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.
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
-2. A son of Bela
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;
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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