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Eliashib

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 Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Eliashib". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .