Character Study on Hashabiah

Character Study on Hashabiah

1 Chronicles 6: The son of Hashabiah, the son of Amaziah, the son of Hilkiah,
1 Chronicles 9: And of the Levites; Shemaiah the son of Hasshub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, of the sons of Merari;
1 Chronicles 25: Of Jeduthun: the sons of Jeduthun; Gedaliah, and Zeri, and Jeshaiah, Hashabiah, and Mattithiah, six, under the hands of their father Jeduthun, who prophesied with a harp, to give thanks and to praise the LORD.
1 Chronicles 25: The twelfth to Hashabiah, he, his sons, and his brethren, were twelve:
1 Chronicles 26: And of the Hebronites, Hashabiah and his brethren, men of valour, a thousand and seven hundred, were officers among them of Israel on this side Jordan westward in all the business of the LORD, and in the service of the king.
1 Chronicles 27: Of the Levites, Hashabiah the son of Kemuel: of the Aaronites, Zadok:
2 Chronicles 35: Conaniah also, and Shemaiah and Nethaneel, his brethren, and Hashabiah and Jeiel and Jozabad, chief of the Levites, gave unto the Levites for passover offerings five thousand small cattle, and five hundred oxen.
Ezra 8: And Hashabiah, and with him Jeshaiah of the sons of Merari, his brethren and their sons, twenty;
Ezra 8: Then I separated twelve of the chief of the priests, Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and ten of their brethren with them,
Nehemiah 3: After him repaired the Levites, Rehum the son of Bani. Next unto him repaired Hashabiah, the ruler of the half part of Keilah, in his part.
Nehemiah 10: Micha, Rehob, Hashabiah,
Nehemiah 11: Also of the Levites: Shemaiah the son of Hashub, the son of Azrikam, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Bunni;
Nehemiah 11: The overseer also of the Levites at Jerusalem was Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Micha. Of the sons of Asaph, the singers were over the business of the house of God.
Nehemiah 12: Of Hilkiah, Hashabiah; of Jedaiah, Nethaneel.
Nehemiah 12: And the chief of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brethren over against them, to praise and to give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, ward over against ward.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Hashabiah
Regarded by Jehovah.
Merarite Levite (1 Chronicles 6:45 ; 9:14 ).

A son of Jeduthun (25:3,19).

Son of Kemuel (26:30).

One of the chief Levites (2 Chronicles 35:9 ).

A Levite (Nehemiah 11:22 ).

One of the chief priests in the time of Ezra (Ezra 8:24 ).

A chief of the Levites (Nehemiah 12:24 ).

Ezra 8:19 .

Nehemiah 3:17 .


Morrish Bible Dictionary - Hashabiah
1. Son of Amaziah, a Merarite. 1 Chronicles 6:45 .

2. A Merarite, father of Azrikam. 1 Chronicles 9:14 .

3. Son of Jeduthun: appointed to the service of song. 1 Chronicles 25:3,19 .

4. A Hebronite, an officer of David. 1 Chronicles 26:30 .

5. Son of Kemuel, a Levite. 1 Chronicles 27:17 .

6. Levite who assisted Josiah at the great passover feast. 2 Chronicles 35:9 .

7,8. Two priests who returned from exile. Ezra 8:24 ; Nehemiah 12:21 .

9-11. Three Levites who returned from exile. Ezra 8:19 ; Nehemiah 10:11 ; Nehemiah 12:24 .

12,13. Two Levites, ancestors of some who returned from exile. Nehemiah 11:15,22 .

14. One, described as 'ruler of the half part of Keilah,' who helped to repair the wall. Nehemiah 3:17 .

Holman Bible Dictionary - Hashabiah
(hassh uh bi' uh) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh has reckoned or imputed,” appearing in longer and shorter Hebrew spellings. 1. Ancestor of Merari among the Levite leaders (1 Chronicles 6:45 ). 2 . Another member of the Merari priesthood (1 Chronicles 9:14 ; Nehemiah 11:15 ). 3 . Temple musician and Levite under David (1 Chronicles 25:3 ) and leader of course of Levites (1 Chronicles 25:19 ). 4 . Family of Levites from Hebron given authority to carry out God's business in the service of the king west of the Jordan (1 Chronicles 26:30 ). This shows the close connection between Temple and palace, religious and political activity in Israel. 5. Leader of the tribe of Levi possibly connected with taking the ill-fated census under David (1 Chronicles 27:17 ). He may be identical with 4. above. 6. Levite leader under Josiah who provided animals for the Levites to celebrate Passover (2 Chronicles 35:9 ). 7 . Levite leader Ezra conscripted to return to Jerusalem with him from Babylonian Exile about 458 B.C. (Ezra 8:19 ). He shared responsibility for transporting Temple treasures on the journey (Ezra 8:24-30 ). Compare Nehemiah 12:24 . 8 . Israelite called to divorce his foreign wife to protect the people from temptation to false worship according to Greek manuscripts of Ezra 10:25 (NRSV). 9. Levite with administrative duties over city of Keilah who joined Nehemiah in repairing wall of Jerusalem ( Nehemiah 3:17 ). He is probably the same one as the signer of Nehemiah's covenant to obey God's law (Nehemiah 10:11 ) and could be the same as both 7. and 8. above. 10. Ancestor of chief Levite in Jerusalem in Nehemiah's day (Nehemiah 11:22 ). 11 . Priest one generation after the return from Exile (Nehemiah 12:21 ).



