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Tobijah in Easton's Bible Dictionary id., a Levite sent out through Judah by Jehoshaphat to teach the people (2 Chr. 17:8).

Tobijah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary (See TOBIAH.)

Tobijah in Naves Topical Bible -1. A Levite sent by Jehoshaphat to instruct the people in the law 2Ch 17:8 -2. A captive in Babylon Zec 6:10,14

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 Septuagint omits). (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 Zephaniah;

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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