Shebnah

Shebnah (Sheb´nuh)

The state secretary of King Hezekiah at the time of Sennacherib’s campaign against Judah (2Kgs 18:18-19:2; Isa 36:3-37:2). Apparently he had been demoted to this position from the higher office of royal steward following a bitter critique of Isaiah (Isa 22:15-25).

2Kgs 18:18-19:2

18When they called for the king, there came out to them Eliakim son of Hilkiah, who was in charge of the palace, and Shebnah the secretary, and Joah son of Asap ... View more

Isa 36:3-37:2

3And there came out to him Eliakim son of Hilkiah, who was in charge of the palace, and Shebna the secretary, and Joah son of Asaph, the recorder.4The Rabshakeh ... View more

Isa 22:15-25

Denunciation of Self-Seeking Officials
15Thus says the Lord GOD of hosts: Come, go to this steward, to Shebna, who is master of the household, and say to him:16 ... View more

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