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Eliashib

Eliashib [N] [E] [H]

(whom God restores ).

  1. A priest in the time of King David eleventh in the order of the "governors" of the sanctuary. ( 1 Chronicles 24:12 )
  2. One of the latest descendants of the royal family of Judah. ( 1 Chronicles 3:24 )
  3. High priest at Jerusalem at the time of the rebuilding of the walls under Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 3:1 Nehemiah 3:20 Nehemiah 3:21 ) (B.C. 446.)
  4. A singer in the time of Ezra who had married a foreign wife. ( Ezra 10:24 )
  5. A son of Zattu, ( Ezra 10:27 ) and
  6. A son of Bani, ( Ezra 10:36 ) both of whom had transgressed in the same manner. (B.C. 458.)

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Eliashib'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.