Elishama
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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Elishama

God hearing

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Elishama

(whom God hears).

  1. The "prince" or "captain" of the tribe of Ephraim in the wilderness of Sinai. (Numbers 1:10; 2:18; 7:48; 10:22) (B.C. 1491.) From (1 Chronicles 7:26) we find that he was grandfather to the great Joshua.
  2. A son of King David. (1 Samuel 5:16; 1 Chronicles 3:8; 14:7)
  3. Another son of David, (1 Chronicles 3:6) who in the other lists is called ELISHUA. (B.C. after 1044.)
  4. A descendant of Judah. (1 Chronicles 2:41)
  5. The father of Nethaniah and grandfather of Ishmael. (2 Kings 25:25; Jeremiah 41:1)
  6. Scribe of King Jehoiakim. (Jeremiah 36:12,20,21) (B.C. 605.)
  7. A priest in the time of Jehoshaphat. (2 Chronicles 17:8) (B.C. 912).
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Whom God hears.

(1.) A prince of Benjamin, grandfather of Joshua (Numbers 1:10; 1 Chronicles 7:26).

(2.) One of David's sons (2 Samuel 5:16).

(3.) Another of David's sons (1 Chronicles 3:6).

(4.) A priest sent by Jehoshaphat to teach the people the law (2 Chronicles 17:8).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ELISHAMA

e-lish'-a-ma ('elishama`, "God has heard"):

(1) Grandfather of Joshua and son of Ammihud; prince of the tribe of Ephraim in the Exodus (Numbers 1:10; Numbers 7:48, 53 1 Chronicles 7:26).

(2) A son of David, born in Jerusalem (2 Samuel 5:16 1 Chronicles 3:8).

(3) By textual corruption in 1 Chronicles 3:6 for Elishua, another of David's sons; compare 2 Samuel 5:15.

(4) A scribe of Jehoiakim (Jeremiah 36:12, 20, 21).

(5) One "of the seed royal," grandfather of Ishmael, the slayer of Gedaliah (2 Kings 25:25 Jeremiah 41:1).

(6) A man of the tribe of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:41).

(7) One of the priests appointed by Jehoshaphat to teach the law (2 Chronicles 17:8).

F. K. Farr

Strong's Hebrew
476. Elishama -- "God has heard," the name of several Israelites
... Elishama. 477 . "God has heard," the name of several Israelites. Transliteration:
Elishama Phonetic Spelling: (el-ee-shaw-maw') Short Definition: Elishama. ...
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Library

The Writing of an Ancient Book
... But after they had put the roll in the room of Elishama, the chancellor, they
went to Jehoiakim's room, and told all these things to him. ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/the writing of an ancient.htm

Jehoshaphat's Reform
... Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asabel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan, and Adonijah,
and Tobijah, and Tobadonijah, Levites: and with them Elishama and Jehoram ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/jehoshaphats reform.htm

The visitation
... Thus we find a son of David's sometimes called Elishua (God helps') and sometimes
Elishama (God hears'); and Eldea or Eldaa may mean God comes' just as much as ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/ix the visitation.htm

Thesaurus
Elishama (17 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ELISHAMA. ...Elishama (17 Occurrences). Numbers
1:10 Of the children of Joseph: Of Ephraim: Elishama the son of Ammihud. ...
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Eli'shama (17 Occurrences)
... Elishama, Eli'shama. Elishaphat . ... Numbers 1:10 Of the children of Joseph: of
Ephraim, Elishama the son of Ammihud; of Manasseh, Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur ...
/e/eli'shama.htm - 10k

Ammihud (10 Occurrences)
... People of glory; ie, "renowned.". (1.) The father of the Ephraimite chief Elishama,
at the time of the Exodus (Numbers 1:10; 2:18; 7:48, 53). ...
/a/ammihud.htm - 11k

Ammi'hud (10 Occurrences)
... Ammi'hud (10 Occurrences). Numbers 1:10 Of the children of Joseph: of Ephraim, Elishama
the son of Ammihud; of Manasseh, Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur. (See RSV) ...
/a/ammi'hud.htm - 8k

