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Smith's Bible Dictionary


(heard by Jehovah).

(1.) A prophet in the reign of Rehoboam (1 Kings 12:22; 2 Chronicles 11:2). (B.C. 972) He wrote a chronicle containing the events of Rehoboam's reign (2 Chronicles 12:5; 12:15).

(2.) The son of Shechaniah, among the descendants of Zerubbabel (1 Chronicles 3:23; Nehemiah 3:28).

(3.) A prince of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chronicles 4:27).

(4.) Son of Joel, Reubenite (1 Chronicles 5:4). (B.C. after 1706)

(5.) Son of Hasshub, a Merarite Levite (1 Chronicles 9:14; Nehemiah 11:15).

(6.) Father of Obadiah or Abda, a Levite (1 Chronicles 9:16).

(7.) Son of Elizaphan, and chief of his house in the reign of David (1 Chronicles 15:8; 15:11). (B.C. 1043)

(8.) A Levite, son of Nethaneel and also a scribe in the time of David (1 Chronicles 24:6). (B.C. 1014)

(9.) The eldest son of Obed‐edom the Gittite (1 Chronicles 26:4; 26:6-7). (B.C. 1014)

(10.) A descendant of Jeduthun the singer who lived in the reign of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 29:14).

(11.) One of the sons of Adonikam who returned with Ezra (Ezra 5:13).

(12.) One of Ezra's messengers (Ezra 8:16).

(13.) A priest of the family of Harim, who put away his foreign wife at Ezra's bidding (Ezra 10:21). (B.C. 455)

(14.) A layman of Israel son of another Harim, who had also married a foreigner (Ezra 10:31). (B.C. 458)

(15.) Son of Delaiah the son of Mehetabeel, a prophet in the time of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 6:10). (B.C. 446)

(16.) The head of a priestly house who signed the covenant with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 10:8; 12:6; 12:18). (B.C. 410)

(17.) One of the princes of Judah at the time of the dedication of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 12:34).

(18.) One of the choir on the same occasion (Nehemiah 12:38).

(19.) A priest (Nehemiah 12:42).

(20.) A false prophet in the time of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 29:24-32).

(21.) A Levite in the reign of Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 17:8). (B.C. 909)

(22.) A Levite in the reign of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 31:15). (B.C. 726)

(23.) A Levite in the reign of Josiah (2 Chronicles 35:9). (B.C. 628)

(24.) The father of Urijah of Kirjath‐jearim (Jeremiah 26:20). (B.C. before 608)

(25.) The father of Delaiah (Jeremiah 36:12). (B.C. before 605)

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