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SHILONITE [Heb šı̂lōnı̂ (שִׁילֹנִי)]. 1. A description of the prophet Ahijah as somehow associated with the amphictyonic shrine at Shiloh (1 Kgs 11:29). Some scholars argue that the reference to Ahijah as a “Shilonite” suggests that a guild of prophets survived the destruction of both the shrine and
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shilonite. 1. Inhabitant of Shiloh, the hometown of Abijah the prophet (1 Kgs 11:29; 12:15; 15:29; 2 Chr 9:29; 10:15).See Shiloh.2. Hometown of the forefather of a family of exiles that returned to Jerusalem following the Babylonian captivity (1 Chr 9:5; Neh 11:5, kjv Shiloni). This place is probably
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
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Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shi´lonites, The, are mentioned among the descendants of Judah dwelling in Jerusalem at a date difficult to fix. 1 Chron. 9:5. They are doubtless the members of the house of Shelah, who in the Pentateuch are more accurately designated Shelanites.
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