hash-ab-ne-i'-a (chashabhneyah; the King James Version Hashabniah, hash-ab-ni'a).

(1) Father of one of the builders of the wall (Nehemiah 3:10).

(2) A Levite mentioned in connection with the prayer preceding the signing of the covenant (Nehemiah 9:5); possibly identical with the Hashabiah (chashabhyah) of Ezra 8:19,24; Nehemiah 10:11; 11:22; 12:24, or one of these.

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