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eliashib in the Bible

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).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • Not a single mention is made of eliashib in the account of the services of the day.

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  • Heading these priests, and superintending their work, is eliashib the high priest.

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  • But eliashib had a grandson named Manasseh, and this young man had made what he thought a very good match.

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  • eliashib the high priest had been the store-keeper before, xiii.

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  • After the return from exile Joshua, Joachim, and eliashib successively filled the pontifical office.

  • In the latter part of the Book of Nehemiah we never find eliashib coming forward as a helper in any good work.

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  • Nehemiah finds, to his dismay, that eliashib has actually been the very one who has had this chamber prepared.

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  • There was the venerable pontiff, eliashib, a man whose broad and bland countenance was well in keeping with his elegant attire.

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  • But no sooner had Nehemiah left than a counter-current set in that could be traced to the influence of the high-priest eliashib.

  • In this noble simplicity of service eliashib was followed by the priesthood generally.

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