King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

(another form of Jacob).

1. The head of one of the families of Nethinim (Ezra 2:45).

2. A Levite who kept the gate of the temple after the return from Babylon (1 Chronicles 9:17; Ezra 2:42; Nehemiah 7:45).

3. A descendant of David (1 Chronicles 3:24).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

foot-print; supplanting; crookedness; lewdness

Naves Topical Index

1. One of the Nethinim
Ezra 2:45

2. A returned exile
1 Chronicles 9:17; Ezra 2:42; Nehemiah 7:45; Nehemiah 8:7; Nehemiah 12:25

3. A son of Elioenai
1 Chronicles 3:24

Smith's Bible Dictionary


  1. A descendant of Zerubbabel and son of Elioenai. (1 Chronicles 3:24)
  2. One of the porters or doorkeepers at the east gate of the temple. (B.C. 636-440.)
  3. One of the Nethinim, whole family returned with Zerubbabel. (Ezra 2:45) (B.C. 536.)
  4. A Levite who assisted Ezra in expounding the law to the people. (Nehemiah 8:7)