Elishama (I-lish´uh-muh; Heb., “God has heard”)

1 The son of Ammihud; the leader of the tribe of Ephraim during the wilderness wandering (Num 1:10; Num 10:22). 2 A son of David born in Jerusalem (2Sam 5:16). Another list of David’s sons gives a second son named Elishama (1Chr 3:5-8), but comparison with a third list (1Chr 14:4-7) reveals that the repeated name in 1Chr 3:6 is probably a scribal error for Elishua, otherwise omitted. 3 A descendant of David and the grandfather of Ishmael, the leader of a group who assassinated Gedeliah (2Kgs 25:25; Jer 41:1-3). 4 A descendant of Judah (1Chr 2:41). 5 A priest during the reign of Jehoshaphat who taught the people about the law (2Chr 17:8). 6 The royal scribe of King Jehoiakim of Judah (Jer 36:12).

Num 1:10

10From the sons of Joseph:
from Ephraim, Elishama son of Ammihud;
from Manasseh, Gamaliel son of Pedahzur.

Num 10:22

22Next the standard of the Ephraimite camp set out, company by company, and over the whole company was Elishama son of Ammihud.

2Sam 5:16

16Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet.

1Chr 3:5-8

5These were born to him in Jerusalem: Shimea, Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon, four by Bath-shua, daughter of Ammiel;6then Ibhar, Elishama, Eliphelet,7Nogah, Nepheg ... View more

1Chr 14:4-7

4These are the names of the children whom he had in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, and Nathan; Solomon,5Ibhar, Elishua, and Elpelet;6Nogah, Nepheg, and Japhia;7Eli ... View more

1Chr 3:6

6then Ibhar, Elishama, Eliphelet,

2Kgs 25:25

25But in the seventh month, Ishmael son of Nethaniah son of Elishama, of the royal family, came with ten men; they struck down Gedaliah so that he died, along w ... View more

Jer 41:1-3

Insurrection against Gedaliah
1In the seventh month, Ishmael son of Nethaniah son of Elishama, of the royal family, one of the chief officers of the king, came ... View more

1Chr 2:41

41Shallum became the father of Jekamiah, and Jekamiah of Elishama.

2Chr 17:8

8With them were the Levites, Shemaiah, Nethaniah, Zebadiah, Asahel, Shemiramoth, Jehonathan, Adonijah, Tobijah, and Tob-adonijah; and with these Levites, the pr ... View more

Jer 36:12

12he went down to the king's house, into the secretary's chamber; and all the officials were sitting there: Elishama the secretary, Delaiah son of Shemaiah, Eln ... View more

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