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Bible Names N-Z: Shecaniah


Shecaniah in Easton's Bible Dictionary one intimate with Jehovah. (1.) A priest to whom the tenth lot came forth when David divided the priests (1 Chr. 24:11). (2.) One of the priests who were set "to give to their brethren by courses" of the daily portion (2 Chr. 31:15). Shechani'ah, id. (1.) A priest whose sons are mentioned in 1 Chr. 3:21, 22. (2.) Ezra 8:5. (3.) Ezra 10:2-4. (4.) The father of Shemaiah, who repaired the wall of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:29). (5.) The father-in-law of Tobiah (Neh. 6:18). (6.) A priest who returned from the Captivity with Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:3; marg., or Shebaniah).

Shecaniah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary 1. 1 Chronicles 24:11. 2. A priest under Hezekiah; distributed the priests' daily portion; those on duty and those off duty alike received (2 Chronicles 31:15-19).

Shecaniah in Hitchcock's Bible Names habitation of the Lord

Shecaniah in Naves Topical Bible -1. A priest in the time of David 1Ch 24:11 -2. A priest in the time of Hezekiah 2Ch 31:15

Shecaniah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE shek-a-ni'-a, shekan'-ya (shekhanyah (in 1 Ch 24:11; 2 Ch 31:15, shekhanyahu); Codex Vaticanus Ischania, Sekenia): (1) A descendant of Zerubbabel (1 Ch 3:21,22). This is the same Shecaniah mentioned in Ezr 8:3. (2) "The sons of Shecaniah," so the Massoretic Text of Ezr 8:5 reads, were among those who returned with Ezra, but a name appears to have been lost from the text, and we should probably read "of the sons of Zattu, Shecaniah the son of Jahaziel" (compare 1 Esdras 8:32, "of the sons of Zathoes, Sechenias the son of Jezelus"). (3) Chief of the tenth course of priests (1 Ch 24:11). (4) A priest in the reign of Hezekiah (2 Ch 31:15). (5) A contemporary of Ezra who supported him in his opposition to foreign marriages (Ezr 10:2). (6) The father of Shemaiah, "the keeper of the east gate" (Neh 3:29). (7) The father-in-law of Tobiah the Ammonite (Neh 6:18). (8) The eponym of a family which returned with Zerubbabel (Neh 12:3). It is the same name which, by an interchange of "bh" and "kh", appears as Shebaniah (see SHEBANIAH, (2)) in Neh 10:4,12,14. Horace J. Wolf

Shecaniah in Wikipedia Shecaniah - "one intimate with God". (1.) A priest to whom the tenth lot came forth when David divided the priests (1 Chr. 24:11). (2.) One of the priests who were set "to give to their brethren by courses" of the daily portion (2 Chr. 31:15). Shechani'ah, id. (1.) A priest whose sons are mentioned in 1 Chr. 3:21, 22. (2.) Ezra 8:5. (3.) Ezra 10:2-4. (4.) The father of Shemaiah, who repaired the wall of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:29). (5.) The father-in-law of Tobiah (Neh. 6:18). (6.) A priest who returned from the Captivity with Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:3; marg., or Shebaniah).

Shecaniah Scripture - 1 Chronicles 24:11 The ninth to Jeshua, the tenth to Shecaniah,

Shecaniah Scripture - 2 Chronicles 31:15 And next him [were] Eden, and Miniamin, and Jeshua, and Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah, in the cities of the priests, in [their] set office, to give to their brethren by courses, as well to the great as to the small:

Shechaniah in Smiths Bible Dictionary (dweller with Jehovah). 1. The tenth in order of the priests who were appointed by lot in the reign of David. 1Ch 24:11 (B.C. 1014.) 2. A priest in the reign of Hezekiah. 2Ch 31:15 (B.C. 925.)

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