Tobijah (Toh-bi´juh)

1 A Levite sent by the pious and prosperous Judean king Jehoshaphat (874–850 BCE) to teach the people of Judah from the “book of the law of the Lord” (2Chr 17:8-9). 2 One of the men who was memorialized for bringing back gifts of gold from Babylon to Jerusalem (Zech 6:10; Zech 6:14).

2Chr 17:8-9

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

Zech 6:10

10Collect silver and gold from the exiles—from Heldai, Tobijah, and Jedaiah—who have arrived from Babylon; and go the same day to the house of Josiah son of Zep ... View more

Zech 6:14

14And the crown shall be in the care of Heldai, Tobijah, Jedaiah, and Josiah son of Zephaniah, as a memorial in the temple of the Lord.

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