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Bible Names A-G: Abishua


Abishua in Easton's Bible Dictionary father of welfare; i.e., "fortunate." (1.) The grandson of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:4). (2.) The son of Phinehas the high priest (1 Chr. 6:4,5,50; Ezra 7:5).

Abishua in Fausset's Bible Dictionary ("father of safety".) 1. Son of Phinehas, fourth high priest (1 Chronicles 6:50). The Chronicon of Alexandria shows that his pontificate included the period of Ehud's judgeship, and probably of Eglon's oppression. Father of Bukki (1 Chronicles 6:4-5; 1 Chronicles 6:50-51; Ezra 7:4-5). Josephus (Ant. 8:1, 3) says he was succeeded in the priesthood by Eli; his descendants, until Zadok, falling to the rank of private persons. 2. Son of Bela of Benjamin: 1 Chronicles 8:4.

Abishua in Hitchcock's Bible Names father of salvation

Abishua in Naves Topical Bible 1. A high priest 1Ch 6:4 -2. A son of Bela 1Ch 8:4

Abishua in Smiths Bible Dictionary (father of deliverance). 1. Son of Bela, of the tribe of Benjamin. 1Ch 8:4 2. Son of Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, and father of Bukki, in the genealogy of the high priests. 1Ch 6:4,5,50,51; Ezr 7:4,5

Abishua in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE a-bish'-u-a, abi-shoo'-a ('abhishua`, uncertain, perhaps "father of wealth," or "my father is wealth"): (1) A son of Bela the son of Benjamin (1 Ch 8:4). (2) The son of Phinehas, who was grandson to Aaron (1 Ch 6:4,5,50; Ezr 7:5).

Abishua in Wikipedia was an early High priest of Israel. Abishua is mentioned in the books 1 Chronicles (6:35) and Ezra (7:5) as the son of the High priestPhinehas, son of Eleazar. As such, he is the great-grandson of Aaron, the brother of Moses and first High Priest. According to Josephus and other extrabiblical sources, he succeeded his father as High Priest.

Abishua Scripture - 1 Chronicles 6:4 Eleazar begat Phinehas, Phinehas begat Abishua,

Abishua Scripture - 1 Chronicles 6:5 And Abishua begat Bukki, and Bukki begat Uzzi,

Abishua Scripture - 1 Chronicles 6:50 And these [are] the sons of Aaron; Eleazar his son, Phinehas his son, Abishua his son,

Abishua Scripture - 1 Chronicles 8:4 And Abishua, and Naaman, and Ahoah,

Abishua Scripture - Ezra 7:5 The son of Abishua, the son of Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the chief priest:

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