šelemyâ, šelemyāhû—‘Yahweh has recompensed’].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shelemiah
SHELEMIAH1. Korahite from the tribe of Levi and a gatekeeper who was chosen by lot to guard the east gate of the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Chr 26:14); also named Meshelemiah (vv 1–2). See Meshelemiah.2–3. Two of Binnui’s sons, who were encouraged to divorce their foreign wives during Ezra’s
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shelemiah
Shelemiah (shel´uh-mi´uh; Heb., “the Lord has recompensed/restored”).1 The son of Cushi and father of Nethaniah. He was sent by Jerusalem officials to tell Baruch to read from the scroll of Jeremiah (Jer. 36:14).2 The son of Abdeel. He was one of Jehoiakim’s men sent to arrest Baruch and Jeremiah (Jer.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shelemiah
SHELEMIAH. A biblical name somewhat common at the time of the Exile.1. A shorter form of Meshelemiah, a Levite appointed gatekeeper in the tabernacle during the reign of David (1 Chr 26:1–2, 14).2. Son of Cushi and grandfather of Jehudi whom the princes sent to bring Baruch with the writings of Jeremiah
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shelemiah
Shelemiah (Heb. šelemyâ, šelemiyāhû) (also MESHELEMIAH)1. A Korahite, grandson of Asaph, and gatekeeper during the time of David (1 Chr. 26:14). He is called Meshelemiah at 1 Chr. 26:1 and may be the same as Shallum (8) at 9:17, 19, 31.2. Two descendants of Bani or Binnui who had married foreign
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shelemiah
Shelemiah [shĕlˊə mīˊə] (Heb. šelemyâ, šelemyāhû “Yahweh has recompensed”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shelemiah
Shelemi´ah (repaid by Jehovah).1. One of the sons of Bani in the time of Ezra. Ezra 10:39. (b.c. 458.)2. The father of Hananiah. Neh. 3:30.3. A priest in the time of Nehemiah. Neh. 13:13.4. The father of Jehucal, or Jucal, in the time of Zedekiah. Jer. 37:3.5. The father of Irijah, the captain of
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shelemiah
SHELEMI´AH (shel-e-miʹa; “Jehovah repays”).1. The gatekeeper of the E entrance to the Tabernacle; his son Zechariah had the northern gate (1 Chron. 26:14), about 960 b.c. He is called Meshelemiah (9:21; 26:1–2), Meshullam (Neh. 12:25), and Shallum (1 Chron. 9:17, 31).2. One of the “sons” of Bani in
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Shelemiah
Shelemiahwhom Jehovah repays. (1.) Ezra 10:39.(2.) The father of Hananiah (Neh. 3:30).(3.) A priest in the time of Nehemiah (13:13).(4.) Father of one of those who accused Jeremiah to Zedekiah (Jer. 37:3; 38:1).(5.) Father of a captain of the ward (Jer. 37:13).(6.) Jer. 36:14.
See also
Relatives
Hananiah Father
Irijah Son