Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #7935: Shkanyah (pronounced shek-an-yaw')

or (prol.) Shkanyahuw {shek-an-yaw'-hoo}; from 7931 and 3050; Jah has dwelt; Shekanjah, the name of nine Israelites:--Shecaniah, Shechaniah.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

ּׁ / ׁ

shekanyâh / shekanyâhû

Shecaniah or Shechaniah = "dweller with Jehovah"

1) a descendant of Zerubbabel whose descendants returned from exile with Ezra

2) son of Jehiel of the sons of Elam and one who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

3) father of Shemaiah who repaired part of the wall of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah

4) son of Arah, father-in-law of Tobiah who opposed Nehemiah

5) a priest who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

6) a priest in the time of king Hezekiah of Judah

Part of Speech: noun proper masculine

Relation: from H7931 and H3050


This word is used 10 times:

1 Chronicles 3:21: "the sons of Obadiah, the sons of Shechaniah."
1 Chronicles 3:22: "And the sons of Shechaniah; Shemaiah: and the sons of Shemaiah; Hattush, and Igeal, and Bariah,"
1 Chronicles 24:11: "The ninth to Jeshua, the tenth to Shecaniah,"
2 Chronicles 31:15: "and Miniamin, and Jeshua, and Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah, in the cities of the priests, in their set office,"
Ezra 8:3: "Of the sons of Shechaniah, of the sons of Pharosh; Zechariah: and with"
Ezra 8:5: "Of the sons of Shechaniah; the son of Jahaziel, and with him three hundred"
Ezra 10:2: " And Shechaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, answered and said"
Nehemiah 3:29: "him repaired also Shemaiah the son of Shechaniah, the keeper of the east gate."
Nehemiah 6:18: "sworn unto him, because he was the son in law of Shechaniah the son of Arah; and his son"
Nehemiah 12:3: " Shechaniah, Rehum, Meremoth,"

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