Eliashib (I-li´uh-shib; Heb., “God restores”)

1 The head of a priestly division in the time of David (1Chr 24:12). 2 The son of Eshyahu and a high-ranking official at the late-sixth-century BCE fortress at Arad, where documents written to him have been found. 3 The name of three postexilic Israelites, including one levitical singer, who divorced their foreign wives in response to Ezra’s proclamation (Ezra 10:24; Ezra 10:27; Ezra 10:36). 4 The father of Jehohanan in whose chamber Ezra spent a night (Ezra 10:6). 5 The Jerusalemite high priest in the time of Nehemiah who assisted in rebuilding a northwest section of the city wall (Neh 3:1) and whose grandson married the daughter of Sanballat (Neh 13:28; this may be the same as 3 and ). 6 A priest responsible for the Temple chambers, who permitted an Ammonite to dwell there until he was expelled by Nehemiah (Neh 13:4-8). 7 A late postexilic descendant of David through the line of Zerubbabel (1Chr 3:24).

1Chr 24:12

12the eleventh to Eliashib, the twelfth to Jakim,

Ezra 10:24

24Of the singers: Eliashib. Of the gatekeepers: Shallum, Telem, and Uri.

Ezra 10:27

27Of the descendants of Zattu: Elioenai, Eliashib, Mattaniah, Jeremoth, Zabad, and Aziza.

Ezra 10:36

36Vaniah, Meremoth, Eliashib,

Ezra 10:6

Foreign Wives and Their Children Rejected
6Then Ezra withdrew from before the house of God, and went to the chamber of Jehohanan son of Eliashib, where he spent ... View more

Neh 3:1

Organization of the Work
1Then the high priest Eliashib set to work with his fellow priests and rebuilt the Sheep Gate. They consecrated it and set up its doors ... View more

Neh 13:28

28And one of the sons of Jehoiada, son of the high priest Eliashib, was the son-in-law of Sanballat the Horonite; I chased him away from me.

Neh 13:4-8

The Reforms of Nehemiah
4Now before this, the priest Eliashib, who was appointed over the chambers of the house of our God, and who was related to Tobiah,5prepa ... View more

1Chr 3:24

24The sons of Elioenai: Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah, and Anani, seven.

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