Bilshan
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Bilshan

in the tongue

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bilshan

(eloquent), one of Zerubbabel's companions on his expedition from Babylon. (Ezra 2:2; Nehemiah 7:7) (B.C. 536).

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Son of the tongue; i.e., "eloquent", a man of some note who returned from the Captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:2; Nehemiah 7:7).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BILSHAN

bil'-shan (bilshan): An Israelite who returned with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:2 = Nehemiah 7:7). The name may be explained as the "inquirer" (new Hebrew and Aramaic), balash, the ("b" being an abbreviation of ben, as in bidhqar, and bimhal. Bilshan would then be a compound of ben, and lashon. J. Halevy (Revue etudes juives, X, 3)) translates the name "pere de la langue," 'abh lashon. In 1 Esdras 5:8, he is called "Beelsarus," which is akin to the form "Belshar" = "Belshar-uccur" or "O Bel, protect king." Bilshan points to "Belsun," "his lord." The rabbis take Bilshan as a surname to the preceding

Mordecai. H. J. Wolf

Strong's Hebrew
1114. Bilshan -- perhaps "inquirer," an Israelite
... 1113, 1114. Bilshan. 1115 . perhaps "inquirer," an Israelite. Transliteration:
Bilshan Phonetic Spelling: (bil-shawn') Short Definition: Bilshan. ...
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Thesaurus
Bilshan (2 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BILSHAN. bil'-shan (bilshan): An ... and bimhal.
Bilshan would then be a compound of ben, and lashon. J. Halevy ...
/b/bilshan.htm - 8k

Zerub'babel (23 Occurrences)
... RSV). Ezra 2:2 who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah,
Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The ...
/z/zerub'babel.htm - 13k

Nehemi'ah (8 Occurrences)
... Nehemi'ah (8 Occurrences). Ezra 2:2 who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah,
Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. ...
/n/nehemi'ah.htm - 8k

Mor'decai (51 Occurrences)
... Mor'decai (51 Occurrences). Ezra 2:2 who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah,
Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. ...
/m/mor'decai.htm - 20k

Mordecai (52 Occurrences)
... Mordecai (52 Occurrences). Ezra 2:2 who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah,
Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. ...
/m/mordecai.htm - 28k

Bigva'i (6 Occurrences)
... Bigva'i (6 Occurrences). Ezra 2:2 who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah,
Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. ...
/b/bigva'i.htm - 7k

Bigvai (4 Occurrences)
... Bigvai (4 Occurrences). Ezra 2:2 who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah,
Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. ...
/b/bigvai.htm - 8k

Ba'anah (9 Occurrences)
... RSV). Ezra 2:2 who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah,
Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The ...
/b/ba'anah.htm - 8k

Baanah (10 Occurrences)
... NIV). Ezra 2:2 who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah,
Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The ...
/b/baanah.htm - 10k

List (17 Occurrences)
... (See RSV NIV). Ezra 2:2 who came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah,
Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. ...
/l/list.htm - 14k



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