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Bible Names A-G: Elishama


Elishama in Easton's Bible Dictionary whom God hears. (1.) A prince of Benjamin, grandfather of Joshua (Num. 1:10; 1 Chr. 7:26). (2.) One of David's sons (2 Sam. 5:16). (3.) Another of David's sons (1 Chr. 3:6). (4.) A priest sent by Jehoshaphat to teach the people the law (2 Chr. 17:8).

Elishama in Fausset's Bible Dictionary 1. Numbers 1:10; Numbers 2:18; Numbers 7:48; Numbers 10:22; 1 Chronicles 7:26-27. 1 Chronicles 7:2. 2 Samuel 5:15-16; 1 Chronicles 3:6; 1 Chronicles 3:8; 1 Chronicles 14:7. 3. 1 Chronicles 2:41. According to tradition, father of Nethaniah and grandfather of Ishmael, "of the seed royal" at the captivity (2 Kings 25:25; Jeremiah 41:1). 4. Jeremiah 36:12; Jeremiah 36:20-21. Jeremiah 36:5. 2 Chronicles 17:8.

Elishama in Hitchcock's Bible Names God hearing

Elishama in Naves Topical Bible 1. Grandfather of Joshua Nu 1:10; 2:18; 7:48,53; 10:22; 1Ch 7:26 -2. A son of David 2Sa 5:16; 1Ch 3:8; 14:7 -3. Another son of David, elsewhere called ELISHUA, which see 1Ch 3:6 -4. A descendant of Judah 1Ch 2:41 -5. Probably identical with number four 2Ki 25:25; Jer 41:1 -6. A secretary to Jehoiakim Jer 36:12 -7. A priest sent by Jehoshaphat to teach the law 2Ch 17:8

Elishama in Smiths Bible Dictionary (whom God hears). 1. The "prince" or "captain" of the tribe of Ephraim in the wilderness of Sinai. Nu 1:10; 2:18; 7:48; 10:22 (B.C. 1491.) From 1Ch 7:26 we find that he was grandfather to the great Joshua. 2. A son of King David. 1Sa 5:16; 1Ch 3:8; 14:7 3. Another son of David, 1Ch 3:6 who in the other lists is called ELISHUA. (B.C. after 1044.) 4. A descendant of Judah. 1Ch 2:41 5. The father of Nethaniah and grandfather of Ishmael. 2Ki 25:25; Jer 41:1 6. Scribe of King Jehoiakim. Jer 36:12,20,21 (B.C. 605.) 7. A priest in the time of Jehoshaphat. 2Ch 17:8 (B.C. 912).

Elishama in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE e-lish'-a-ma ('elishama`, "God has heard"): (1) Grandfather of Joshua and son of Ammihud; prince of the tribe of Ephraim in the Exodus (Nu 1:10; 7:48,53; 1 Ch 7:26). (2) A son of David, born in Jerusalem (2 Sam 5:16; 1 Ch 3:8). (3) By textual corruption in 1 Ch 3:6 for Elishua, another of David's sons; compare 2 Sam 5:15. (4) A scribe of Jehoiakim (Jer 36:12,20,21). (5) One "of the seed royal," grandfather of Ishmael, the slayer of Gedaliah (2 Ki 25:25; Jer 41:1). (6) A man of the tribe of Judah (1 Ch 2:41). (7) One of the priests appointed by Jehoshaphat to teach the law (2 Ch 17:8). F. K. Farr

Elishama in Wikipedia was a son of Ammihud and a prince of the house of Ephraim according to Numbers 1:10.

Elishama Scripture - 1 Chronicles 2:41 And Shallum begat Jekamiah, and Jekamiah begat Elishama.

Elishama Scripture - Jeremiah 36:12 Then he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and, lo, all the princes sat there, [even] Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.

Elishama Scripture - Jeremiah 36:21 So the king sent Jehudi to fetch the roll: and he took it out of Elishama the scribe's chamber. And Jehudi read it in the ears of the king, and in the ears of all the princes which stood beside the king.

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