sheb-a-ni'-a, she-ban'-ya (shebhanyah, in 1 Chronicles 15:24, shebhanyahu):

(1) Name of a Levite or a Levitical family that participated in the religious rites that followed the reading of the Law (Nehemiah 9:4). The name is given in Nehemiah 10:10 among those that sealed the covenant.

(2) A priest or Levite who took part in the sealing of the covenant (Nehemiah 10:4; 12:14).


(3) Another Levite who sealed the covenant (Nehemiah 10:12).

(4) A priest in the time of David (1 Chronicles 15:24).

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