Bible Names N-Z: Tobijah
Tobijah in Easton's Bible Dictionary
id., a Levite sent out through Judah by Jehoshaphat to teach
people (2 Chr. 17:8).
Tobijah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Tobijah in Naves Topical Bible
-1. A Levite sent by Jehoshaphat to instruct the people in the
-2. A captive in Babylon
Tobijah in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(goodness of Jehovah).
1. One of the Levites sent by Jehoshaphat, to teach
the law in the cities of Judah. 2Ch 17:8 (B.C. 910.)
2. One of the captivity in the time of Zechariah, in
whose presence the prophet ,as commanded to take crowns of
silver and gold and put them on the head of Joshua the high
priest. Zec 6:10,14 (B.C 519.)
Tobijah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
to-bi'-ja (Tobhiyah, "Yahweh is good"):
(1) A Levite in the reign of Jehoshaphat whom the king sent to
teach in the cities of Judah (2 Ch 17:8; Tobhiyahu; the
(2) One of a party of Jews that came from Babylon to Jerusalem
with gold and silver for a crown for Zerubbabel and Joshua, or
for Zerubbabel alone (Zec 6:10,14). The crown was to be stored
in the temple in remembrance of the donors (the Septuagint in
both passages translates Tobiyah by chresimoi, i.e. Tobheyha).
Tobijah in Wikipedia
Tobias (Τοβίας) is a Greek version of the Hebrew biblical name
"Tobijah" (טוביה), meaning "God is good". It is a popular male
given name in Germany, Scandinavia, the United States and
amongst Jewish people. In English-speaking countries it is
often shortened to Toby. Other diminutives are Tobi (English,
Germany), Tobsen (Germany) and Tobbe (Sweden). Tobias has also
been a surname.
Tobijah Scripture - 2 Chronicles 17:8
And with them [he sent] Levites, [even] Shemaiah, and
Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and
Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tobadonijah,
Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, priests.
Tobijah Scripture - Zechariah 6:10
Take of [them of] the captivity, [even] of Heldai, of Tobijah,
and of Jedaiah, which are come from Babylon, and come thou the
same day, and go into the house of Josiah the son of
Tobijah Scripture - Zechariah 6:14
And the crowns shall be to Helem, and to Tobijah, and to
Jedaiah, and to Hen the son of Zephaniah, for a memorial in
the temple of the LORD.
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