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Elasah

Elasah [N] [H] [S]

God made.

  • One of the descendants of Judah, of the family of Hezron ( 1 Chronicles 2:39 , "Eleasah").

  • A descendant of king Saul ( 1 Chronicles 8:37 ; 9:43 ).

  • The son of Shaphan, one of the two who were sent by Zedekiah to Nebuchadnezzar, and also took charge of Jeremiah's letter to the captives in Babylon ( Jeremiah 29:3 ).

    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 Elasah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Elasah [N] [E] [S]

    the doings of God
    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
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

    Elasah [N] [E] [H]

    (whom God made ).

    1. A priest in the time of Ezra who had married a Gentile wife. ( Ezra 10:22 ) (B.C. 458).
    2. Son of Shaphan, one of the two men who were sent on a mission by King Zedekiah to Nebuchadnezzar at Babylon. ( Jeremiah 29:3 ) (B.C. 594.)

    [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 'Elasah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    ELASAH

    el'-a-sa ('el`asah, "God has made"):

    (1) An Israelite who had married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:22).

    (2) A son of Shaphan, by whom, with Gemariah, King Zedekiah sent a message to Babylon (Jeremiah 29:3).

    See ELEASAH.


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