And of the sons of Pashur; Elioenai, Maaseiah, Ishmael, Nethaneel, Jozabad, and Elasah.
By the hand of Elasah the son of Shaphan, and Gemariah the son of Hilkiah, (whom Zedekiah king of Judah sent unto Babylon to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon) saying,
Easton's Bible Dictionary
One of the descendants of Judah, of the family of Hezron (1 Chronicles 2:39 , "Eleasah").
A descendant of king Saul (1 Chronicles 8:37 ; 9:43 ).
The son of Shaphan, one of the two who were sent by Zedekiah to Nebuchadnezzar, and also took charge of Jeremiah's letter to the captives in Babylon (Jeremiah 29:3 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ehl ay' ssah) Personal name meaning, “God has made.” 1. Son of Shaphan, the royal scribe. He took Jeremiah's message to the exiled community in Babylon while on a mission for King Zedekiah (Jeremiah 29:3 ). 2 . Descendant of Jerahmeel in tribe of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:39-40 ); spelled Eleasah in English translations. 3. Descendant of Saul and Jonathan in tribe of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:37 ); spelled Eleasah in English translations. Compare 1 Chronicles 9:43 . 4 . Priest with a foreign wife who agreed to divorce her to avoid temptation of foreign gods in time of Ezra (Ezra 10:22 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Ezra 10:22.
2. Son of Shaphan, one of the two sent by king Zedekiah to Nebuchadnezzar at Babylon (by whose permission alone be reigned) after the first deportation. He took charge of Jeremiah's letter to the captives (Jeremiah 29:3).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ELASAH (‘God hath made’). 1. One of those who had married a foreign wife ( Ezra 10:22 ). 2. The son of Shaphau, who, along with Gemariah the son of Hilkiah, carried a message from king Zedekiah to Babylon ( Jeremiah 29:3 ).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
The doings of God
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Priest who had married a strange wife. Ezra 10:22 .
2. Ambassador whom Zedekiah sent to Nebuchadnezzar. Jeremiah 29:3 . In the Hebrew this name is the same as ELEASAH.
Elasah - Elasah (‘God hath made’)
Shaphan - Son of Azaliah and perhaps father of Ahikam, Gemariah, Elasah, and Jaazaniah: he was scribe or secretary to king Josiah
Shaphan - See Ahikam ; Elasah ; Gedeliah; Jaazaniah
Shaphan - His family for two following generations played a worthy part as servants of Jehovah, and friends of the prophet Jeremiah: the Ahikam of 2 Kings 22:12-14 (= 2 Chronicles 34:20-22 ) and Jeremiah 26:24 , the Gemariah of Jeremiah 36:12 ; Jeremiah 36:25 , and Elasah ( Jeremiah 29:3 ) were Shaphan’s sons; the Micaiah of Jeremiah 36:11-12 , and Gedaliah (wh
Zedekiah - In the first year of his reign, Zedekiah sent to Babylon Elasah, the son of Shaphan, and Gemariah, the son of Hilkiah, probably to carry his tribute to Nebuchadnezzar