Character Study on Shilonites

Character Study on Shilonites

1 Chronicles 9: And of the Shilonites; Asaiah the firstborn, and his sons.

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Morrish Bible Dictionary - Shilonites
Designation of Asaiah and his sons, probably as forming a part of the family of SHELAH, son of Judah. 1 Chronicles 9:5 ; cf. Numbers 26:20 , where they are called SHELANITES.

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Shelanites - Apparently called Shilonites in 1 Chronicles 9:5
Haza'Iah - (whom Jehovah sees ), a man of Judah of the family of the Shilonites, or descendants of Shelah
Pahath Moab - Pahath Moab was probably a family of the Shilonites or sons of Shelah of Judah "who anciently had the dominion in Moab" (1 Chronicles 4:22; compare 1 Chronicles 4:14 with 1 Chronicles 2:54, Joab). As the Benjamites and Shilonites are together in 1 Chronicles 9:5-7; Nehemiah 11:5-7, so Benjamin and Hashub of Pahath Moab are together in Nehemiah 3:23
pa'Hath-mo'ab - Of the individual or the occasion of his receiving so singular a name nothing is known certainty but as we read in ( 1 Chronicles 4:22 ) of a family of Shilonites, of the tribe of Judah, who in very early times "had dominion in Moab," it may be conjectured that this was the origin of the name
Asaiah - The first-born of the Shilonites, 1 Chronicles 9:5 ; called in Nehemiah 11:5 Maaseiah