Tobiah

Tobiah (Toh-bi´uh; Heb., “Yah[weh] is good”)

1 The head of a priestly clan whose genealogy was in doubt (Ezra 2:60; Neh 7:62). 2 An opponent of Nehemiah (Neh 2:10; Neh 2:19; Neh 4:3; Neh 4:7; Neh 6:1-19; Neh 13:4-8), with Sanballat and Geshem, to the restoration of Jerusalem in the late sixth–early fifth century BCE (Neh 2:10-20; Neh 4:19; Neh 6:10-19; Neh 13:4-9).

Ezra 2:60

60the descendants of Delaiah, Tobiah, and Nekoda, six hundred fifty-two.

Neh 7:62

62the descendants of Delaiah, of Tobiah, of Nekoda, six hundred forty-two.

Neh 2:10

10When Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite official heard this, it displeased them greatly that someone had come to seek the welfare of the people of ... View more

Neh 2:19

19But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite official, and Geshem the Arab heard of it, they mocked and ridiculed us, saying, “What is this that yo ... View more

Neh 4:3

3Tobiah the Ammonite was beside him, and he said, “That stone wall they are building—any fox going up on it would break it down!”

Neh 4:7

7 But when Sanballat and Tobiah and the Arabs and the Ammonites and the Ashdodites heard that the repairing of the walls of Jerusalem was going forward and the ... View more

Neh 6:1-19

Intrigues of Enemies Foiled
1Now when it was reported to Sanballat and Tobiah and to Geshem the Arab and to the rest of our enemies that I had built the wall an ... View more

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

Neh 2:10-20

10When Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite official heard this, it displeased them greatly that someone had come to seek the welfare of the people of ... View more

Neh 4:19

19And I said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people, “The work is great and widely spread out, and we are separated far from one another on th ... View more

Neh 6:10-19

10One day when I went into the house of Shemaiah son of Delaiah son of Mehetabel, who was confined to his house, he said, “Let us meet together in the house of ... View more

Neh 13:4-9

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

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