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Abishua

Abishua [N] [H]

father of welfare; i.e., "fortunate."

  • The grandson of Benjamin ( 1 Chronicles 8:4 ).

  • The son of Phinehas the high priest ( 1 Chronicles 6:4 1 Chronicles 6:5 1 Chronicles 6:50 ; Ezra 7:5 ).

    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

    Bibliography Information

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

  • Abishua [N] [E]

    father of salvation
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Abishua'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Abishua, or Abishu-a

    (father of deliverance ).

    1. Son of Bela, of the tribe of Benjamin. ( 1 Chronicles 8:4 )
    2. Son of Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, and father of Bukki, in the genealogy of the high priests. ( 1 Chronicles 6:4 1 Chronicles 6:5 1 Chronicles 6:50 1 Chronicles 6:51 ; Ezra 7:4 Ezra 7:5 )

    Bibliography Information

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

    ABISHUA

    a-bish'-u-a, abi-shoo'-a ('abhishua`, uncertain, perhaps "father of wealth," or "my father is wealth"):

    1. A son of Bela the son of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:4).

    2. The son of Phinehas, who was grandson to Aaron (1 Chronicles 6:4,5,50; Ezra 7:5).

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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ABISHUA'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.