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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

Toward Jehovah are my eyes, the name of several men mentioned in the Old Testament (1 Chronicles 7:8; 4:36; Ezra 10:22, 27). Among these was the eldest son of Neariah, son of Shemaiah, of the descendants of Zerubbabel. His family are the latest mentioned in the Old Testament (1 Chronicles 3:23, 24).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

toward him are mine eyes; or to him are my fountains

Naves Topical Index

1. See Elihoenai

2. Son of Becher
1 Chronicles 7:8

3. A chief of Simeon
1 Chronicles 4:36

4. A priest

General references
Ezra 10:22

Possibly identical with one mentioned in Nehemia 12.41
Nehemiah 12:41

5. An Israelite
Ezra 10:27

6. Son of Neariah
1 Chronicles 3:23-24

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(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 Isr'lite of the sons of Zattu, who had also married a foreign wife. (Ezra 10:27) (B.C. 458.)