Shecaniah

Shecaniah [N] [H]

one intimate with Jehovah.

  • A priest to whom the tenth lot came forth when David divided the priests ( 1 Chronicles 24:11 ).

  • One of the priests who were set "to give to their brethren by courses" of the daily portion ( 2 Chronicles 31:15 ).

    Shechani'ah, id.

  • A priest whose sons are mentioned in 1 Chronicles 3:21 1 Chronicles 3:22 .

  • Ezra 8:5 .

  • Ezra 10:2-4 .

  • The father of Shemaiah, who repaired the wall of Jerusalem ( Nehemiah 3:29 ).

  • The father-in-law of Tobiah ( Nehemiah 6:18 ).

  • A priest who returned from the Captivity with Zerubbabel ( Nehemiah 12:3 ; marg., or Shebaniah).

    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 Shecaniah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .
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