Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Elioenai ” means my eyes are toward the Lord

  1. Elsest son of Neariah, the son of Shemaiah. (1 Chronicles 3:23,24)
  2. Head of a family of the Simeonites. (1 Chronicles 4:36) (B.C. after 1451.)
  3. Head of one of the families of the sons of Becher, the son of Benjamin. (1 Chronicles 7:8)
  4. A Korhite Levite, and one of the doorkeepers of the "house of Jehovah." (1 Chronicles 26:3)
  5. A priest in the days of Ezra, one of those who had married foreign wives. (Ezra 10:22) (B.C. 446.) Possibly the same as
  6. An Israelite of the sons of Zattu, who had also married a foreign wife. (Ezra 10:27) (B.C. 458.)
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