All the Men of the Bible - Friday, January 3, 2014

Eliashib [Ĕlī'ashĭb]—god is requiter or god hath restored.

  1. A priest in David’s time from whom the eleventh priestly course took its name (1 Chron. 24:12).
  2. A son of Elioenai, descendant of Zerubbabel, a Judahite (1 Chron. 3:24).
  3. The high priest at the time of the rebuilding of the city wall (Neh. 3:1, 20, 21; 13:4, 7, 28).
  4. A Levite and singer who put away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:24).
  5. A son of Zattu who married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:27).
  6. A son of Bani who also married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:26).
  7. An ancestor of Johanan who helped Ezra in the assembly of foreign wives (Ezra 10:6; Neh. 12:10, 22, 23).

Devotional content drawn from All the Men of the Bible by Herbert Lockyer. Used with permission.

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