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elishama in the Bible

whom God hears. (1.) A prince of Benjamin, grandfather of Joshua (Num. 1:10; 1 Chr. 7:26). (2.) One of David's sons (2 Sam. 5:16). (3.) Another of David's sons (1 Chr. 3:6). (4.) A priest sent by Jehoshaphat to teach the people the law (2 Chr. 17:8).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • He found him in the palace, in the chamber of the secretary of state, elishama, attending a council of the princes.

  • When you overtake them, give my greetings to my father, to my grandfather elishama, and to Miriam.

    Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
  • There is no elishama in the royal genealogy, except a son of David.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • Then he sent Jehudi to bring the roll, and he brought it out of the room of elishama, the chancellor.

    The Children's Bible Henry A. Sherman
  • They kept the roll and laid it up in elishama's room; then they went to the king.

  • So the king sent Jehudi to fetch the roll: and he took it out of the chamber of elishama the scribe.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall

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