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Shelemiah

Shelemiah [N] [H] [S]

whom Jehovah repays.

  • Ezra 10:39 .

  • The father of Hananiah ( Nehemiah 3:30 ).

  • A priest in the time of ( Nehemiah 13:13 ).

  • Father of one of those who accused Jeremiah to Zedekiah ( Jeremiah 37:3 ; 38:1 ).

  • Father of a captain of the ward ( Jeremiah 37:13 ).

  • Jeremiah 36:14 .

    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.

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    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

  • Shelemiah [N] [E] [S]

    God is my perfection; my happiness; my peace
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

    Shelemiah [N] [E] [H]

    (repaid by Jehovah ).

    1. One of the sons of Bani in the time of Ezra. ( Ezra 10:30 ) (B.C. 458.)
    2. The father of Hananiah. ( Nehemiah 3:30 )
    3. A priest in the time of Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 13:13 )
    4. The father of Jehueal, or Jucal, in the time of Zedekiah. ( Jeremiah 37:3 )
    5. The father of Irijah, the captain of the ward who arrested Jeremiah. ( Jeremiah 37:13 ) (B.C. before 589.)
    6. The same as Meshelemiah and Shallum, 8. ( 1 Chronicles 26:14 )
    7. Another of the sons of Bani in the time of Ezra. ( Ezra 10:41 )
    8. Ancestor of Jehudi in the time of Jehoiakim. ( Jeremiah 36:14 )
    9. Son of Abdeel; one of those who received the orders of Jehoiakim to take Baruch and Jeremiah. ( Jeremiah 36:26 ) (B.C. 604.)

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

    SHELEMIAH

    shel-e-mi'-a, she-lem'-ya (shelemyah; Codex Vaticanus Selemia, Codex Alexandrinus (Selemias):

    (1) One of the sons of Bani who married foreign wives in the time of Ezra (Ezra 10:39), called "Selemias" in 1 Esdras 9:34.

    (2) Father of Hananiah who restored part of the wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3:30) (Codex Vaticanus Telemia, ..., Telemias).

    (3) A priest who was appointed one of the treasurers to distribute the Levitical tithes by Nehemiah (Nehemiah 13:13).

    (4) The father of Jehucal (or Jucal) in the reign of Zedekiah (Jeremiah 37:3; 38:1; in the second passage the name is Shelemyahu).

    (5) The father of Irijah, the captain of the ward, who arrested Jeremiah as a deserter to the Chaldeans (Jeremiah 37:13).

    (6) 1 Chronicles 26:14.

    See MESHELEMIAH.

    (7) Another of the sons of Bani who married foreign wives in the time of Ezra (Ezra 10:41). It is of interest to note that the order of names in this passage--Sharai, Azarel, and Shelemiah--is almost identical with the names in Jeremiah 36:26, namely, Seraiah, Azriel, Shelemiah.

    (8) Ancestor of Jehudi (Jeremiah 36:14).

    (9) Septuagint omits.) Son of Abdeel, one of the men sent by Jehoiakim to seize Baruch and Jeremiah after Baruch had read the "roll" in the king's presence (Jeremiah 36:26).

    Horace J. Wolf


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