Character Study on Elizaphan

Character Study on Elizaphan

Numbers 3: And the chief of the house of the father of the families of the Kohathites shall be Elizaphan the son of Uzziel.
Numbers 34: And the prince of the tribe of the children of Zebulun, Elizaphan the son of Parnach.
1 Chronicles 15: Of the sons of Elizaphan; Shemaiah the chief, and his brethren two hundred:
2 Chronicles 29: And of the sons of Elizaphan; Shimri, and Jeiel: and of the sons of Asaph; Zechariah, and Mattaniah:

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Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Elizaphan
1. Numbers 3:30; his descendants took a lead in religion under David and Hezekiah (1 Chronicles 15:8; 2 Chronicles 29:13).

2. Prince of Zebulun, appointed by Moses to take part in apportioning Canaan (Numbers 34:25).

Holman Bible Dictionary - Elizaphan
(ehl' ih zay fan) Personal name meaning, “God has hidden or treasured up.” 1. A clan leader among the sons of Kohath among the Levites in the wilderness with Moses (Numbers 3:30 ). Compare 1 Chronicles 15:8 ; 2 Chronicles 29:13 . 2 . Representative of tribe of Zebulun on the council to help Joshua and Eleazar divide the land among the tribes (Numbers 34:25 ).



Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Elizaphan
ELIZAPHAN . 1. Prince of the Kohathites ( Numbers 3:30 , 1 Chronicles 15:8 , 2 Chronicles 29:13 ) = Elzaphan ( Exodus 6:22 , Leviticus 10:4 P [Note: Priestly Narrative.] ). 2. Zebulun’s representative for dividing the land ( Numbers 34:25 P [Note: Priestly Narrative.] ).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Elizaphan
1. Son ofUzziel, and a 'chief' of the Kohathites. Numbers 3:30 ; 1 Chronicles 15:8 . He is called ELZAPHANin Exodus 6:22 ; Leviticus 10:4 . With Mishael he had the painful duty of removing the dead bodies of Nadab and Abihu.

2. Son of Parnach and a prince of the tribe of Zebulun. Numbers 34:25 .

3. Father of certain Levites that assisted Hezekiah in cleansing the temple. 2 Chronicles 29:13 . Perhaps the same as No. 1.

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Elzaphan - See Elizaphan
Elzaphan - See Elizaphan
Parnach - A Zebulunite, father of Elizaphan
Parnach - The father of Elizaphan ( Numbers 34:25 )
Parnach - Father of Elizaphan (Numbers 34:25 )
Par'Naeh - (delicate ), father or ancestor of Elizaphan prince of the tribe of Zebulun
Parnach - Father of Elizaphan
Shimri - Son of Elizaphan, a Levite
Elizaphan - Elizaphan
Elzaphan - ” An abbreviated form of Elizaphan
Jeiel - Son of Elizaphan, a Levite
je-i'el - ) ... A Gershonite Levite, one of the Bene-Elizaphan
Shemai'ah - (1 Chronicles 9:16 ) ... Son of Elizaphan, and chief of his house in the reign of David
Shemaiah - Son of Elizaphan, a Levite
Shemaiah - Head of the levitical Kohathite clan of Elizaphan in the time of David ( 1 Chronicles 15:8 ; 1 Chronicles 15:11 )
Korah - ... Elizaphan of the youngest branch, descended from Uzziel (Numbers 3:27; Numbers 3:30), was preferred before Korah of the elder Izharite branch and made "chief of the house of the father of the families of the Kohathites"; hence probably arose his pique against Moses