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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". .

  • Eliashib [N] [E] [S]

    the God of conversion
    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 'Eliashib'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    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.

    ELIASHIB

    e-li'-a-shib ('elyashibh, "God restores"):

    (1) A descendant of David (1 Chronicles 3:24).

    (2) Head of the eleventh course of priests (1 Chronicles 24:12).

    (3) The high priest in the time of Nehemiah. He, with his brethren the priests, helped in the rebuilding of the wall (Nehemiah 3:1). But later he was "allied unto Tobiah" the Ammonite (Nehemiah 13:4) and allowed that enemy of Nehemiah the use of a great chamber in the temple (Nehemiah 13:5); and one of his grandsons, a son of Joiada, married a daughter of Sanballat the Horonite and was for this expelled from the community by Nehemiah (Nehemiah 13:28).

    See SANBALLAT.

    (4, 5, 6) Three Israelites, one a "singer," who had married foreign wives (Ezra 10:24,27,36).

    (7) Father of Jehohanan (Ezra 10:6); probably identical with (3) above. Called Eliasib in 1 Esdras 9:1.

    F. K. Farr


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