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Bible Names N-Z: Sherebiah


Sherebiah in Easton's Bible Dictionary flame of the Lord, a priest whose name is prominent in connection with the work carried on by Ezra and Nehemiah at Jerusalem (Ezra 8:17, 18, 24-30; Neh. 8:7; 9:4, 5; 10:12).

Sherebiah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary Ezra 8:18; Ezra 8:24. A Levite of the family of Mahli, son of Merari. One of the first ministers for the house of God who joined Ezra at the river Ahava. With Hashabiah, etc., he had charge of the vessels and gifts which the king, his lords, and all Israel, had offered. Sherebiah also assisted Ezra at the reading of the law, in making the people understand its sense (Nehemiah 8:7). He took part in the confession and thanksgiving at the fast after the feast of tabernacles (Nehemiah 9:4-5); and signed the covenant (Nehemiah 10:12), and was over the psalmody (Nehemiah 12:8; Nehemiah 12:24).

Sherebiah in Hitchcock's Bible Names singing with the Lord

Sherebiah in Naves Topical Bible -1. A Levite assistant to Ezra Ezr 8:18,24; Ne 8:7; 9:4,5 -2. A Levite who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah Ne 10:12; 12:8,24

Sherebiah in Smiths Bible Dictionary (heat of Jehovah) a Levite in the time of Ezra. Ezr 8:18,24 (B.C. 459.) When Ezra read the law to the people, Sherebiah was among the Levites who assisted him. Ne 8:7 He signed the covenant with Nehemiah. Ne 10:12

Sherebiah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE sher-e-bi'-a, she-reb'-ya (sherebhyah, "God has sent burning heat"(?); the form is doubtful): A post-exilic priest and family. Sherebiah, who joined Ezra at the river Ahava (Ezr 8:18; the Septuagint omits), and had charge, along with eleven others, of the silver and gold and vessels for the Temple (Ezr 8:24, Codex Vaticanus and Codex Alexandrinus Saraia, Lucian, Sarabias). He aided in the exposition of the Law (Neh 8:7), was among those who made public confession (Neh 9:4) and sealed the covenant (Neh 10:12 (13)). His name also appears in Neh 12:8,24. In every passage listed above except 10:12 (13), Codex Vaticanus and Codex Alexandrinus read Sarabia, Lucian, Sarabias. In 1 Esdras 8:47 the name appears as "Asebebia," the Revised Version (British and American) "Asebebias"; in 1 Esdras 8:54, "Esebrias," the Revised Version (British and American) "Eserebias," and 1 Esdras 9:48, "Sarabias." Many of the companion-names on the lists are plainly ethnic (Cheyne). Horace J. Wolf

Sherebiah in Wikipedia Sherebiah, singing with the Lord[1]

Sherebiah Scripture - Nehemiah 12:24 And the chief of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brethren over against them, to praise [and] to give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, ward over against ward.

Sherebiah Scripture - Nehemiah 8:7 Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people [stood] in their place.

Sherebiah Scripture - Nehemiah 9:4 Then stood up upon the stairs, of the Levites, Jeshua, and Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani, [and] Chenani, and cried with a loud voice unto the LORD their God.

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