Elioenai (El´ee-oh-ee´ni; a shortened form of Eliehoenai, Heb., “my eyes are toward God”)

1 A Judahite, descendant of the kings of Judah through David (1Chr 3:23-24). 2 A family leader in the tribe of Simeon (1Chr 4:36). 3 A Benjaminite of the clan of Becher (1Chr 7:8). 4 A Levite of the priestly clan of Pashur. He was condemned by Ezra for taking a foreign wife (Ezra 10:22) and may be the same priest who served in postexilic Jerusalem (Neh 12:41). 5 A member of the clan of Zattu, likewise condemned by Ezra (Ezra 10:27).

1Chr 3:23-24

23The sons of Neariah: Elioenai, Hizkiah, and Azrikam, three.24The sons of Elioenai: Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah, and Anani, seven.

1Chr 4:36

36Elioenai, Jaakobah, Jeshohaiah, Asaiah, Adiel, Jesimiel, Benaiah,

1Chr 7:8

8The sons of Becher: Zemirah, Joash, Eliezer, Elioenai, Omri, Jeremoth, Abijah, Anathoth, and Alemeth. All these were the sons of Becher;

Ezra 10:22

22Of the descendants of Pashhur: Elioenai, Maaseiah, Ishmael, Nethanel, Jozabad, and Elasah.

Neh 12:41

41and the priests Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin, Micaiah, Elioenai, Zechariah, and Hananiah, with trumpets;

Ezra 10:27

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

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