Eliashib [N] [H] [S]
whom God will restore. A priest, head of one of the courses of the priests of the time of David ( 1 Chronicles 24:12 ).
A high priest in the time of Ezra and Nehemiah ( Nehemiah 12:22 Nehemiah 12:23 ). He rebuilt the eastern city wall ( 3:1 ), his own mansion being in that quarter, on the ridge Ophel ( Nehemiah 3:20 Nehemiah 3:21 ). His indulgence of Tobiah the Ammonite provoked the indignation of ( Nehemiah 13:4 Nehemiah 13:7 ).
These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Eliashib". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .