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eliashib


eliashib


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Eliashib 
  whom  God  will  restore.  (1.)  A  priest,  head  of  one  of  the  courses 
  of  the  priests  of  the  time  of  David  (1  Chr.  24:12). 
 
  (2.)  A  high  priest  in  the  time  of  Ezra  and  Nehemiah  (Neh. 
  12:22,  23).  He  rebuilt  the  eastern  city  wall  (3:1),  his  own 
  mansion  being  in  that  quarter,  on  the  ridge  Ophel  (3:20,  21). 
  His  indulgence  of  Tobiah  the  Ammonite  provoked  the  indignation 
  of  Nehemiah  (13:4,  7). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Eliashib,  the  God  of  conversion