Eliashib

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Eliashib : whom God will restore.

  1. A priest, head of one of the courses of the priests of the time of David (1 Chronicles 24:12).
  2. A high priest in the time of Ezra and Nehemiah (Nehemiah 12:22,23). He rebuilt the eastern city wall (Nehemiah 3:1), his own mansion being in that quarter, on the ridge Ophel (Nehemiah 3:20,21). His indulgence of Tobiah the Ammonite provoked the indignation of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 13:4,7).
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