Hitchcock's Bible Names - Hashabiah
The estimation of the Lord
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Hashabiah
1. ("Regarded by Jehovah".) (1 Chronicles 6:15).

2. 1 Chronicles 9:14.

3. 1 Chronicles 25:3; 1 Chronicles 25:19.

4. 1 Chronicles 26:30, one of the Hebronites (a chief Levite family sprung from Hebron, Kohath's son). With 1,700 men he had charge of all business appertaining to the Lord's and to king David's service. Called "ruler of the Levites, son of Kemuel" (1 Chronicles 27:17).

5. 2 Chronicles 35:9.

6. Ezra 8:19.

7. Ezra 8:24.

8. Nehemiah 3:17.

9. Nehemiah 10:11; the "chief" (Nehemiah 12:24; Nehemiah 12:26).

10. Nehemiah 11:15.

11. Nehemiah 11:22.

12. Nehemiah 12:1; Nehemiah 12:10; Nehemiah 12:21-26.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Hashabiah
HASHABIAH. 1. 2. Two Levites of the sons of Merari ( 1 Chronicles 6:45 ; 1 Chronicles 9:14 , Nehemiah 11:15 ). 3. One of the sons of Jeduthun ( 1 Chronicles 25:3 ). 4. A Hebronite ( 1 Chronicles 26:30 ). 5. The ‘ruler’ of the Levites ( 1 Chronicles 27:17 ). 6. A chief of the Levites in the time of Josiah ( 2 Chronicles 35:9 ); called in 1E Esther 1:9 Sabias . 7. One of the Levites who were induced to return under Ezra ( Ezra 8:19 ); called in 1Es 8:48 Asebias . 8. One of the twelve priests entrusted with the holy vessels ( Ezra 8:24 ); called in 1Es 8:54 Assamias . 9. The ‘ruler of half the district of Keilah,’ who helped to repair the wall ( Nehemiah 3:17 ), and sealed the covenant ( Nehemiah 10:11 ; Nehemiah 12:24 ; Nehemiah 12:26 ). 10. A Levite ( Nehemiah 11:22 ). 11. A priest ( Nehemiah 12:21 ). In all probability these eleven are not all distinct, but we have not sufficient data to enable us to effect the necessary reduction of the list.

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Sabias - SABIAS ( 1E Esther 1:9 ) = Hashabiah , 2 Chronicles 35:9
Kemuel - Levite, father of Hashabiah
Hashabneiah - It is possible that we ought to Identify this name with Hashabiah of Ezra 8:19 ; Ezra 8:24 , Nehemiah 10:11 ; Nehemiah 11:22 ; Nehemiah 12:24
Hebronites - On the west of the Jordan Hashabiah and his brethren, 1700 'men of valour,' were officers of Israel; and on the east, Jerijah and his brethren, 2700 'mighty men of valour,' were over the two and a half tribes
Kem'Uel - (Numbers 34:24 ) ... A Levite, father of Hashabiah, prince of the tribe in the reign of David
Kemuel - The father of Hashabiah, a Levite during the time of David (1 Chronicles 27:17 )
Malchijah - Three of Ezra's contemporaries with foreign wives (Ezra 10:25 ,Ezra 10:25,10:31 ); some modern translations replace the second Malchijah in the Hebrew text of Ezra 10:25 with Hashabiah, the early Greek reading
Hashabiah - Hashabiah
Merari - Hervey (Smith's Dictionary) supposes Jeduthun the patronymic title of the house, Ethan the head in David's time, and that Jeduthnn was brother of an ancestor of Ethan before Hashabiah (1 Chronicles 6:45; 1 Chronicles 25:3; 1 Chronicles 25:19) and son of Hilkiah or Amaziah
Keilah - In Nehemiah 3:17-18 Hashabiah is "ruler of the half part (pelek ) of Keilah" and Bavai ruler of the other half part
Hebron - Also Hashabiah and 1,700 Hebronites were officers "in all the Lord's business and the king's service" on the W
Ezra - " He committed for safety the charge of the gold and silver to 12 priests and 12 Levites (Ezra 8:24 translated "I separated 12 of the chief priests in addition to Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and ten of their brethren with them": compare Ezra 8:18-19)