Eliph'elet (8 Occurrences)
... Eliph'elet (8 Occurrences). 2 Samuel 5:16 and Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet.
(See RSV). ... 1 Chronicles 3:6 and Ibhar, and Elishama, and Eliphelet; (See RSV). ...
/e/eliph'elet.htm - 8k

E'phraim (146 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). Numbers 1:10 Of the children of Joseph: Of Ephraim: Elishama the son
of Ammihud. ...Elishama the son of Ammihud was over his army. (See RSV). ...
/e/e'phraim.htm - 35k

Eliphelet (8 Occurrences)
... 2 Samuel 5:16 and Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet. ... 1 Chronicles 3:6 and Ibhar,
and Elishama, and Eliphelet, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV). ...
/e/eliphelet.htm - 9k

Nethani'ah (20 Occurrences)
... 2 Kings 25:25 But it came to pass in the seventh month, that Ishmael the son of
Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, of the seed royal, came, and ten men with him ...
/n/nethani'ah.htm - 13k

Nethaniah (20 Occurrences)
... 2 Kings 25:25 But it happened in the seventh month, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah,
the son of Elishama, of the royal seed came, and ten men with him, and ...
/n/nethaniah.htm - 15k

Elishua (3 Occurrences)
... God his salvation, a son of David, 2 Samuel 5:15 = Elishama, 1 Chronicles 3:6. Int. ...
1 Chronicles 3:6 and Ibhar, and Elishama, and Eliphelet; (See NIV). ...
/e/elishua.htm - 7k

Concordance
Elishama (17 Occurrences)

Numbers 1:10
Of the children of Joseph: Of Ephraim: Elishama the son of Ammihud. Of Manasseh: Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Numbers 2:18
"On the west side shall be the standard of the camp of Ephraim according to their divisions: and the prince of the children of Ephraim shall be Elishama the son of Ammihud.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Numbers 7:48
On the seventh day Elishama the son of Ammihud, prince of the children of Ephraim
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Numbers 7:53
and for the sacrifice of peace offerings, two head of cattle, five rams, five male goats, and five male lambs a year old. This was the offering of Elishama the son of Ammihud.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Numbers 10:22
The standard of the camp of the children of Ephraim set forward according to their armies. Elishama the son of Ammihud was over his army.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

2 Samuel 5:16
and Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

2 Kings 25:25
But it happened in the seventh month, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, of the royal seed came, and ten men with him, and struck Gedaliah, so that he died, and the Jews and the Chaldeans that were with him at Mizpah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 2:41
and Shallum became the father of Jekamiah, and Jekamiah became the father of Elishama.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 3:6
and Ibhar, and Elishama, and Eliphelet,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)

1 Chronicles 3:8
and Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 7:26
Ladan his son, Ammihud his son, Elishama his son,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

1 Chronicles 14:7
and Elishama, and Beeliada, and Eliphelet.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

2 Chronicles 17:8
and with them the Levites, even Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, and Tobadonijah, the Levites; and with them Elishama and Jehoram, the priests.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 36:12
he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and behold, all the princes were sitting there, to wit, Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 36:20
They went in to the king into the court; but they had laid up the scroll in the chamber of Elishama the scribe; and they told all the words in the ears of the king.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 36:21
So the king sent Jehudi to get the scroll; and he took it out of the chamber of Elishama the scribe. Jehudi read it in the ears of the king, and in the ears of all the princes who stood beside the king.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 41:1
Now it happened in the seventh month, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, of the seed royal and one of the chief officers of the king, and ten men with him, came to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam to Mizpah; and there they ate bread together in Mizpah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

Subtopics

Elishama

Elishama: A Descendant of Judah

Elishama: A Priest Sent by Jehoshaphat to Teach the Law

Elishama: A Secretary to Jehoiakim

Elishama: A Son of David

Elishama: Another Son of David, Elsewhere Called Elishua, Which See

Elishama: Grandfather of Joshua

Elishama: Probably Identical With Number Four

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